One-Year Certificate


If you have interest in business management, the management certificate at COTC is a great place to begin. The management certificate includes coursework focusing on a variety of areas including business law and financial practices in business. Students will also gain experience and learn technologies commonly used in business.


The Management Certificate aligns with the Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM) – Certified Manager Certificate.


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I take classes online or face-to-face?

The management certificate can be completed fully online. Students can also choose to take some classes face-to-face. 

How quickly can I complete the management certificate?

The management certificate can be completed in just two semesters.

Where can I find a list of classes (plan of study) for the program I want to study?

Each program at COTC has a plan of study that lists the courses students take to complete a certificate or degree.  

What type of financial assistance is available to help me pay for college?

COTC awards $1 million in scholarships to students each year!

Every student is encouraged to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for grants, scholarships and loans. 

Students who complete a FAFSA are automatically considered for some scholarships. Other scholarships require an application. 

Connect with the Office of Student Financial Services at 740.366.9435 or email

Can I pursue an associate degree after I complete the certificate?

Students are encouraged to continue with COTC and complete an associate degree in business management technology.

How do I get started at COTC?

Help us learn more about you by visiting our Future Students webpage, then follow the COTC Steps to Enroll to get started.