Strengthen your career portfolio with a Graduate Certificate in Finance. Whether your interests lie in the corporate finance arena or personal finance, this certificate program will provide you with a deep dive into finance topics from investments to securities to strategy.

This program can be completed as a stand-alone certificate or in combination with a master’s degree program.

Program Type

Graduate Certificate

Program Format

On Campus

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The financial landscape is constantly changing. Through coursework that spans investments, portfolio management, financial markets, and strategy, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills to gain a competitive edge in the dynamic global financial marketplace.

Lubar academic faculty and experienced finance practitioners will lead you in developing your knowledge base and analytical skills to work successfully with decision makers and advance your career.

Graduate Certificate in Finance (15 credits)

Required Courses (12 credits)

BUS ADM 771 Investments
BUS ADM 772 Portfolio Management
BUS ADM 775 Financial Strategy
BUS ADM 778 Financial Institutions and Markets

Elective Courses (3 credits)

Please choose one course from the following:
BUS ADM 774 Global Financial Management
BUS ADM 779 Fixed Income Securities

Additional certificate requirements as well as course descriptions can be found on the Graduate School website.

To be considered for admission, you must have completed a bachelor’s degree with an overall GPA of 2.75 or better. This certificate may be completed alone or in combination with the Lubar College’s MBA or MS in Management degree program.

To apply, complete the online application. Please also send your official transcript (from highest degree earned) to the Graduate School, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 340, Milwaukee, WI 53201.


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