Business Fundamentals, Certificate

Business Fundamentals, Certificate


The Business Fundamentals Business Fundamentals Certificate at UCLA Extension UCLA Extension differs from the General Business Studies Certificate in that it provides a more well-rounded business certificate. 

Drawing on financial, economic, and organizational disciplines, this program provides students with a strong introduction to the business environment. It also provides business professionals with the opportunity to polish skills. The six core courses and certain elective courses are offered online.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Duration description

      Estimated Duration (Full-Time Pace): 3 quarters

  • Credits
    36 units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure


  • Principles of Accounting 
  • Business Economics 
  • Business Law: Fundamentals 
  • Basic Managerial Finance 
  • Marketing Principles and Practices 

          English Language Requirements

          You only need to take one of these language tests:

          • Minimum required score:


            The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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          • Minimum required score:


            The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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          Academic Requirements

          • Create a student profile, apply to your certificate program, and pay the candidacy fee
          • Navigate to the International Student Certificate Program Application and submit when all pages are complete
          • Pay international student fees.  You will be prompted to pay the international student fee when you submit your completed application. You will pay the remaining international student fees via the links on the international student fee page.
          • Send required documents to the International Student Office

          Tuition Fee

          • International Applies to you

            7135 USD/full
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 7135 USD for the full programme and a duration of .
          • National Applies to you

            7135 USD/full
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 7135 USD for the full programme and a duration of .
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          Estimated Total Cost: $9,035 ( Estimates are based on candidacy fee, course fees, and estimated textbook fees)


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