Finance, Advanced Certificate

This 12 credit (4 courses) certificate program in finance provides core knowledge needed in the field of finance. Finance is the basis of all good decisions made in business and the best financial officers create enormous value. Gain an understanding of financial decision processes to maximize shareholder wealth, financial statement analysis, financial institutions as well as other current special topics in finance.

Four courses required:

Students Select any Four Finance Courses below for a Total of 12 Credits 
MGPS.5020Managing Risk


MFIN.5500Corporate Finance


MFIN.5502Financial Institutions, Money, and Markets


MFIN.5503Financial Statement Analysis


MFIN.5504Investment Theory and Practice


.A Special Topics Class

Take four courses as a standalone credential or apply all the courses toward the Masters of Science in Finance degree.  Students choose four out of six classes to focus their studies on their job and/or interests.

Graduate Advanced Certificates:

  • are in great demand by employers as they offer focused knowledge in a given business discipline
  • are geared for different levels of employees: those looking to deepen their knowledge in a specific subject area; those seeking to gain a new area of expertise and credential; or those needing to update their skills
  • provide learning opportunities for those who already have a master's degree or for those students looking to try a few classes before committing to an entire degree.