Graduate Certificate in Investments
The Graduate Certificate in Investments is designed to provide cutting-edge knowledge to those who wish to pursue a career in financial services. The certificate program allows students to focus on one aspect of Finance. Students can obtain the certificate as a stand-alone program. This may best serve students who are seeking to augment their education and to enhance their knowledge in order to advance in their careers. For students who are seeking their master's degree, the certificate is a big step towards completion of their degree program requirements.
Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours with at least a 3.0 GPA from the courses listed below.
|Required Courses (6.0 credit hours)|
|FINANC 8360||Equity Securities Analysis||3.0|
|FINANC 8370||Fixed-Income Securities Analysis||3.0|
|Elective Courses (6.0 credit hours)|
|FINANC 8320||Financial Markets||1.5|
|FINANC 8330||Investment Policy and Portfolio Management||3.0|
|FINANC 8340||Derivative Financial Securities||3.0|
|FINANC 8350||Financial Statement Analysis I||1.5|
|FINANC 8352||Financial Statement Analysis II||1.5|
|FINANC 8380||Investment Banking||3.0|
|FINANC 8450||Ethics and Standards of Financial Practice||1.5|
Notes: All prerequisites must be taken before enrolling in a course.
Sample Plan of Study
The certificate can be completed in nine months for a student who takes six credit hours per semester. This is only a sample plan of study and could change per student.
|FINANC 8360||3.0||FINANC 8370||3.0|
|FINANC 8350||1.5||FINANC 8320||1.5|
|FINANC 8352||1.5||FINANC 8450||1.5|
|Total Credits: 12|
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