Certificate in Fundamentals of Finance

The Certificate in Fundamentals of Finance provides an overview of valuation and portfolio management; futures, options, and derivatives; and financial statement analysis. 

This program provides students with a post-baccalaureate knowledge of this area within the finance discipline. Students in the program register as certificate students. Students who are admitted to a master’s degree program may apply coursework previously taken in a certificate program toward the requirements for the master’s degree.

This certificate is designed for professionals who seek to increase their knowledge and skills in this area of finance, as well as earn stackable credentials as part of a degree program.


MSF 504Valuation and Portfolio Management3
MSF 505Futures, Options, and OTC Derivatives3
MSF 506Financial Statement Analysis3
Total Credit Hours9