With a certificate in finance, students will obtain the necessary skills to succeed in the rapidly changing world of finance. You will be able to develop your critical thinking skills as well as your analytical skills, and learn how to assess the value and implications of financial decisions.
The certificate in finance will allow the student to gain the specialized knowledge necessary to be successful in the profession. You will receive solid grounding in financial principles, accounting analysis, and economic analysis. You will be exposed to complex financial issues and will increase your analytical competence. Upon completion of the certificate, you can contemplate careers in financial analysis, capital budgeting, security analysis, corporate financial management, and small business finance.
On successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
Admissions and Certificate Requirements from Seattle University's 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
Individual courses below may have additional prerequisites. See the Prerequisites table for details.
|Three required courses (9 credits)||Credits|
|FINC 5050: Corporate Financial Management||3|
|FINC 5100: Investments||3|
|FINC 5110: Financial Institutions and Markets||3|
|Choose any two elective courses from the following (6 credits)||Credits|
|ACCT 5110: Intermediate Financial Accounting I||3|
|ACCT 5370: Valuation for Financial Reporting||3|
|FINC 5105: Valuation of Derivatives||3|
|FINC 5115: Corporate Investments Decisions||3|
|FINC 5120: Portfolio Management||3|
|FINC 5130: Financial Modeling||3|
|FINC 5300: Financial Statement Analysis and Security Valuation||3|
|FINC 5305: Finance for International Business||3|
|FINC 5310: Financial Risk Management||3|
|FINC 5315: Entrepreneurial Finance||3|
|FINC 5320: Advanced Topics in Investments||3|
|FINC 5325: Real Options Analysis||3|
|FINC 5330: Fixed Income Analysis||3|
|FINC 5335: Hedge Funds||3|
|FINC 5345: Personal Financial Planning||3|
|FINC 5350: History of Financial Crises - Implications for the Future||3|
|FINC 5370: Valuation for Financial Reporting||3|
|FINC 5500: Cases in Managerial Finance||3|
Requirement for certificate: 15 credits
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