Continuing Your Education

Our certification programs provide professional skills for career transition in a variety of public and private business sectors. These programs are intended for those who have an interest in gaining additional knowledge for career transition. Advanced Certificate programs provide a theoretical foundation for working professionals who have completed a minimum of an associate degree.

Certificate in International Studies Overview

The short International Studies certificate program provides vocational skills for career pathways into entry-level positions or for advancement in a wide variety of public and private businesses. General certificate programs develop marketable skills for positions such as office reception and administration, computer applications support, accounts receivable and payable and computer security.

Required Courses

  • BUS 270 International Business Law (3 Credits)
  • BUS 290 Strategies for International Business Ventures (3 Credits)
  • MGMT 218 Comparative Economic Systems (3 Credits)
  • MGMT 235 International Business (3 Credits)
  • MGMT 260 Cross Cultural Management (3 Credits)
  • MRKT 230 International Marketing (3 Credits)

Ready To Apply? Great! Here's What You Need To Do:

  • Complete an admissions interview conducted in person or via online methods.
  • Sign and submit an attestation of high school (or equivalent) completion.
  • Equivalencies include a GED Certificate. Home schooled students must present a diploma that meets the requirements of the state in which it was issued. (Students with non-US credentials please see International Student Admissions Requirements below).
  • Submit a completed application
  • Arrange for official transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended to be submitted to the Office of Records and Registration, University of the Potomac.
  • Submit grade reports or scores from any recognized college equivalency examinations (e.g., CLEP, DANTES, and Advanced Placement).
  • Submit certificates from any corporate education training or professional development programs. (Note: An ACE evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for corporate educational training.)
  • Submit military training documents. (Note: An ACE military evaluation form may be required to determine appropriate credit for military training.)
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