The Johns Hopkins Certificate in Investments offers students comprehensive preparation for the CFA examinations and a competitive advantage in the industry.

Details

Length:

3 years, 16 credits

Tuition:

$1,330 per credit

Fees:

$100 Application Fee

$250 Matriculation Fee

Inside Look Into Investments

Program Features

A smart career investment.

This certificate program is designed to meet the demands of professionals in the rapidly developing field of investments and finance. Specially structured to complement preparation for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examinations, it also provides students with an opportunity to tackle challenges that extend beyond the test.

The curriculum is both rigorous and contemporary, applying modern investment theory to real-world scenarios through in-depth case studies and interactive projects. 

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

Mutual funds, trust departments, brokerage firms, and investment bankers are constantly looking for professionally trained financial managers. Today’s fast-paced, technology-driven investment environment demands that market participants understand and employ the latest financial tools and techniques.

The Graduate Certificate in Investments is designed to meet the demands of professionals in the rapidly developing field of investments and finance. The curriculum is both rigorous and contemporary, applying modern investment theory to real-world scenarios. Case studies and projects are used at various points of the curriculum. The certificate program is structured to complement preparation for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) examinations.

Certificate Requirements

Students are required to complete the Graduate Certificate in Investments within three years. The certificate in Investments 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
  • 232.701 Investments
  • 232.710 Derivatives
  • 232.720 Fixed Income
  • 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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