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Earn a certificate in Accounting Essentials, Applied Economics, or Business Analytics

Three business certificates prepare will prepare you to take the next step in your career.

Are you a business professional looking to take the next step in your career? Or a recent college graduate who wants to add value to your existing business degree? PennWest’s has online certificates in business-related fields to give you the boost you need.  

Because these programs are delivered 100% online, you can continue to work full-time while you develop new expertise in an area that interests you. Choose from one of three certificate options: Accounting Essentials, Applied Economics or Business Analytics. You’ll learn from PennWest’s renowned MBA faculty, all with specialized expertise and career experience. This certificate can help you set yourself apart. And move you in an exciting new direction.


PennWest has three different business certificates to choose from taught by renowned MBA faculty with specialized expertise.

Career Advancement

Certificates in accounting, economics and business analytics can help bolster a resume, improve your current role within an organization and help you to advance your career.


Expected growth in employment for business analysts through 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Graduate Admissions

Start Terms:

Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter

Post-Baccalaureate Certificates

Accounting Essentials
Applied Economics
Business Analytics

Careers and Salaries

What Can You Do with a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Business Administration

A post-baccalaureate certificate in Business Administration can help you expand your knowledge in a particular area, making you more valuable to your current organization or put you in a better position for career advancement.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Resume if GPA is under 3.0

The Power of PennWest

PennWest’s three campuses, California, Clarion and Edinboro universities, have been delivering award-winning online programs for more than 20 years. You’ll graduate with a degree from Pennsylvania Western University, completely supported by the expertise and community of learners on our brick-and-mortar campuses.

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