Online, on-site, or both
Delivered in three formats: online, on-site, or a combination of both. Pick the format that works for your schedule.
The credits earned in this certificate program can be applied to the Flexible MBA or MS in Finance program if you elect to continue your education.
Prep for the Chartered Financial Analyst
The curriculum is specially structured to prepare students for the CFA exams.
Complete this certificate in less than one year, or take as long as three years to complete. Find the schedule that works for you.
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 financial managers 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 certificate program is structured to complement preparation for the CFA exams.
Students are required to complete the graduate certificate in investments within three years. The certificate consists of eight courses (16 credits). All courses are two credits.
- BU.210.620 Accounting and Financial Reporting
- BU.510.601 Statistical Analysis
- BU.231.620 Corporate Finance
- BU.232.701 Investments
- BU.232.710 Derivatives
- BU.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.