Advanced Business Administration Certificate


The certificate in Advanced Business Administration (CABA) Program is a graduate program that provides students with the fundamentals of business concepts, theories and practices. Students who earn the certificate will be prepared to apply the learned concepts to real business situations in a variety of Industries. The CABA Program is especially designed to meet the needs of college graduates with non- business degrees, who seek either a better understanding of relevant business practices or admission to the MBA Program.

An accelerated online version of the program is also available. Students are not allowed to alternate enrollment in accelerated and traditional program courses.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the certificate program in advanced business administration, prospective candidates must first meet all requirements for graduate admission to UT Rio Grande Valley.

  1. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  2. Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 in the last 60 semester credit hours.
  3. Resume

Application for admission must be submitted prior to the published deadline. The application is available at

Program Requirements

Required Courses - 9 Hours

ACCT 6301Accounting for Managers


FINA 6303Introduction to Finance


QUMT 6303Statistical Foundations


Any other MBA Course - 3 Hours

Total Credit Hours: 12