Graduate Finance Certificate

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Build a foundation in finance

Develop solid finance, budget and investment skills with a Graduate Finance Certificate. This certificate program is designed for students who want to develop financial management skills that can be applied in budget analysis, financial analysis or financial services industries.

In this certificate program, you’ll:

  • Learn to solve financial challenges within organizations
  • Understand global finance opportunities
  • Discover how to mitigate financial risk
  • Utilize financial techniques to make investment decisions

You’ll complete your program online in about eight months by taking just one 6-week course at a time, so you can balance work and life on the path to your certificate.

Course length:

6 weeks

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Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 15 credits from a set of required courses to complete this certificate program. Required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

Waive coursework

Earn your certificate faster. Your prior eligible coursework may help you have up to one course (three credits) waived. Contact an enrollment representative at 844.YES.UOPX for more information.

Core courses

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Corporate Finance fin571
Global Capital Markets fin580
Financial Controlling fin585
Audit And Compliance Management fin590
Real Estate Investment fin591
Mergers And Acquisitions fin592
Investment Banking fin593

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Institutional accreditation

Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

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Learn on your schedule

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Pursue industry certification

Course content aligns with the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) industry certificate.

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We promise you’ll keep the same affordable tuition until you graduate from your program. Count on tuition to be as dependable as your education.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, by taking one course at a time toward a Graduate Finance Certificate, you’ve got the way.

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