Create Your Future on Your Timing

Combine the prestige of a “Public Ivy” business education with the agility of a short-term, targeted professional skills-development program. In a few courses and a matter of months, you can acquire skills and the background necessary for a career in business leadership.

An online business certificate from William & Mary creates opportunities for you. The credits you complete in your certificate program can be the foundation of your master’s degree from the Raymond A. Mason School of Business.

Explore Our Online Certificates

Business Analytics Certificate

Build a foundation of hard skills, soft skills and business acumen to propel your career transition into the field of analytics.

Real Estate Finance Certificate

Develop your expertise on a four-part foundation covering diverse topics, from various mortgages to funding complex real estate deals.

Investment Management Certificate

Gain a strong foundation in financial modeling, analysis and decision-making, global financial strategy, and effective communication of complex strategies.

Corporate Finance Certificate

Delve into corporate financial strategy, financial valuation models, firms’ interactions with financial markets, and corporate investment valuation.

Featured Articles

20 Sep
Getting an MBA is an achievement that can lead to great things for your career, but mastering the material and finishing assignments requires both hard work and time. But exactly how long it takes to get an MBA depends on a number of factors. Read more here.
16 Sep
Ahh, the MBA: the gold-standard credential of business expertise, offering the promise of better jobs, higher salaries and enviable careers. It holds such appeal that, according to Poets&Quants, an increasing number of graduate students are choosing to pursue the degree online “because they don’t have to give up their jobs and lose their income” while adding this feather to their caps.
31 Aug
What’s the best way to move ahead and continue getting ahead? While some people might quickly choose to pursue an MBA, there are many strong, professionally beneficial reasons to earn a specialized finance degree, instead.
25 Aug
William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business is launching an Online Master of Accounting (MAcc) program.
02 Aug
As a graduate student, you’re going to be fielding a lot of advice. It starts before you enter the program—with application tips and strategies for how to craft the perfect essay—and it carries right on through to graduation. Graduate school interview preparation, in particular, is a topic prospective students sh...
02 Aug
Once you've completed your admissions essay for the Online MSBA, take some time to explore the technical skills and business acumen you'll build in preparation for your future as a data scientist, storyteller and strategist.
02 Aug
Sometimes the hardest thing an emerging and even established business professional can do is sell themselves. Whether the struggle stems from humility or self-doubt, nothing embodies this challenge greater than the resume, that one-page summary of your years of life lessons and work experience. Be...
22 Jul
Graduating from a master’s program is always an impressive and praise-worthy feat. But the class of 2022 reached a particularly momentous milestone as their numbers included the 500th recipient of an MSBA degree from William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business.
08 Mar
Meet Ted Hallum, MSBA ’20. This U.S. Army veteran and Senior Defense Machine Learning Engineer for Octo Consulting Group hosts The Data Canteen—a podcast that grew out of the Veterans in Data Science & Machine Learning (VDSML) community, which he founded.
07 Mar
Meet Cherise M. Newsome, MBA ‘23 Candidate. Named one of the “Top Forty Under 40” by the Virginia Pilot in October 2021, she’s Vice President for Communications and Marketing at Hampton Roads Community Foundation.
12 Jan
In recent years, business schools have seen increased interest in specialized master’s degree programs, even as applications and enrollments in full-time MBA programs have declined somewhat. One of the four most popular business master’s degrees offered today by business schools attempting to meet this shifting demand is a master’s in marketing.
29 Dec
You’ve made up your mind: To launch yourself on the path to a fulfilling career in one of the most dynamic and creatively invigorating areas of the business landscape, you’ve decided that you’re going to pursue a master of science in marketing. Congratulations!

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Oct
21

Priority Application Deadline

October 21st
Spring 2023 Term
Dec
2

Application Deadline

December 2nd
Spring 2023 Term
Jan
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Next Start

January 9th
Spring 2023 Term