Business: General Management Certificate

General Management Certificate

May be completed Online or On Campus

Hegis Code: 5004 Admissions: 1-800-724-0833 
ext. 5018 or 5022
NYSED Code: 39977

Program Description

The General Management Certificate is designed to provide students with the skills needed to be successful managers in business and non-profit organizations. It provides the students with focused instruction in managerial theory and principles, managing people, communication, accounting, legal basics and technical tools. There is also experiential learning through an internship. The certificate provides knowledge, skills and a credential to the employee or organizational manager for advancement.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the General Management Certificate program, students will have achieved the following learning outcomes:

  • Discuss management in the context of organizational dynamics and the community
  • Develop proficiency of technical tools used in business and organizations
  • Develop and enhance written and verbal communication skills
  • Discuss and demonstrate foundational accounting and legal principles
  • Evaluate sound principles of organizational success through people, organizational culture, theories and practice of management


Employment Potential

The Certificate prepares the student for entry level and middle management positions in businesses and other organizations.

Requirements for Program Entry

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Satisfactory placement in Entering Student Assessment

Developmental Assistance Available

For students who do not meet basic reading and math requirements or who have other learning issues, extra assistance is readily available through SUNY Ulster's Learning Center, The Gary and Janaki Math Center, the Writing Center, the Peer and Friend Tutor Program, and English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors.

For more information contact Admissions.






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