Gain your ERP credentials from the Lubar School of Business – home to one of only five SAP University Competence Centers in the world.

The Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) will provide you with SAP-focused ERP expertise to successfully pursue or advance your career in this high-demand field and to become an SAP Certified Application Associate. The curriculum will provide you with the ability to:

  • Understand ERP concepts
  • Develop mobile ERP applications
  • Conduct business cycles using an ERP simulation game
  • Learn how to model, design, integrate, and implement business processes using ERP
  • Demonstrate the ability to configure ERP processes and workflows in SAP
  • Develop reporting and business intelligence solutions in SAP

Additional highlights include:

  • Knowledge about SAP in the cloud via UWM’s state-of-the-art hardware that delivers hosting services in a cloud-like environment to over 200 SAP University Alliance Schools.
  • Faculty with extensive SAP teaching experience at one of only five SAP University Competence Centers in the world.
  • SAP Certified Application Associate preparation.

The Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning is designed for students who desire a sequence of graduate-level courses that focus specifically on the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) area. This five-course sequence prepares students for the SAP Certified Application Associate exam as well. The market demand for professionals with skills in this area is quite high. You may also combine this with our Master of Science in Information Technology Management degree.


To be considered for admission, you must have completed a bachelor’s degree with an overall GPA of 2.75 or better. This certificate may be completed alone or in combination with the Lubar School’s MS in Management-Information Technology Management degree program.

To apply, complete the online application. Please also send your official transcript (from highest degree earned) to the Graduate School, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 340, Milwaukee, WI 53201.


Tuition is $2,550 per course, or a total of $12,750 to complete the certificate. (The credit plateau does not apply to this program.) Tuition includes access to all required software. Cost of textbooks is not included.

Gainful Employment

The ERP Certificate is subject to gainful employment regulations.
See: Gainful Employment Certificate Disclosure Information.

For More Information

Graduate Student Services
Lubar Hall N251
(414) 251-5252


Required Courses (15 credits)

BUS ADM 811 Process and Work-Flow Management
BUS ADM 816 Business Intelligence Technologies & Solutions
BUS MGMT 732 Enterprise Resource Planning
BUS MGMT 733 Enterprise Simulation Game
BUS MGMT 734 Enterprise Resource Planning Certification

Additional ERP certificate requirements as well as course descriptions can be found on the Graduate School website.