Students will obtain a solid background in business finance and investments by completing graduate-level introductory finance courses and more advanced electives in specialized areas of finance. Students can focus in the investments area by taking electives that cover bonds, futures, and options, and real estate. Students interested in corporate financial management can focus their studies on corporate risk management, employee benefits, and international finance.

Effective Fall 2015

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

BUS 601Quantitative Business Analysis2
BUS 640Financial Principles and Practice2
BUS 641Financial Markets and Investments2
Select 5 credits from the following:5
Options and Futures
Corporate Risk Management
Employee Benefits
Fundamentals of International Finance
Fundamentals of Bond Markets
Fundamentals of Firm Valuation
Fundamentals of Personal Finance
Fundamentals of Real Estate Finance
Total Credits11

*This certificate may have courses in common with other graduate certificates. A student may earn more than one certificate, but a given course may be counted only in one certificate.