Financial Management

Financial Management

The Johns Hopkins Certificate in Financial Management provides a firm grounding in the theory, principles, and methods that are critical to thriving in the industry.



3 years, 16 credits


$1,330 per credit


$100 Application Fee

$250 Matriculation Fee

Inside Look Into Financial Management

Program Features

The essentials of business success.

The certificate program prepares students for a rewarding career in corporate financial management. It’s designed to give you a broad, thorough, and up-to-date foundation in finance and the practical tools needed to distinguish yourself as an effective financial manager and a leader in the industry.

Providing you with a strong foundation in financial theory and technical skills, the curriculum offers a unique opportunity to develop your analytical approach and critical thinking abilities through hands-on coursework and real-world challenges.

The credits earned in the certificate program are also transferable to the Flexible MBA and MS in Finance programs if you elect to continue your education after completion of a certificate.  


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Sample Curriculum

The financial market has evolved dramatically in recent decades through the development of new financial instruments and techniques, integration of global markets, and advancements in information technology. The growth of global financial markets and rapid development of advanced analytical tools make the study of finance increasingly vital. In today’s fast-paced, uncertain economic environment, financial managers require a sophisticated, global understanding of the theory and analytical tools to make the right decision in a particular financial situation.

This certificate program is designed to prepare a student for a career in corporate financial management. This program is designed to give students a broad, thorough, and up-to-date foundation in finance and the practical tools needed to thrive as effective financial managers. The curriculum provides students with a strong foundation in financial theory as well as technical skills, and a unique opportunity to develop analytical skills and critical thinking abilities by integrating theory into practice.

Certificate Requirements

Students are required to complete the Graduate Certificate in Financial Management within three years. The certificate in Financial Management consists of eight courses (16 credits). All courses are two credits.

  • 210.620 Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • 510.601 Statistical Analysis
  • 231.620 Corporate Finance
  • BU.231.720Corporate Governance
  • 230.620 Financial Modeling and Valuation
  • 232.701 Investments
  • Finance Elective 1
  • Finance Elective 2

Note: MS in Finance and MBA students may add either the Graduate Certificate in Financial Management or the Graduate Certificate in Investments, but not both.

Tuition & Fees

For Academic Year 2017-2018

Tuition Application FEE Matriculation Fee Registration Per Semester Graduation Fee
$1,330 per credit $100 $250 $0 $0

All fees are nonrefundable. 

  • Late Registration Fee: $250
  • Late Payment Fee: $250
  • Returned Check Fee: $35
  • Payment Plan Termination Fee: $75
  • Delinquent Account Collection Fee: 25% of the outstanding debt

Learn more about the financial assistance available to students.

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