2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021) 
    Dec 01, 2021  
2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021)

Post-Doctoral Bridge to Management Certificate

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The Post-Doctoral Bridge to Management Certificate program is designed to provide students who hold a doctoral degree in management or a non-management field with core knowledge in a management discipline outside their previous doctoral studies. Students explore areas such as finance, human resources and organizational behavior, leadership strategy, innovation and organizational design, and information systems. This certificate program emphasizes management aspects in a global context and explores relevant trends students can apply in settings that include postsecondary education, research, and consulting.

With the exception of MGMT 8003M, any courses used toward the completion of a doctoral program cannot be applied toward the completion of the post-doctoral bridge certificate.

Certificate Requirements

  • Hold a recognized terminal degree in a business or non-business field
  • 20 total quarter credit hours
  • Foundation course (5 cr.)
  • Focus courses (15 cr.)


Course Sequence

The recommended course sequence is as follows:

Quarter Course Credits
1    5 cr.
2+ Focus Courses* 15 cr.

*Note: Students take focus courses in the three-course sequences as listed.

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