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Finance Certificate

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Graduate Admissions
(954) 262-5067
800-672-7223 ext. 25067
hcbeinfo@nova.edu

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 NSU Edge.

The Finance certificate provides you with the core knowledge you need to become a financial leader. You’ll learn from Fortune 500 business executives and other industry leaders who can provide insights and leadership, while you do hands-on work on real-world projects. 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.

Program Information:

  • Courses offered weeknights on the main campus and online
  • International students on a F1 visa are not eligible for this program

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

Finance Courses
FIN 5008 Buiness Finance*
FIN 5130 Financial Management*
Choose four:
FIN 5503 Real World Finance for Managers
FIN 5540 Banking
FIN 5545 Financial Engineering
FIN 5550 Investments
FIN 5570 Advanced Financial Policy
Choose one:
FIN 5580 Finance Internship
XXX XXXX Open elective course in HCBE excluding CHS prefix

* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair if appropriate coursework has been completed prior to pursuing the certificate.

Full-Time professionals are available to discuss the Finance certificate curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.672.7223 Ext. 25168 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.

Course Descriptions

The following prerequisite courses are necessary for certificate completion.

FIN 5008 Business Finance
FIN 5130 Financial Management

Not required if previously taken or if an equivalent course with a grade of B- has been taken in the past 5 years

Students have two options for satisfying a program prerequisite course:

  1. Complete course(s) offered by the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Businessand Entrepreneurship;
  2. Complete a proficiency examination administered by a testing organizationthat has national recognition, such as CLEP and DANTES. Students selectingthis option must complete the requirements within their first two semesters with HCBE. After the second semester, courses must be completed with HCBE. Official transcripts must be received by the office of Academic Advising one week prior to students seeking to register for courses requiring the prerequisite requirement.

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