General Business Studies, Certificate | Online (optional) | UCLA Extension | Los Angeles, United States
Certificate On Campus Online

General Business Studies

9 months
7500 USD/full
7500 USD/full
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This highly flexible and customizable program provides the professional opportunity to build basic, essential skills to start a career in business, or to refine business acumen to boost success in a range of business fields. This General Business Studies certificate at UCLA Extension can be completed online or in the classroom. 


This General Business Studies program from UCLA Extension is perfect for students who want a general grounding in business before selecting a specialized concentration.

What you can learn.

  • Basics of customer relations and human resources management
  • Ethical challenges facing today's businesses
  • Management principles essential to every business
  • Business theory and practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics in Marketing and Advertising
  • Business Ethics
  • Ethics for Human Resources Professionals
  • Special Topics in Digital Marketing
  • Blockchain Technology Adoption and Implementation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months
  • Part-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply to a certificate program
  • Complete the International Student Certificate Program Application
  • Purchase health insurance
  • Provide us with your supporting documents

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 USD for the full programme during 9 months.
  • National

    7500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 USD for the full programme during 9 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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