Finance with Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)/Investment Emphasis

Prepare for professional certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). The coursework in this specialization is aligned with the content covered in the internationally recognized CFA exam. You will gain hands-on practice for the competency-based certification exam and complete a simulated CFA exam as part of your capstone. You will explore best practices in financial analysis and decision making, investment strategies, risk assessment and management, and other topics relevant to today’s finance professional. In addition to gaining knowledge of corporate governance issues, learn how to partner with other parts of an organization to help managers make decisions in a dynamic business environment.

Completion Requirements

  • 30 total semester credits
    • Core courses (12 sem. credits)
    • Specialization courses (18 sem. credits)

This program can be completed in as little as 20 months. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Core Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code FNCE 6000 Course Decision-Making Tools for Today's Financial Professional Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code FNCE 6010 Course Analysis and Communication for the Financial Professional Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code FNCE 6020 Course Legal and Ethical Issues in Accounting and Finance Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code FNCE 6030 Course Managerial Finance Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code FNCE 6640 Course Advanced Managerial Finance Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code FNCE 6643 Course Applications in Corporate Finance I Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code FNCE 6647 Course Applications in Corporate Finance II Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code FNCE 6655 Course Investment Theory and Portfolio Management Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code FNCE 6660 Course Derivatives and Risk Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code FNCE 6900 Course CFA Capstone Credits (3 sem. cr.)
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