Cost per course $995
Total courses 4
Total fees No additional fees
Textbooks No textbooks required
Total program cost with bundle discount* $3,980 $3,795

*Participants who register for the full, four-course certificate receive a bundle discount of $185.

Payment Options

There are a variety of payment plan options for the online Business Management certificate.

  • Debit or Credit Card
    All major U.S. credit cards are accepted (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover).
  • PayPal
  • eChecks or Bank Transfer
  • ACH and Check Payments
    If you or your employer will be submitting payment via ACH or check, please notify us as soon as possible by emailing or calling 844.825.9663.

You will be prompted for payment during the registration process.

Pay in Full
Certificate: one-time payment of $3,795
Single course: one-time payment of $995

ACH and Check Payments

The Vanderbilt Owen School of Management accepts private loan payments or a check sent directly from a company to pay for a student’s tuition. Please email or call 844.825.9663 if you would like to register and use this payment option.

  • Wire instructions form for ACH/electronic check payments
  • Mail checks to:
    Janet Sisco | Staff Accountant
    Vanderbilt University | Owen Graduate School of Management
    401 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, USA

Vanderbilt Alumni and Staff Discount

We are pleased to offer a 20 percent discount to all Vanderbilt alumni and staff. For questions about qualifying for this discount or to register for the business management courses as an alum or staff member, please contact or 844.825.9663.

Employer Reimbursement

Many of our participants qualify for partial or full tuition reimbursement from their employers. While policies vary from business to business, many organizations realize the value in upskilling their employees. In fact, HR Magazine found that companies that invest $1,500 on training per employee see 24 percent more profit on average.

Contact your supervisor or HR department to learn about your organization’s reimbursement policies or options for professional-development grants. If you need guidance on proposing this program to your employer, here are some tips:

  • Present the curriculum content from the Online Business Management Certificate website to your HR rep. You can find the content here.
  • Specify that:
    • this certificate is work-related or for professional development,
    • Vanderbilt University is an accredited institution,
    • the program is rigorous,
    • these concepts can be immediately applied to your current job,
    • and this certificate contains projects with real-world applications.
  • Connect with our career advisors at 844.825.9663 to talk through recommendations specific to your company and role.

Financial Aid

Because our classes are considered non-credit courses, they do not qualify for federal financial aid. However, some participants may qualify for education tax benefits. Visit for additional information.

If you have additional questions, please contact our career advisors at 844.825.9663 or, or use the chat box on this page.


To learn more about the Vanderbilt Business Management Certificate, contact a career advisor at 844.825.9663 or fill out the form below to download a free brochure.

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