Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Finance

Are you seeking to build a comprehensive command of business principles and practices?

Our post-baccalaureate certificate in finance allows you to create a custom business degree program through your choice of courses from all of the business disciplines. This concentration might be attractive to entrepreneurs who need exposure to all aspects of a business, non-business students who would like to double major in business, or those who plan to specialize later with a graduate degree.

Certificate Information

15 credit hours
Minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.0

For more information specific to you and your situation, meet with your academic advisor and find your ideal pathway to complete your degree on time.

Students may add additional courses depending on their needs and goals.

All courses are 3 credit hours and require a grade of C- or better unless otherwise noted.


Choose 5 classes from either Group A or Group B.

Group A

  • BUS-A 310 - Management Decisions and Financial Reporting
    • Note: BUS-A 311 Intermediate Accounting will substitute for BUS-A 310 for Accounting students. Both BUS-A 310 and A 311 may not be taken for credit.
  • BUS-F 302 - Financial Decision Making
  • BUS-F 410 - Financial Institutions and Markets
  • BUS-F 420 - Equity and Fixed Income Investments
  • BUS-F 494 - International Finance
  • ECON-E 350 - Money and Banking

Group B

  • BUS-A 301 - Accounting: An Information System
  • BUS-A 325 - Cost Accounting
  • BUS-A 328 - Introduction to Taxation
  • BUS-A 414 - Financial Statement Analysis
  • BUS-A 312 - Intermediate Accounting II


Students enrolled in this stand-alone certificate program are not eligible for financial aid. Students are eligible for certificate courses if they are enrolled in another degree-seeming program.


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), post-baccalaureate certificates are a great way to fast-track your career in an affordable way.

When time and money are a major concern, certificates allow recipients to gain skills in their field of choice in a relatively short period of time, usually less than a year, and for a price that won’t break the bank.

Your brighter future begins here