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Michigan State University

Pasco, WA

12 Programs

Available Programs

  • Nursing (RN to BSN)

    The RN to BSN program is designed for practicing Registered Nurses who wish to enhance their professional skills and advance their nursing career.

  • Business of Hospitality Management
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Whether you’re looking to improve your earning potential, rise to a hospitality management role or transition to a new company, MSU’s 100% online Management Certificate in the Business of Hospitality can help you meet your professional goals. This certificate series provides an overview of the hospitality industry with fundamental concepts and techniques related to staffing, purchasing, strategic planning, marketing, quality service, financial analysis, risk management and more. It is open to anyone interested in enhancing their hospitality business management skills.

  • Change Management
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Companies face change any time they want to grow, restructure, launch products, alter processes or do anything else necessary to remain competitive. And when they do, they look for leaders like you who can make the change a success. Be someone they can count on. Earn your Professional Certificate in Change Management online from Michigan State. Whether you are driven to initiate change or recognize the value of being able to, you can develop the hard-working mentality and skills of a change leader. You’ll learn how to dig deep, identify the need for change, create solutions, and empower and motivate others around you to take action.

  • Global Management
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Global strategy needs to permeate the fabric of the organization across all departments and functional levels. To successfully implement and execute a global strategy, managers across the organization not only need the ability to identify and leverage their company’s competitive advantages, but also the ability to build and manage business relationships across cultures. Earn your Professional Certificate in Global Management to explore how processes, people, culture and organizational structure work together to create a winning strategy in the competitive global economy.

  • Human Resource Management
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Taught by MSU’s master’s-level faculty and leading real-world experts in workforce management and employee development, the program covers everything from essential HR management skills to proven strategies for inspiring high-performance talent. You’ll learn to capitalize on the strategic role HR management plays in how a company survives and thrives. And you’ll develop the tools to effectively align HR processes with organizational objectives.

  • Anti-Counterfeiting & Product Protection
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    The certificate is an expanded program to assist working professionals and graduate students seeking a well-rounded foundation in anti-counterfeiting and product protection. The topics extend from intellectual infringement counterfeiting to focus on the underlying criminology theories, but also cover the broad product protection field including diversion, tamper-resistance, child-resistance, cargo theft, shoplifting, return and warranty fraud.

  • Conservation Criminology
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    The certificate consists of three online courses that introduce key environmental risks and crimes, including wildlife poaching, illegal wildlife and hazardous waste trade, corporate environmental harms, environmental justice, eco-terrorism, climate change, and environmental security. The three courses are Environmental Risk Perception and Decision-Making; Corporate Environmental Crime and Risk; and Global Risks, Conservation, and Criminology.

  • Homeland Security Studies
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    Michigan State University’s School of Criminal Justice, in collaboration with colleges across campus, has created a three-course online certificate program that allows working professionals and graduate students to add a focus in homeland security to their career or academic plans.

  • International Focus in Criminal Justice
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    The School of Criminal Justice has created a three-course online certificate program that allows working professionals and graduate students to enhance their knowledge base in international aspects and to further their career or academic plans.

  • Early Care & Education
    Education and Human Services

    The degree prepares graduates to work in human service agencies serving children, youth and adults responding to the needs of an increasingly diverse society. The HDFS field is any organized effort to provide family members with information, skills, experiences, or resources intended to strengthen, improve or enrich their family experience.

  • Chemical Engineering Continuing Education
    Math, Engineering, and Physical Sciences

    The courses provide professionals from other science and engineering disciplines an overview of fundamentals of chemical engineering principles. The two courses include most of the foundational principles covered in the four-year chemical engineering curriculum. Environmental engineers, chemists, biochemists, mechanical engineers, agricultural engineers, and food scientists are some of the professionals that have taken these courses to enhance their own technical backgrounds. A Certificate of Achievement in Foundations of Chemical Engineering is awarded to students earning a 3.0/4.0 or higher.

  • Watershed Management
    Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Biology

    Watershed management necessitates an interdisciplinary approach to problem solving, with law, policy, community development and resource economics issues contributing as much to solutions as engineering, biology, hydrology and chemistry. An effective watershed manager must understand the science behind water resources management and have skills in public relations, policy-making, and program evaluation.


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