Sustainability has moved from a niche concept to a globally recognized strategic priority, increasingly viewed as essential to business operations and success. As firms look to invest in funds that are classified in terms of the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) framework, finance professionals with sustainability knowledge are in demand.
NSU Business' Finance and Sustainability Certificate program positions you in the forefront with the skillset for ESG analysis and investment so you can use your career in finance to implement choices that are best for our world—for today and tomorrow.
Please contact us directly for minimum GPA requirement and required English proficiency test scores.
Full-time professionals are available to discuss the Finance and Sustainability certificate curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.672.7223 Ext. 25168 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.
Total credits: 15-33
Students must complete the certificate program in a maximum of three years.
|Micro or Macro Economics*|
|ACT 5001||Introductory Accounting*|
|ACT 5140||Accounting for Decision Makers*|
|ECN 5060||Economics of Sustainability|
|FIN 5008||Business Finance*|
|FIN 5130||Financial Management*|
|FIN 5595||Finance Research Methods|
|QNT 5000||Foundations of Business Statistics|
|FIN 5504||Real World Finance and Sustainability|
|FIN 5515||International Finance in a Sustainable World|
|FIN 5545||Financial Engineering|
|FIN 5550||Sustainable Investment Strategies|
|FIN 5570||Advanced Corporate Finance and Sustainability|
|FIN 5580||Finance Internship|
|PUB 5469||Public Finance|
|REE 5880||Real Estate Finance|
|REE 5887||Real Estate Investments|
* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair if appropriate coursework has been completed prior to pursuing the certificate.
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Gain the financial background and skills necessary to navigate the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ecosystem so you can make changes that are best for our world.
With rigorous coverage of core financial principles and skills integrated with the principles of sustainability, you will review socially responsible projects that are promoting sustainability in our world, including those in healthcare, tourism, and transportation.