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Business Principles Undergraduate Certificate

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Learn key business skills

Build your knowledge base in business.

Explore the keys to areas like accounting, marketing and business law. 

Designed for non-business majors, this certificate teaches you the basics of the field. Feel empowered and confident in business. 

Choose your certificate

Program requirements (12 hours)

  1. ACC 201(3), BUS 135(3), LAW 231(3); MKT 150(3) or MKT 350(3).
  2. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.

Completion requirements

Attain a C or better in all courses used to fulfill the certificate requirements.


  1. Prerequisite for ACC 201 is 24 hours; and MSU GPA of 2.00; and combined (MSU and transfer) GPA of 2.00; and the math general education requirement with a grade of "C" or better.
  2. Prerequisite for LAW 231 is 24 hours.
  3. Prerequisite for MKT 350 is 54 hours and PSY 121.

Inspiring Academics

Knowledge based on experience — Missouri State's approach to learning sets you up for success with insight from expert faculty, personalized advising and a diverse range of courses.

Unbeatable Value

A smart investment in your future — Missouri State delivers enriching opportunities along with affordable costs and extensive financial aid options.