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What will I learn?

The post-baccalaureate certificate in finance at the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business consists of 12 credits of advanced graduate courses in finance.


Pre-Requisite Courses

ACCT 5010 Accounting for Managers

ECON 5010 Economics for Managers

Required Courses

FIN 6150 Finance Theory and Application 3

FIN 6160 Equity Securities and Markets 3

FIN 6210 Fixed Income Securities and Markets

Elective Course

Select one of the following: 3

FIN 6200 Securities Analysis

FIN 6350 Advanced Corporate Finance

FIN 6360 Private Equity and Venture Capital

FIN 6380 Derivative Securities and Markets

Total Credits 12

Which department am I in?

Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business

Study options

Full Time (12 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $1,100 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 August 2020


Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business

3674 Lindell Boulevard,



63108, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

A GPA on a 4.0 scale is required and should be reflected on official transcripts or documentation. All international transcripts must be calculated by the World Education Services (WES) or the Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) and include a course-by-course evaluation, including GPA and course levels.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

For non-native speakers of English, an official TOEFL or IELTS score report is also required and must be sent directly from ETS or the British Council (The school code is 6629 for ETS). TOEFL and IELTS scores should be no more than two years old. This program requires a TOEFL score of 88 and an IELTS broadband of at least a 6.5.

The Pearson Test of English scores can be accepted as well.

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