Overview

WHY CONSIDER A FINANCE CERTIFICATE?


You can't underestimate the role finance plays in our day-to-day lives. Finance professionals with money management, financial decision making, and financial planning skills are essential to keeping businesses and households running smoothly. Earning a Finance Certificate can help you move forward in this career field.

At The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business at Post University, our Finance Certificate faculty members all possess top-notch academic credentials and extensive real-life experience in the field, and they apply their expertise to developing the program course work.

The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business at Post University's Finance Certificate course work helps students build capabilities in analyzing, defining, and arriving at viable solutions in financial decision making and planning, and helps prepare them for careers with financial services firms, brokerage and investment houses, banks, insurance companies, and domestic and international businesses, among other areas.

The Finance Certificate gives students the opportunity to develop skills in financial analysis. Those who complete the certificate will have earned 30 credits towards the 120-credit Bachelor of Science in Finance degree.

THE FINANCE CERTIFICATE AT POST UNIVERSITY IS IDEAL FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO:

  • Gain the skills and experiences they'll need to succeed in a wide range of career opportunities in public, private and non-profit organizations
  • Use materials and techniques developed in the field and based on accepted financial management principles to get real-world knowledge and skills that can be applied immediately as they complete their Finance Certificate.
  • Learn from faculty members who have advanced degrees and years of relevant experience in the financial field

BENEFITS OF THE FINANCE CERTIFICATE AT POST UNIVERSITY

  • Post University is an accredited New England university that has been providing quality education to its students since 1890.
  • Our small classes are taught by faculty members who have advanced degrees and extensive real-world experience in their respective fields.
  • We offer a high-quality, career-focused Finance Certificate that can make a real difference in your future career.
  • Our Finance Certificate features a curriculum with a strong focus on innovation, creativity and leadership. You won't be learning from static text on a page; you'll be part of a highly interactive, practice-based learning environment.
  • You will get a great return on your investment (ROI), earning a valuable certificate at an affordable price.

Faculty Advisor Contact Information
Thomas Abbott
203.596.4684

FINANCE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM FAST FACTS
STUDENTS IN THIS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM 1
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE 12
NORMAL PROGRAM COMPLETION TIME 1 year
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM COST
Certificate Program Tuition and Fees* $27,450
Room and Board* $10,430
Approximate Program Text Book Cost* $1,500
*This is the cost of the entire certificate program using current tuition and room and board rates. Actual program cost will vary depending on the amount of financial aid provided and whether or not students transfer in any credits. For current tuition rates, go to http://www.post.edu/maincampus/tuition.shtml.
OCCUPATIONS (This degree will prepare you for careers including, but not limited to, the ones listed below.)
Personal Financial Advisors  ¬† http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2052.00
Financial Examiners  http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2061.00
Financial Managers, Branch or Department  http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-3031.02
Financial Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2051.00
Sales Agents, Financial Services http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/41-3031.02
Risk Management Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2099.02
Securities and Commodities Traders http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/41-3031.03
Loan Officers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2072.00
Credit Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2041.00