Take Your Company — and
Your Career — to New Heights
of Success!

Earn Your Advanced Professional Certificate and Advanced Specialized Certificates Online
Qualified business professionals and leaders are in high demand in virtually every industry around the globe, creating unprecedented career advancement potential. Get the in-depth knowledge and practical skills you need to capitalize on these opportunities with an advanced professional certificate or advanced specialized certificate from the University of San Francisco. Whether you’re an employee, an executive or an entrepreneur, these cutting-edge online programs from University of San Francisco’s School of Business and Professional Studies will give you the tools you need to propel your company — and your career — to new heights of success.

Advanced Professional Certificate Programs
Choose from five of today's hottest business disciplines and earn your Advanced Professional Certificate in Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Sales and Sales Management, Internet Marketing or Business Process Management. University of San Francisco’s online programs consist of three eight-week certificate courses, each building on the last in a step-by-step progression.

Advanced Professional Supply Chain Management Certificate
Functional Perspective of Supply Chain Management
Tactical Implementation of Supply Chain Management
Strategic Best Practices of Supply Chain Management

Advanced Professional Sustainable Supply Chain Management Certificate
Lean Supply Chain Management
Green Supply Chain Management
Corporate and Environmental Sustainability

Advanced Professional Sales and Sales Management Certificate
Expert Selling
Transitioning to Sales Management
Expert Sales Management

Advanced Professional Internet Marketing Certificate
Integrated Online Strategies
Search Engine Marketing & Usability
Advanced Interactive Marketing & Measurement

Advanced Professional Business Process Management Certificate
Applied Business Process Management
Advanced Business Process Management Methodology
Business Process Management Design & Implementation

Each program provides you with new skills you can apply immediately on the job and a new credential that will enable you to advance further and faster in your career. Students who complete all three courses in a program will receive a Advanced Professional Supply Chain Management Certificate, Advanced Professional Sales and Sales Management Certificate, Advanced Professional Internet Marketing Certificate or Advanced Professional Business Process Management Certificate.

Earning a advanced professional certificate demonstrates a solid understanding of core business and leadership skills and illustrates your career dedication to your superiors and peers.

Advanced Specialized Certificates
While University of San Francisco’s Advanced Professional certificates are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of a given discipline, advanced specialized certificates provide a more intensive exploration of a specific topic, tool or methodology within that discipline. Each advanced specialized certificate consists of a single eight-week course.

Advanced Specialized Certificates in Internet Marketing
Advanced Digital Analytics
Advanced Social Media
Advanced Email Marketing
Advanced Affiliate Marketing
Advanced Mobile Marketing
Advanced Search Engine Marketing

There are no prerequisites to an advanced specialized certificate course; however, most students will find it helpful to have some familiarity with core concepts and tools related to the area of study, either through professional experience or completion of a related advanced professional certificate program.

When you earn advanced specialized certificates in conjunction with a advanced professional certificate, you’ll be recognized as an expert in your field – and you’ll garner the respect and rewards that come with that status.

About the University of
San Francisco

Ranked as a Best National University by U.S. News & World Report, the University of San Francisco has earned a reputation for excellence that dates back to its founding in 1855. It was established as San Francisco’s first institution of higher education and has grown to become the city’s largest independent university campus, covering 55 acres on a hilltop near Golden Gate Park. University of San Francisco is home to approximately 9,000 students, and its alumni represent all 50 states and more than 110 countries. It is committed to becoming internationally recognized as a premier Jesuit Catholic, urban university with a global perspective and a mission of educating leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world.

University of San Francisco’s certificate programs are offered online through its School of Business and Professional Studies, which includes the Masagung Graduate School of Management and the McLaren College of Business.

The University of San Francisco is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Regional accreditation represents the highest standard available among U.S. accrediting bodies. University of San Francisco’s School of Business and Professional Studies is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), which is the premier accrediting body for business schools.



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Who Should Register

Anyone hoping to break into or advance within supply chain management, sales and sales management, Internet marketing or business process management

Planning, procurement, manufacturing and logistics specialists who want to fine-tune their supply chain skills

Managers seeking new tools and tactics to optimize their company's supply chain

Sales professionals who want to increase their close rates and income

New sales managers who want to develop their leadership skills

Experienced sales managers looking for new ways to inspire and motivate their teams

Professionals in traditional or interactive marketing agencies who aspire to become proficient in all aspects of Internet marketing

Professionals in corporate marketing departments who wish to expand and enhance their online marketing efforts

Internet entrepreneurs seeking to take full advantage of e-commerce opportunities

Managers and organization members who want to broaden their understanding of BPM concepts and methods

Six Sigma, project management and business analysis professionals seeking BPM expertise

Professionals looking to change or advance their career by expanding their understanding of business processes


What Students Are Saying

“I’ve had a rewarding online educational experience with University Alliance and the University of San Francisco. … I really enjoyed the recorded lessons, and appreciated being able to pause and rewind them. The weekly online live sessions were also very informative. The instructor gave real-life scenarios and allowed time for discussion, questions and answers. This has been a very positive experience, and I will definitely refer my colleagues to these online courses.”

Denise Crump, Warren, MI


Program Schedule

All classes begin the 1st of each month.


Special Distinctions

U.S. News & World Report
- Acclaimed as one of “America’s Best Colleges”
- Ranked among the top national universities for Student Diversity and International Student Enrollment

The Princeton Review
- Recognized as one of the nation’s Best 371 Colleges
- Named a “Best Western College”