Finance Graduate Certificates

Finance Graduate Certificates

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN PROFESSIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (18 CREDITS) 

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Financial Management is designed for individuals who expect to exercise control over the financial functions of their companies or for general managers who wish to strengthen their knowledge and skills in the financial management of their organizations. The program includes the topics tested on the Certified Financial Manager examination, sponsored jointly by the Institute of Management Accountants and the Financial Management Association.

Required Courses

Course Course Title Credits
ACCT 602 Accounting for Business Entities 3
MGMT 611 Behavioral Issues and Ethics in Management 3
MGMT 612 Global Strategic Management 3
BUSI 613 Decision Analysis 3
ACCT 652 Accounting for Managers 3
FINC 670 Working Capital Management 3

Program worksheet - Graduate Certificate in Professional Financial Management

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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN PROFESSIONAL INVESTMENT ANALYSIS (15 CREDITS)

Students who are planning a career in investment management and research may choose to pursue one or two relevant certificates. The Graduate Certificate in Investment Analysis covers the curriculum required to prepare for Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst® examinations administered by the CFA Institute.

Required Courses 

Course Course Title Credits 
BUSI 606  Managerial Economics 3
FINC 607 Corporate Financial Management 3
ACCT 659 Analysis of Financial Statements 3
FINC 673 Investment Planning and Portfolio Analysis 3
FINC 770 Ethical and Professional Standards in Investment Management 3

Program worksheet - Graduate Certificate in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT (15 CREDITS)

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Portfolio Management covers the curriculum required to prepare for Level II of the Chartered Financial Analyst® examinations administered by the CFA Institute.

Required Courses

Course Course Title Credits
FINC 770¹ Ethical and Professional Standards in Investment Management 3
FINC 771 Analysis of Equity Securities 3
FINC 772 Analysis of Debt Securities 3
FINC 774 Analysis of Derivatives and Alternative Investments 3
FINC 775 Advanced Portfolio Management 3

Program worksheet - Graduate Certificate in Professional Financial Management

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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN PROFESSIONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING (18 CREDITS)

This certificate is appropriate for an individual who is interested in becoming a Certified Financial Planner® professional. The program is registered with the CFP Board and meets the educational requirements to sit for the CFP® examination.

Required Courses 

Course Course Title Credits 
FINC 671 Foundations of Professional Financial Planning 3
FINC 673 Investment Planning and Portfolio Analysis 3
FINC 674 Income Tax Planning for Individuals and Businesses 3
FINC 675  Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits 3
FINC 676  Estate Planning 3
FINC 780 Capstone in Financial Planning 3

Program Worksheet - Graduate Certificate in Professional Financial Planning

Gainful Employment Disclosure

CFA® Disclaimer: 
NJCU does not grant the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. The charter is granted by CFA Institute after completion of three levels of self-study, each culminating in an examination. You must pass each level sequentially, and fulfill other requirements of the program, before earning the right to use the CFA® designation. For more information on CFA Institute or its programs, go to www.cfainstitute.org.

CFP Board Disclaimer: 

CFP®, Certified Financial Planner ™ and certification marks are owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. 
New Jersey City University does not certify individuals to use the CFP®, Certified Financial Planner ™ or certification marks. 
  • CFP® certification is granted only by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards to those persons who, in addition to completing an education requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met its ethics, experience, and examination requirements.  
 
CFM Disclaimer: 

The Certified Financial Manager certification is granted by the ICMA, a joint initiative of the Institute of Management Accountants and the Financial Management Association. For more information on the CFM certification, go to their website at http://www.imanet.org.
 
 
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