Maybe I just didn't see it before, but I noticed that UIUC is now offering Graduate Certificates as part of their online offerings. It's basically equivalent to their MBA concentrations (12 graduate credits). https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/graduate-hub/executive-education/graduate-certificates Cost is $302 x 12 = $3,624 That's a great price for a legit graduate certificate. A lot of certificates in that price range are primarily non-credit professional development courses. UIUC uses actual MBA classes. I can see this as a great top-up qualification for someone who got their MBA elsewhere and want to specialize or add the UIUC brand on their resume.