Certificate in Franchise Management

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The University of Louisville offers a 100% online Certificate in Franchise Management at the University of Louisville Online

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Own your future.
Discover the franchise know-how.

Offered 100% online by the College of Business at the University of Louisville, the Franchise Management Certificate is designed to deliver critical insights and practical knowledge around the fundamentals and core skills of franchise management, empowering you to embrace your full potential and succeed as a franchise owner.

The Certificate in Franchise Management program consists of comprehensive and challenging project-based coursework in fundamental areas of the franchise business including financial, HR, law and leadership.



Program Highlights

Franchise Management Certificate at the University of Louisville is AACSB accredited

Franchise Management Certificate at the University of Louisville - International Franchise Association
  • Finish in as little as 30 weeks with only 6 courses and 5-week terms.
  • Learn from instructors with extensive experience in the industry.
  • Connect and network with other franchise professionals across the industry.
  • Learn on your own time and in your own space with 24/7 access to 100% online courses.
  • Get a jump start on your MBA—100% of credits earned in the certificate program apply to completion of your UofL MBA (Note: you must apply separately to the MBA program).
  • Earn a graduate certificate from an AACSB-accredited business school.
  • Boost your professional credentials by earning 250 credits toward the Certified Franchise Executive™ (CFE) designation from the International Franchise Association with each completed course.

Professional Opportunities

Opportunities for career growth in franchise management are endless. According to recent statistics from the International Franchise Association (IFA), the franchising industry has more than 740,000 franchise operations in the United States, employs nearly 8 million workers, and contributes more than $400 billion to the gross domestic product.

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The University of Louisville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSOC). For more information - www.louisville.edu/accreditation

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*Military Tuition Assistance: Active-duty is defined as "on orders" for 180 days or more.

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