The Graduate Certificate in Finance provides a 15 hours graduate-level experience in the area of finance. The program involves in depth study of finance, including exposure to international issues. Contact the MBA Director or Program Coordinator for additional information.
Candidates for the certificate program must be admitted to the University as a graduate student. The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and meet minimum admission criteria for the Master of Business Administration program. All course work must be approved by the MBA Program Director.
Required courses (15 hrs)
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|FIN 780||Advanced Financial Management||3 hrs|
FIN 787 OR
Seminar in Derivatives OR
Seminar in Finance
FIN 682 OR
International Financial Management OR
International Financial Statement Analysis
|Complete two1 additional courses from the following:|
|FIN 638||Introduction to Estate Planning||3 hrs|
|FIN 681||Professional Financial Planning||3 hrs|
|FIN 682||International Financial Management||3 hrs|
|FIN 686||International Financial Statement Analysis||3 hrs|
|FIN 689||Management of Financial Institutions||3 hrs|
|FIN 695||Financial Markets Study Tour||3 hrs|
|FIN 699||Directed Study for CFA Level I Exam||3 hrs|
|FIN 785||Investment Management||3 hrs|
|FIN 787||Seminar in Derivatives||3 hrs|
|FIN 790||Seminar in Finance||3 hrs|
No more than six hours of 600-level coursework may be used toward the Graduate Certificate in Finance.
1 If a student has already completed FIN 582 and FIN 586, the student must take three (3) courses from the "Complete two additional courses..." list (excluding FIN 682 and FIN 686) and satisfy the international requirements for the MBA program with a non-finance course.
Students must have a 3.00 GPA on all coursework used toward the certificate. No course with a grade of C- or below can be used for the program.