Finance (Advanced Certificate)
The finance industry has undergone a significant transformation in the sophistication of its product offerings and how it manages those products with regard to customer/investor requirements. The days of basic banking and insurance products have given way to portfolio management, financial analysis, hedging with derivatives, and fundamentals of risk management. Students who complete the Finance Certificate will gain the conceptual knowledge and quantitative skills needed to enter or advance their careers in the financial services industry. Upon completion, the courses and credit hours earned can also be applied to the requirements for the Master of Business Administration program.
Students completing the Finance Certificate will:
- Develop an integrated understanding of financial markets, investments, portfolio management, and risk management
- Develop an understanding of how firms make investment decisions and finance assets
- Develop strong quantitative skills and advanced capabilities with Excel
|Preparatory Courses 1|
|ACC 505||Financial Accounting||3|
|ECO 503||Statistics for Managers with Excel||3|
|FIN 608||Corporate Finance 2||3|
|FIN 620||Investment Management||3|
|FIN 622||Financial Institutions and Markets||3|
Up to 6 credit hours of preparatory courses can be waived depending on prior course work. The Director of Graduate Business Programs will evaluate student transcripts for waivers.