Business Certificate Programs

Internal Assurance and Consulting Services

The Internal Assurance and Consulting Certificate program is designed to prepare students for careers in internal auditing, quality assurance, risk management and organizational governance effectiveness.

Admission Requirements

In addition to the general graduate admission requirements of The University of Texas at Tyler, admission to the certificate program is contingent upon favorable review by the graduate committee. Admission to the certificate program requires the submission of the following information:

  1. A baccalaureate or advanced degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  2. Original transcripts 
  3. The admission process is complete when the applicant has been notified in writing of acceptance to the certificate program.
Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater. Upon successful completion of approved 9 semester credit hours, students will be awarded a certificate.  Credits earned in fulfillment of the Internal Assurance and Consulting Services Certificate Program may be applied to other graduate degrees in the College of Business and Technology. All other graduate degree regulations and policies are applicable to the certificate program.


Curriculum (9 hours total)

Required Courses

ACCT 5368Internal Auditing

ACCT 5372Fraud Examination

COSC 5364Cyber Risk Analysis

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate program prepares students with the knowledge and tools that they can use to lead quality improvement initiatives in companies, thereby, reducing waste and becoming more efficient. These efforts have allowed companies to become more competitive and successfully compete in global markets.

Admission Requirements

In addition to the general graduate admission requirements of The University of Texas at Tyler, admission to the certificate program is contingent upon favorable review by the graduate committee. Admission to the certificate program requires the submission of a portfolio consisting of the following information.

  1. A baccalaureate or advanced degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  2. Original transcripts
  3. The admission process is complete when the applicant has been notified in writing of acceptance to the certificate program.

Credits earned in fulfillment of the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate Program may be applied to other graduate degrees in the College of Business and Technology. All other graduate degree regulations and policies are applicable to the certificate program.

Curriculum (15 hours total)

Required Courses

TECH 5310Six Sigma Quality

TECH 5320Total Quality Management

TECH 5335Lean Management

TECH 5366Value Stream Management

TECH 5390Advanced Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Techniques

Oil, Gas and Energy Accounting Certificate

The Oil, Gas and Energy Accounting Certificate program is designed to prepare students for accounting specialization or consulting in energy industries.

Admission Requirements

In addition to the general graduate admission requirements of The University of Texas at Tyler, admission to the certificate program is contingent upon favorable review by the graduate committee. Admission to the certificate program requires the submission of the following information:

  1. A baccalaureate or advanced degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  2. Original transcripts
  3. Transcript credit for Intermediate Accounting I or its equivalent.
  4. The admission process is complete when the applicant has been notified in writing of acceptance to the certificate program.

Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater. Upon successful completion of approved 9 semester credit hours, students will be awarded a certificate. Credits earned in fulfillment of the Oil, Gas and Energy Certificate Program may be applied toward other graduate degrees in the College of Business and Technology. All other graduate degree regulations and policies are applicable to the certificate program.

Curriculum (9 hours total)

Required Courses

ACCT 5376Oil, Gas and Energy Accounting I

ACCT 5377Oil, Gas and Energy Accounting II

FINA 5355Oil, Gas and Energy Finance

Organizational Development and Leadership Certificate

The Organizational Development and Leadership Certificate program prepares the student to apply the theories in leadership and organizational behavior and human resource development to organizational settings and consulting environments. The program enables students to utilize knowledge and skills required to lead, facilitate, and train within an organizational setting in addition to consult in the area of leadership, organizational development and change management.

Admission Requirements

In addition to the general graduate admission requirements of The University of Texas at Tyler, admission to the certificate program is contingent upon favorable review by the graduate committee. Admission to the certificate program requires the submission of a portfolio consisting of the following information.

  1. A baccalaureate or advanced degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  2. Original transcripts
  3. The admission process is complete when the applicant has been notified of acceptance to the certificate program.

Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater. Upon successful completion of the approved 15 semester credit hours, students will be awarded a certificate. Credits earned in fulfillment of the Organizational Development and Leadership Certificate Program may be applied to other graduate degrees in the College of Business and Technology. All other graduate degree regulations and policies are applicable to the certificate program.

Curriculum (15 hours total)

Required Courses

MANA 5350Strategic Human Resources Management

MANA 5320Organizational Behavior

HRD 5344Conflict Resolution

HRD 5347Performance Consulting

HRD 5352Organization Development

Supply Chain Management

The Supply Chain Management Certificate program is specifically designed to prepare students for advancement in supply chain management careers related to manufacturing and service, logistics, procurement, business development, and operations.

Admission Requirements

In addition to the general graduate admission requirements of The University of Texas at Tyler, admission to the certificate program is contingent upon favorable review by the graduate committee. Admission to the certificate program requires the submission of the following information:

  1. A baccalaureate or advanced degree from a regionally accredited college or university

  2. Original transcripts

  3. The admission process is complete when the applicant has been notified in writing of acceptance to the certificate program.

Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater. Upon successful completion of approved 12 semester credit hours, students will be awarded a certificate. Credits earned in fulfillment of the Supply Chain Management Certificate Program may be applied to other graduate degrees in the College of Business and Technology. All other graduate degree regulations and policies are applicable to the certificate program.

Curriculum (12 hours total)

Required Courses

MANA 5305Decision Making in Operations Management

ACCT 5320Accounting for Management Control

TECH 5306Logistics Management

TECH 5308Strategic Sourcing