2020-2021 Catalog

Finance, Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate in Finance is designed for students who are interested in a career in finance or who simply seek greater understanding of finance issues as they pursue a general management career. This program will teach students how to: evaluate different financing vehicles and decide which to pursue; sort out the roles of different banks as they change and assess the bank’s ability to serve your company, regardless of its size; establish and manage a portfolio of stocks, bonds and other investment instruments; and prepare for a stock sale for an existing publicly traded company or for an initial public offering.


City University of Seattle's graduate admission requirements, found under Admissions in the catalog menu, apply to this program. 

Total Required Credits (12 Credits)

Required Courses

FIN 551Quantitative Methods and Economics for Finance


FIN 553Capital Management and Fixed Income


FIN 555Equity, Derivatives, and Alternatives


FIN 557Ethics and Portfolio Management