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Financial skills are in demand in all industries. This certificate is essential for those who desire to acquire knowledge about how firms make financial decisions and how these decisions affect individual organizations and society as a whole. In addition to studying relevant trends and current issues, you are exposed to foundational level knowledge in the world of finance.

Students who have a graduate business degree from an accredited institution can apply to attend the Barney School of Business to earn a specialized certificate in Finance by completing four courses (12 credit hours).  Commonly offered courses include:

  • FIN 604 Corporate Financial Strategy and Valuation - prerequisite
  • FIN 580 Financial Mathematics
  • FIN 620 Cases in Finance
  • FIN 630 Investment Analysis
  • FIN 632 Portfolio Management
  • FIN 650 International Finance
  • FIN 662 Financial Institutions and Markets
  • FIN 668 Mergers and Acquisitions
  • FIN 684 Entrepreneurial Finance
  • FIN 725 Derivative Securities