Walla Walla University is offering four new certificate options for degree-seeking and non-degree-seeking students. Certificates are available in:
- Bookkeeping — Covers the use of QuickBooks, processing payroll, understanding internal controls, and preparing reports for small business owners and tax accountants.
- Business analytics — Covers analytics using Microsoft Excel and Access, business statistics, business forecasting and predictive analytics.
- Professional writing — Develops writing skills across industries, such as writing for public relations, social media and advertising, including feature, screen and technical writing.
- Social media and digital marketing — Covers how to use social media professionally and how to conduct digital marketing campaigns.
These certificates provide options for students pursuing one major to expand their skill set with classes from another discipline. They also provide opportunities for members of the community to enhance their knowledge in specific areas and complete an academic program that certifies their level of knowledge and competence.
Most certificate programs can be completed in one year and require a comprehensive final exam.