Franchise Management (CERT)
Graduate Certificate in Franchise Management
Unit: College of Business
This program was approved for initial offering in the 2018-19 academic year by the University's Board of Trustees at their July 19, 2018 meeting.
This program can be completed entirely online.
The Franchise Management Certificate is a 9-credit hour certificate that focuses on the unique skills and knowledge necessary to succeed as a franchisee—including acquiring, running, and growing franchise operations.
The curriculum was designed in close partnership with industry experts. The six accelerated, highly focused, 1.5-credit hour courses are designed for individuals who plan to become franchisees, as well as existing single-site franchisees who want to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to grow their franchise business.
The Franchise Management certificate can be taken in conjunction with the MBA program. For students who are accepted into the MBA program, it will count towards fulfilling elective requirements in the MBA curriculum.
Students must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.0 to be admitted to the Franchise Management certificate program.
GMAT/GRE scores are not required for admission to the program.
Please note: Students who desire to complete an MBA in conjunction with the Franchise Management certificate must be separately admitted to the MBA program.
|FRAN 601||Franchise Fundamentals||1.5|
|FRAN 610||Franchise Law||1.5|
|FRAN 620||Buying and Growing a Franchise||1.5|
|FRAN 630||Franchise Human Resources Infrastructure||1.5|
|FRAN 640||Leading Franchise Teams||1.5|
|FRAN 650||Building a Profitable Relationship with Your Franchisor||1.5|
|Minimum Total Hours||9|
Students must pass all courses with a grade of C-minus or better to complete the certificate program.