Certificate Programs


Students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree may pursue a graduate-level certificate from Nichols College, in one of the three areas below:

  • Advanced Critical Thinking and Decision Making
  • Employee Benefits
  • Operations Management and Six Sigma


Advanced Critical Thinking and Decision Making

  • MBA 730 Critical Thinking – MBA style (3 credits)
  • MBA 740 Creative Decision Making (3 credits)
  • MBA 750 Problem Solving and Analysis (3 credits)

Employee Benefits

  • MBA 731 Group Health Care Design (3 credits)
  • MBA 741 Group Benefits Management (3 credits)
  • MBA 751 Retirement Plan Design (3 credits)

Operations Management and Six Sigma

  • MBA 732 Six Sigma and Lean Management (3 credits)
  • MBA 742 Advanced Six Sigma (3 credits)
  • MBA 752 Advanced Project Management (3 credits)

This publication provides information concerning the programs at Nichols College and does not constitute a contract with the student.

The policies and procedures contained in the 2015-2016 Nichols College Catalog will remain in effect until June 30, 2016. Nichols College reserves the right to change at any time the rules governing admission, tuition, fees, courses, the granting of degrees, or any other regulations affecting the campus community. Such changes are to take effect whenever college officials deem necessary.