You’re interested in money beyond the consumer level. You like studying financial markets and finding ways to make money grow. Your interests can help you advance your career. All you need is a competitive advantage.
The Finance certificate from NSU's Huizenga College of Business provides you with the core knowledge you need to become a financial leader. Our curriculum is designed to give you a thorough understanding of corporate finance, securities analysis, portfolio management, and financial institutions and markets, so you’ll be prepared to add value to any organization.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that careers in finance will continue to grow at a rate faster than the national average through 2026. With our Finance certificate, you’ll be ready to grow within this competitive and financially rewarding field.
The following prerequisite courses are necessary for certificate completion.
|FIN 5008||Business Finance *|
|FIN 5130||Financial Management **|
* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair or designee. Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of C has been earned in the past 10 years.
** Not required if previously taken with a grade of B in the past 8 years.
Students have three options for satisfying a program prerequisite course:
Full-time professionals are available to discuss the finance certificate curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.672.7223 Ext. 25067 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.
Total credits: 15-21
Students must complete the certificate program in a maximum of three years.
|FIN 5008||Business Finance*|
|FIN 5130||Financial Management*|
|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|
* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair if appropriate coursework has been completed prior to pursuing the certificate.
For course descriptions, please visit Course Wizard.
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.