Winthrop University: Graduate School - Graduate Certificate in Management
Contact Information
Graduate School
211 Tillman Hall
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
800/411-7041 (tollfree)
803/323-2292 (fax)

Graduate Certificate in Management - Social Sciences track


The 12-hour Graduate Certificate in Management will allow students from a variety of graduate disciplines the opportunity to gain professional management and business skills suitable for managerial and administrative work roles.  Through skill-based learning and hands-on application, the curriculum prepares students for management positions by improving their knowledge and awareness of professional management duties, increasing opportunities for advancement, strengthening necessary communication skills for today's advanced society, and developing a big-picture view of professional management.

Enrollment is only open to post-baccalaureate students who meet admission requirements to the Winthrop MBA program (based on undergraduate GPA and GMAT or GRE score) and to active, degree-seeking graduate students in good-standing at Winthrop University. 


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ACCT 680 Accounting for Managers (3)
MGMT 622 Advanced Human Resource Management and Labor Relations  (3)   
MGMT 680 Organizational Leadership and Communications (3)
MKTG 680 Marketing Management (3)
Total Semester Hours: 12 


Application Requirements

Requirements depend upon whether or not you are a current or former Winthrop University graduate student. Please review requirements carefully. Once we receive all required items, your application will be reviewed for an admissions decision.  

For actively enrolled, degree-seeking Winthrop graduate students: 

Complete the online graduate school application. Select the "Certificate in Management" as the program to which you wish to apply. Contact the Graduate School office at 803/323-2204 or to request a promo code in order to submit your online application without incurring the $50 application fee.

For alumni of Winthrop graduate degree programs who graduated in the last five years:

Complete the online graduate school application. Select the "Certificate in Management" as the program to which you wish to apply.

For all other applicants:

1. Complete the online graduate school application. Select the "Certificate in Management" as the program to which you wish to apply.

2. Have official transcript(s) of all undergraduate and graduate coursework sent to The Graduate School, Winthrop University, 211 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, SC 29733. NOTE: transcripts must be sent to our office directly from the issuing institutions; we cannot accept transcripts from individuals, even if they are sealed, signed official transcripts.

3. Have official GMAT or GRE score sent to the Graduate School office. After submitting the online application, applicants can request a GMAT/GRE waiver if qualified. Winthrop's test reporting code is 5910.



Last Updated: 5/20/21