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business administration


Open to non-business majors, students are exposed to the language of business. Major concepts in accounting, marketing, finance and management provide a head start in the business world. These courses provide solid preparation for entering the job market and starting a career after graduation. Open to students at Seton Hall University and other regionally accredited colleges.

Students successfully completing the 12-credit program will receive a Certificate in Business from the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University. In addition, Seton Hall will verify completion of the overall program to potential employers or other parties, if requested by the student. 


  • BACC 2103 Financial Accounting - 30 credits
  • BMGT 2501 Principles of Management - 45 credits and ECON 1411 or equivalent
  • BMKT 2601 Principles of Marketing - 45 credits and ECON 1411 or equivalent
  • ECON 1411 Introduction to Economics (or equivalent) none 

Note: Prerequisites are strictly enforced. Students must earn a GPA of at least 2.5 for the four courses and earn no more than one grade of "D" or "D+" in the above courses to be eligible for the business certificate. Some institutions require the last 30 credit hours to be taken in residence. Other colleges may have specific requirements for advance permission before courses may be taken at another college. Applicants should investigate the regulations of the home institution prior to applying for the certificate program.


To qualify for the Certificate Program in Business, applicants must:

  • major in an area other than business at a college or university with regional accreditation;
  • have completed at least 60 credit hours of college-level courses.


Many of our full-time faculty have attended top Ph.D. programs and are in demand as lecturers, consultants and media experts. Stillman School faculty provide an academic experience characterized by high faculty-student engagement, often partnering with students on research and other projects.

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A. D. Amar
Professor of Management
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Hongfei Frank Tang
Professor, Chair of Department of Finance, President of the Academy of Applied Analytics and Technology
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Jennifer Itzkowitz
Associate Professor of Finance
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