Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.) in Business Administration

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.) in Business Administration

Program Tracks Available

Blended (online/on campus)

Admission Deadline

Fall (August start): August 1 (supplemental materials due by 8/10)
Spring (January start): December 15 (supplemental materials due by January 4)
Summer: May 1 (supplemental materials due May 10)

Degrees Offered



Grenon School of Business


Program Contact

Susan M. Cahill

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
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508-767-7365 Admissions House - Room 205

Michael Lewis, Ph.D.

MBA Program Director, Assistant Professor of Management
508-767-7372 Tsotsis Family Academic Center - Room 346

Shelley Walsh

Student Service Representative
508-767-7426 Tsotsis Family Academic Center - Room 338
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Program Curriculum


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Admissions Requirements


Candidates for the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study should already hold an MBA or equivalent graduate degree in a closely related field from an accredited program.

Admission criteria will focus on the candidate's academic record and professional experience, and be broadly comparable to those used in evaluating candidates for the MBA Program.

A completed application consists of:

  • Completed Application Dated & Signed
  • Three (3) Recommendation Letters
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Personal Statement
  • Current Resume
  • TOEFL or IELTS for applicants whose native language is not English. The minimum accepted score for TOEFL is 540 paper, 200 computer and 79-80 internet and for IELTS is 6.0.