The applied investment analysis certificate can also be completed as a standalone certificate to add to your resume, or as a stackable certificate as part of our MBA or Master's of Finance programs. Whether you enroll in the certificate on its own or stack it as part of a graduate degree, you will receive a certificate credential that can be added to your resume.
Corporate Financial Management Certificate
The corporate financial management certificate can also be completed as a standalone certificate or can be stacked into your MBA or Finance M.S. if you are interested in advancing your financial management knowledge. Whether you enroll in the corporate financial management certificate on its own or stack it as part of a graduate degree, you will receive a certificate credential that can be added to your resume.
What is a Corporate Financial Management Certificate?
Students who choose to stack their MBA with a corporate financial management certificate will learn how to make value-enhancing investment, finance and risk management decisions in domestic and international markets. The program requires completion of 12 credits with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in Saint Joseph's University courses. The program is designed by finance experts and connected to a deep network of alumni leaders in the industry to help students take their financial management career to the next level.
CORPORATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE COURSES:
- FIN 550 Shareholder Value Management *
- FIN 600 Financial Institutions and Capital Markets
- FIN 608 Advanced Financial Management
- FIN 609 International Finance
* You must complete FIN 550 before you can take the remaining higher-level finance certificate courses. This course is a prerequisite for the remaining courses of the certificate.
What Can You Do with a Corporate Financial Management Certificate?
Individuals who have an MBA with a concentration in corporate financial management are highly sought after by finance firms, risk management companies, investment banks and more. Students who choose to stack their MBA with a corporate financial management certificate can pursue several career options, including:
- Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
- Finance Manager
- Investment Banker
- Financial Advisor
- Hedge Fund Manager
How Will a Corporate Financial Management Certificate or MBA from Saint Joseph’s University Advance Your Career?
The stackable corporate financial management certificate enables MBA students to develop a thorough understanding of the corporate financial management industry. You will study corporate financial management and more, equipping you with the knowledge necessary to pursue a successful career in corporate financial management.
By combining a certificate with one of the second stackable MBA certificate options listed below, you will be prepared to advance your career with the confidence needed in an ever-changing business world.
- Business Administration Certificate
- Applied Investment Analysis
- Data Analytics
- Data Management
- Data Science
- Financial Applications in Real Estate
- Human Resources Management
- Healthcare Management Stackable Certificate (MBA)
Average part-time: 2 - 4 semesters, or 6 -12 months.
The corporate financial management certificate is self-paced so you can take as many courses in a semester that makes sense with your schedule and goals.
|Credits||12 credits or 4 courses.|
|Spring, summer or fall.|
|Format||Online, on campus, or hybrid of both formats.|
|Tuition for 2021-2022|
$1,140 per credit hour.
Learn more about our tuition & fees.
|Stack this Certificate into Master’s Programs||The credits of the corporate financial management certificate can be applied towards the MBA or Finance M.S.|
|Potential Career Paths|
The corporate financial management certificate helps prepare graduates for jobs such as:
You can enroll in this certificate with any bachelor’s degree. No business background or related experience required.
You must complete FIN 550, the first course of the certificate, before you can take the remaining higher-level finance certificate courses. This course is a prerequisite for the remaining courses of the certificate.
The GMAT is not required for certificates. To learn more about the admission process and required materials, Graduate Admission can provide more information or answer any questions.
Scholarships, federal and state grants, loans and other types of financial aid may be available to those who qualify. Our Financial Aid Office can help you understand your options.
Note: discounts cannot be combined.
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