What will I learn?

A Graduate Certificate in Business is a program of study designed to help students understand a specific area of business and applications within the field. Ideal for both graduate students who seek to explore a specific area of concentration in business as well as working professionals seeking business education credentials to potentially advance in a current career or to build a foundation for a new career. Admissions to a graduate certificate does not guarantee admissions to a Neff College of Business and Innovation master’s program.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing the Graduate Certificate in Investments, students should be able to:
1. Explore the principles of risk and return, risk-averse decision-making, and the valuation of assets
2. Evaluate equity securities through fundamental, industry, and financial statement analysis
3. Analyse and explain the risk and valuation of fixed-income securities
4. Manage the interest rate and credit risks faced by financial institutions
5. Learn how derivative securities can be used for hedging and risk management.

Which department am I in?

John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation

Study options

Full Time (12 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$12,948.60 per year
Tuition fee is for Fall & Spring (plateau 12-15 hours); For summer fee (plateau 9-11 hours): USD $9,711.45.
Start date

13 January 2022, 30 August 2022


University of Toledo

2801 West Bancroft Street,



43606, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of a second year medical school curriculum from an LCME accredited medical school with grades equivalent to a GPA greater than or equal to 3.0.

For international students

Students must have a Bachelor’s degree with at least a 2.7 cumulative G.P.A. English Language Proficiency: TOEFL PBT - 550, TOEFL IBT equal to 80 or above, IELTS equal to 6.5 or above, PTE equal to 58 or above, Duolingo equal to 105 or above.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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