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Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration - Acquisition and Contract Management Emphasis

Strayer University's Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Acquisition and Contract Management program is intended for students who are looking for new skills or experience to advance their business career or prepare for an undergraduate degree program. Read more about the Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Acquisition and Contract Management here.

Official Program Name:

Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Acquisition and Contract Management

School Offering Program:

Strayer University

Degree Level:

Certificate

Program Prerequisites:

Students seeking admission to Strayer University's Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Acquisition and Contract Management program should have some interest in working with acquisitions or contracts in a business setting. Applicants to Strayer University should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; however, graduate or specialized programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Students enrolled in Strayer University's Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Acquisition and Contract Management program have the opportunity to study federal acquisition and contract management principles, cost and price analysis, and contract administration. Program coursework also explores negotiation techniques, project management, procurement, and contract law. Students who enroll part-time take an average of nine months to complete this program.

Learning Format:

Online

Total Credits Required:

27 credits

Financial Aid:

Students enrolled in Strayer University may be eligible for federal grants and loans, employer tuition assistance, military benefits, state grants, institutional scholarships, and private loans.

Required Courses for an Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Acquisition and Contract Management:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Strayer University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • BUS 315: Cost and Price Analysis
  • BUS 319: Principles of Federal Acquisition and Contract Management
  • BUS 330: Contract Administration and Management
  • BUS 340: Contract and Purchasing Negotiation Techniques
  • BUS 375: Project Management
  • LEG 440: Procurement and Contract Law

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education

After completing Strayer University's Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Acquisition and Contract Management program, students could choose to enroll in a two- or four-year program. Earning an undergraduate degree in business, management, or a related field could help students advance to supervisory positions or explore new career opportunities.

Degree options for program graduates include but are not limited to:

  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration
  • Associate of Arts in Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Management

Career Paths:

Strayer University's Undergraduate Certificate in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Acquisition and Contract Management program could help students advance in their current career or explore new opportunities that require knowledge of acquisitions, contract administration, contract law, purchasing, and project management.

Positions that graduates could pursue include:

  • Acquisitions office assistant
  • Contract administrator
  • Office assistant

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's situation. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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