Michigan State University

Michigan State University – Graduate and Certificate Programs

The Spartan Tradition: Hardworking Excellence

Founded in 1855, MSU is an internationally recognized university with the mission of advancing knowledge and transforming lives. Join a diverse community of close to 50,000 dedicated students learning from the finest academics in their fields at one of the top research universities in the world.

MSU offers a variety of dynamic, online graduate certificate and graduate programs designed with you and your busy schedule in mind. Developed by the master-level faculty, these programs can help you enhance your skills and advance in your career.

Broad College of Business Stats

Quick Facts

School Name

Michigan State University


East Lansing



General Information

Institutional Control


Year Founded


Academic Calendar

Courses start at the beginning of every month


Michigan State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Broad College of Business has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1953. AACSB International Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review.

  • Ranked #1 and #2 in Supply Chain Management Undergraduate and Graduate by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Rated among the top 25 U.S. Business Schools by Forbes
  • Ranked #29 among public universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Named by Princeton Review as one of the nation’s 50 “best value” public universities
  • Rated among the top 20 U.S. business schools among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report
  • Money magazine ranks MSU among the best colleges in the country based on graduation rates, degree costs, and return on investment on its 2014 list of The Best Colleges for Your Money.
  • MSU ranks 14th among all research universities nationally and seventh among public institutions, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Student Services
Online Faculty Support

Virtual office hours, email and message boards deliver extended interaction with program faculty and classmates, ensuring an engaging and rewarding educational experience. In fact, many students find they are learning, participating and enjoying themselves more in these online programs than they ever did in a traditional classroom.

Your Program Representative

To help you achieve your goals, you will be assigned a dedicated program representative. Your representative will help you register for courses and assist you in ordering books and materials. You will develop a close working relationship with your representative and are encouraged to take advantage of the full range of services he or she can provide.

IT Support and Customer Service

There are several ways to get assistance if you have questions or need technical support. Choose the option that’s most convenient for you – phone, email or live chat.

Student Body


Campus Life

Courses facilitated online with select programs requiring campus visits

Program Listings