Earning professional certifications as a student in the College of Business will give you the credentials and focused knowledge you need to advance in your career.

CPA Exam Preparation

The College of Business has partnered with CPAexcel® to offer Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam preparation at a significant discount to our eligible Accounting students. In addition, the College will reimburse 50% to 100% of the discounted price to students who meet certain qualifications.

Google Partners (AdWords Certification)

The Google AdWords certification is a professional accreditation that Google offers to individuals who demonstrate proficiency in basic and advanced aspects of AdWords. An AdWords certification allows individuals to demonstrate that Google recognizes them as an online advertising professional.

Offered through course: MKT 363

Requirements: You need to pass 2 of the AdWords certification exams to become an AdWords certified professional — the AdWords Fundamentals exam and one of the following: Search Advertising, Display Advertising, Mobile Advertising, Video Advertising, or Shopping Advertising.


Jeremy Sutton: jcsutton@umich.edu
Lecturer of Marketing
College of Business
University of Michigan-Dearborn 

Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Digital Media Sales Certification

Digital media is changing quickly. Clients expect you to understand their needs, and advertising jobs require that you stay on your top game to succeed. With the IAB Digital Media Sales certification, you can build client credibility, increase your salary potential, and enhance your career credentials.

This is the only globally recognized professional certification created specifically for digital media sales. Empower yourself in today’s digital market with a credential that measures the knowledge needed to create effective online campaigns.

Offered through course: MKT 460


Tim Hartge: thartge@umich.edu
Marketing Communications Faculty
College of Business
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Oracle Database 12c: SQL Fundamentals

Oracle Database technology is used by the world's leading companies to manage critical business functions, systems and processes, with 305,000 companies trusting their critical systems to Oracle Database. By investing the time to earn Oracle Database 12c: SQL Fundamentals, you'll develop the expertise you need to begin working with top-level database development tools like Application Express, SQL, PL/SQL and MySQL for Developers.

The exam costs $125, and students can take it online.  This is the first in a series of exams that lead to an Oracle certification credential.

Offered through course: ISM / ITM 431


Barbara Klein: bdklein@umich.edu
Professor of Information Systems Management
College of Business
University of Michigan-Dearborn

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