Mutual funds, trust departments, brokerage firms, and investment bankers require 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.
Students have the option of taking courses for the certificate onsite, online, or a combination of both. Students are required to complete the Graduate Certificate in Investments within three years.
The curriculum for the Graduate Certificate in Investments includes the following courses. Course sequence and availability of specific electives may vary. 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|
|Select two additional finance courses as electives.||4|
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.