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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.

Finance, Graduate Certificate


The graduate certificate in finance is designed primarily for students who have a minimal prior academic background in finance, yet hold a bachelor’s degree, and who need formal preparation for their career goals. Through the core required courses and elective courses, students are afforded the flexibility to choose a program which best fits their own professional and personal needs.

Admission Requirements


Students seeking admission to the Graduate Certificate in Finance program must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution of acceptable standing.

Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be admitted to this program:

  • The application committee recommends students have earned a 2.8 undergraduate GPA.  Consideration will be given to applicants who hold an advanced degree (e.g. master’s, doctorate, JD, etc.) or have passed a professional certification exam such as CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE and CFA.
  • One letter of recommendation from an academic institution faculty member or a professional
  • Resumé
  • A short essay on the value of the Graduate Certificate in Finance for the applicant
  • Official sealed transcripts of undergraduate and graduate course work from all institutions

Program of Study