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

30 Jan
If you’re thinking about earning an MBA to advance your career in business or finance, you may be wondering about the career paths available to MBA graduates and how they differ. Private equity and management consulting are two areas in which you could be highly successful upon earning your MBA, but which career path is right for you?
06 Jan
A Master of Accounting (MAcc) is a versatile and marketable degree that can open doors to various lucrative careers, and it’s often a requirement for high-level financial leadership positions in many industries.
03 Jan
Corporate finance is a branch of finance that focuses on how corporations approach capital structuring, funding sources, investments, and accounting decisions. Its primary goal is to maximize shareholder value while striking a balance between risk and profitability.
21 Dec
In the 21st century, “wicked problems” appear at every turn. Wicked problems, as defined by design theorist Horst W. J. Rittel and city planning professor Melvin M. Webber in the 1970s, are complex social or cultural problems with an unknown number of potential solutions.
28 Nov
Financial statements are documents that convey a company’s business activities and financial performance. As the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) succinctly put it, “They show you where a company’s money came from, where it went, and where it is now.”
21 Nov
A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree can drastically increase your earning and career potential. A quick scan through open business positions reveals that an MBA is frequently listed as an essential requirement...
27 Oct
There's no question that earning an MBA is challenging. The good news is that you aren’t alone when it comes to tackling the challenges of business school. Not only are your fellow students facing many of the same issues, but you also have access to a great deal of support and resources to help yo...
24 Oct
If you’re currently working in the financial sector, you may be looking to advance and take your career to a new level. But you don’t want to have to put your career on hold and give up your personal life to pursue an advanced degree.
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.

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February 17th
Summer 2023 Term
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April 7th
Summer 2023 Term
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May 8th
Summer 2023 Term