The Finance Certificate with Concentration in Investment Management and Analysis is designed to meet the market demand for qualified financial professionals and the desire by individuals to increase their knowledge in investments. The 9-course certificate program provides a comprehensive curriculum covering core aspects of financial theory and practice with a focus on investment management. In addition to five foundation courses and a one-day Business Ethics seminar, students must also complete four elective courses from the field of investment management & analysis.

This program is ideal for working financial professionals who want to expand their current career prospects, individuals who are looking for a career transition into an investment management position, or for recent college graduates who are planning to pursue careers in the financial industry or need specific course work in finance for pre-MBA requirements. The certificate is relevant for individuals interested in the following career paths: investment management and security analysis. In addition, the program provides relevant coursework for students considering the CFA certification. To learn more, click here

Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for X130A Basic Managerial Finance.

  • X1A Principles of Accounting
  • X1B Principles of Accounting

Also recommended:

  • X100 Business Economics
  • X410.21 Math for Finance

Yvette de la Cruz
(310) 206-1654

Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $200.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $7,180.00
Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $1,620.00
Estimated Total Cost: $9,000.00

*This program is open admission. The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and allows you to access a variety of program benefits.

Internship Available: Yes

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Certificate in Finance with Concentration in Investment Management and Analysis