What We Offer

COB ClassesThe UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business offers a number of customized, 12-semester-credit-hour graduate certificate programs. Anyone with a recognized undergraduate degree can enroll in a certificate program, and they offer a streamlined application process.

For current UTSA graduate students, a certificate can be a great way to enhance employability and further customize your program of study, with a focused deep-dive into a specific topic of interest. For working professionals, certificate programs allow you to receive specialized training in a particular field in a timely manner—which could fast track your current career or career aspirations.

Earn a graduate certificate from the top-ranked business school in South Texas.

Graduate Certificates


Learn a common framework for cloud computing with specialization options in areas such as cyber security, cloud infrastructure and applications in cloud.

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Providing non-cyber professionals the knowledge and technical skills needed to deal with cyber security issues that impact a wide variety of fields.

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Prepare for a career in the Intelligence Community by gaining practical and hands-on knowledge in fundamental and current topics.

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Operations and Supply Chain Management

Explore integrated supply chain and operations, while building problem solving, communication and teamwork skills.

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Project management skills are in high demand across industries. Prepare for the PMP exam—or earn hours to maintain your certification.

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Real Estate Finance
and Development

Expand your real estate and construction knowledge and develop connections to the San Antonio real estate community.

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Technology Entrepreneurship
and Management

Learn how to use your technology or science expertise to translate new technologies into products and companies.

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Certificate Application Process

Current UTSA Graduate Students

Applicants who are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program at UTSA have already met University Requirements for admission. In this case, no formal application process is necessary. The applicant should contact the Certificate Program Advisor and complete a form requesting permission to enter and complete the certificate program.

New Students Applying to a Graduate Certificate

The application process for graduate certificates is streamlined and does not require standardized test scores.

  1. Complete the online Graduate Application:
    • Select your application type (Domestic or International)
    • For classification, select “Master’s – Special Graduate”
    • Select the name of your certificate
    • Choose the term for which you would like to apply
    • Complete the rest of the online application form, pay your application fee and submit
  2. If admitted as a special graduate student, please contact the Certificate Program Advisor, to request information on registration.

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Department Information

Main Office: BB 4.01.18
Phone: 210.458.4641
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Email: gradbiz@utsa.edu