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School Business Manager

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Program Title

School Business Manager

Degree Designation

GC

Award Type

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

Online Exclusive - Synchronous

Program Description

The school business manager graduate certificate program is designed to provide professional development and to advance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of school business managers to lead business operations in Minnesota K-12 school districts.

College/School

College of Education and Learning Design

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

Bachelors Degree

Minimum undergraduate GPA for admission

2.75

Required GPA for graduation

3

Number of credits in program

15

Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Demonstrate knowledge of the K-12 educational environment including state and federal legal frameworks, district roles, operations, and functions.

Outcome

Examine school finance practices including referendums, bonds, and levy certifications; and budget development and audit preparations.

Outcome

Effectively manage school data and records including strategic planning, budget forecasting, using data management systems and maintaining district records in accordance with best practices and law.

Outcome

Apply proficiency in auxiliary services (including human resources, transportation, facilities), bidding and purchasing, and inventory.

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Major Code

8844

Program Code

346162022