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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

23 May
People who learn about financial concepts can make more informed financial decisions at work and home. Read on to learn about five principles of finance and discover how the William & Mary Online MS in Finance can prepare you for the challenges you’ll face as a financial manager or C-suite leader in today’s evolving business landscape.
19 May
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.
04 May
Traditional economic theories assume that people act rationally when making financial decisions. So, what is behavioral finance?
19 Apr
If you’re wondering how to start a career in marketing, there are some concrete steps you can take to make the transition smoother. Keep reading for a step-by-step guide to becoming a marketing professional.
18 Apr
Every day, over 338 million terabytes of data are created as people engage with the internet for business and personal use.1 Data analysts and other data professionals can leverage this data to gather business insights and drive business decisions. However, data-driven insights are only as good as the data behind them.
07 Apr
A sense of belonging is very important to us as humans. It’s so important that it’s included as one of the five levels on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs along with survival essentials like food, water, shelter and safety. It should be no surprise, then, that it is also important to cultivate belonging at work.
05 Apr
During each month of 2022, an average of four million U.S. workers quit their jobs. Even as more layoffs are being seen in early 2023, employers can benefit from understanding the mindset of workers coming out of the pandemic. Companies that want to retain high performers need to design jobs and work environments that offer better value.
04 Apr
It’s fairly obvious when someone isn’t actively listening to you. When telling a story, asking a question or giving instructions, your words fall flat. The person on the receiving end isn’t engaging, is doing something else entirely or is visibility checked-out of the conversation. This has an expanded set of implications in work environments, not just on productivity and quality, but on morale, culture and team connection.
30 Mar
Real estate finance is a branch of finance that focuses on how people purchase real estate, whether that be a home, an office building or a plot of land. This area of finance involves the analysis, planning and management of financial resources related to real estate, commercial loans and properties.
20 Mar
In the world of sports, we honor and recognize the most valuable players. If a team wins a national championship, players take home a trophy, earn positive media coverage about their achievements and are celebrated with parades. In the world of work, not so much.
17 Mar
Organizations are always changing and evolving. What worked for companies a century ago likely won’t work in the present day. One example of an organizational change for the modern era is the addition of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs.
07 Mar
The future of digital strategy belongs to those who know how to use these sophisticated tools to gain valuable marketing insights. Let's take a deep dive into data analytics in digital marketing.

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June 9th
Fall 2023 Term

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July 28th
Fall 2023 Term

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August 28th
Fall 2023 Term