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Woods College of Advancing Studies


This six-course program provides an understanding of practices and principles of modern management, including accounting, finance, marketing, leadership, and organizational behavior. The curriculum is particularly well-suited to the needs of aspiring managers and business professionals.

Courses: 6

Career Outlook: Entry-level business professional, program coordinator, program manager, assistant manager


Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:

ADAC 5000 Accounting and Financial Analysis I
MFIN 1020 Financial Accounting 
ADMK 1150 Marketing: An Overview of Principles and Practices
ADBM 5005 Leadership: Theory and Practice in Organizations
ADBM 1052 Introduction to Organizational Behavior 



Complete one of the following courses:

ADEC 1131 Principles of Microeconomics
ADEC 1132 Principles of Macroeconomics 
ADEC 2500 Statistics
ADAC 5001 Accounting and Financial Analysis II
ADFN 1045 Investments: Stocks, Bonds, and Securities
ADCO 3300 Advanced Advertising
ADMK 1168 International Marketing

How to Apply

Below are the official admissions requirements for this program:

  • Online application*
  • Academic transcripts: submit one of the following:
    • Official high school degree
    • Official GED
    • Official college/university transcript
  • Personal Statement (500 - 750 words)
  • Resume (optional)
  • Application fee ($45 check or money order payable to Boston College - Please do not send cash)


Application Deadlines

Applications for Professional Studies Certificates are accepted on a rolling basis. 


*Current Woods College degree students interested in adding a certificate to their plan of study should not use the online application. Declare your certificate here.





The estimated total tuition for this program is $10,536.

Tuition for Woods College programs is assessed by course. Please see Boston College Tuitions and Fees for more details.