The financial markets have 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 the 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 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.
The curriculum for the Graduate Certificate in Financial Management includes the following courses. Course sequence and availability of specific electives may vary. Students are required to complete the Graduate Certificate in Financial Management within three years. Students must consult with an academic advisor to ensure that they take courses in the approved sequence. The certificate consists of eight courses (16 credits). All courses are two credits. Course waivers are not permitted for this certificate.
|BU.210.620||Accounting and Financial Reporting||2|
|BU.230.620||Financial Modeling and Valuation||2|
|Select two of the following:||4|
|Advanced Corporate Finance|
|Advanced Hedge Fund Strategies|
|Advanced Portfolio Management|
|Big Data Machine Learning|
|Cost Measurement and Control|
|Cryptos and Blockchain|
|Financial Crises and Contagion|
|Financial Statement Analysis|
|Managing Financial Risk|
|Mergers and Acquisitions|
|The Firm and the Macroeconomy|
Students currently enrolled in a part-time degree program at the Carey Business School and wishing to add a Graduate Certificate must do so within the first year of study (no more than one academic year or 3 semesters after their start date). Graduate Certificates are not open to students in full-time programs. Please visit the Changing Degree Program section for details.
Students are only allowed to enroll in one Graduate Certificate program at a time.
Students who are currently enrolled in a part-time degree program at the Carey Business School may add either the Graduate Certificate in Financial Management or the Graduate Certificate in Investments, but not both.
Please note that only six credits earned as a non-degree student may be counted toward a Graduate Certificate from the Carey Business School.