Business Certificates

Strengthen your business skills. Enhance your academic studies. The University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business offers multiple business certificates for UW undergraduate and graduate students, plus managers and executives interested in continuing education.



Certificate of International Studies in Business
Gain international business experience via foreign language study, internships and studying abroad. Open to Foster undergrads.

Sales Certificate
Combine sales fundamentals (presenting, customer relations, selling) with management skills (ethics, budgeting, motivation). Open to all UW undergrads.

Graduate Students


Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial ambition welcome. Study new enterprise creation, venture capital, law and other start-up business topics. Open to Foster MBA students.

Global Business Certificate
Focus on global business practices. Prepare to succeed in today‚Äôs interconnected business environment. Open to Foster MBA students.

Technology Entrepreneurship Certificate
Learn about technology commercialization, marketing, sales, finance and new ventures. Open to UW graduate students.

Executive Education


Executive Development Program
Explore each facet of business from a top-level perspective. Become a more effective leader and problem-solver. 9-month program. Open to managers.

Executive Seminars
Strengthen your leadership skills with brief, topic-focused seminars designed for practical professional development. Open to senior managers and executives.

Visiting Executive Program
Designed for international professionals (non-US citizens) who desire an individualized business management experience; English language study optional.