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Finance Certificate

Fall Registration

Have you registered for the Fall term yet? Classes begin August 20.

Get started now or contact your Academic Advisor for assistance.

It's all about the money! A Finance Certificate will empower you to ask and answer questions like, "Will this project add value to my corporation?" You will get an overview of money markets and the global financial environment, enabling you to make corporate decisions strategically. You will delve deeper into investments and learn the inner workings of futures and options. To top it off, you will take a capstone course that brings all of the Finance Certificate courses together. This is a popular certificate because students see the value it will add to their careers.

Certificate courses may not be taken while completing graduate degree courses. Students may apply appropriate certificate courses toward the completion of a master's degree if financial aid was not used to help pay tuition and other fees; and if the certificate courses are transferred before completion of the certificate. Students cannot transfer certificate courses toward a Master's Degree after the awarding of the certificate. Consult the Course Catalog for details.

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. 25168 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.

Total credits: 15

Required: 
FIN 5503 Real World Finance for Managers
FIN 5540 Banking
FIN 5545 Financial Engineering
FIN 5550 Investments
FIN 5570 Advanced Corporate Finance

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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