Elevate your career with a graduate certificate in finance
Finance Graduate Certificate - 12 credits
Take your career to the next level and deepen your financial skillset with a graduate certificate in finance at Davenport University. You'll position yourself to exceed employer expectations, transform communities, and earn a higher salary. This graduate certificate can be completed as a stand-alone certificate or while taking Master of Business Administration courses.
The finance graduate certificate at Davenport holds specialized accreditation through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) so you know you’re receiving high-quality, innovative instruction.
Built for working professionals, you can complete the finance graduate certificate 100% online through Davenport’s Global Campus or in-person on our W.A. Lettinga Campus in Grand Rapids. Through the graduate certificate in finance, you’ll learn from experienced accounting and finance faculty who bring valuable real-world experience into the classroom.
Is a financial certificate worth it?
As you consider the finance grad certificate at Davenport, you may be wondering, “Is a financial certificate worth it?” Earning a graduate certificate keeps you competitive in your current role by allowing you to build upon your skills, but it can also help transition you into new career opportunities with a higher salary potential.
Explore classes for Davenport's financial certificate
Whether you have an educational background in finance or not, the certificate in finance will position you for general finance jobs. Develop your understanding regarding mergers, acquisitions, banking and treasury management, advanced financial management and money, and capital markets.
Prerequisite courses: ACCT640 Managerial Accounting (3 cr), ECON625 Managerial Economics (3 cr) and FINC620 Corporate Finance (3 cr) are required prerequisites that must be completed prior to taking the following courses in the Graduate Certificate in Finance.
Which class should I take? When should I take it?
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Why pursue a graduate certificate in finance at Davenport?
With Davenport’s finance grad certificate program, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of key financial areas of a company — and you’ll be earning course credits you can apply to the MBA degree. You’ll benefit from a finance degree curriculum that was developed with an advisory board of finance industry leaders who know what you need to know to succeed in jobs.
Experience the Davenport difference:
Credits that apply to our MBA degree
Reap the career benefits of our graduate certificate in finance now and enjoy the added bonus of course credits you can apply toward Davenport’s MBA degree.
Preparation for jobs in finance
Deepen your understanding regarding mergers, acquisitions, banking and treasury management, advanced financial management and money, and capital markets.
Get started on your graduate certificate in finance
Explore the admissions requirements and then take the next step toward earning your graduate certificate in finance.