Finance Certificate

Skills for a Competitive, Global Environment

With the Finance Certificate from Queens University, you'll learn to evaluate capital investments and make the right financial decisions for individuals and businesses in diverse settings around the globe. Through courses in managerial finance and accounting, you’ll build the skills needed to advance your career in this competitive field.

Students of the Finance Certificate program receive experience-based instruction from educators with professional backgrounds in the field. Committed to your academic success and professional achievement after graduation, they'll provide you with the finance skills you need for a variety of career advancement opportunities.

In addition to learning from industry professionals, you will also receive access to exclusive career service workshops, one-on-one advising sessions and networking opportunities. Queens University's career services programs are designed to ensure you complete the Finance Certificate program fully equipped to take the next step on your professional path.

Career Outlook: A Growing Need for Financial Leaders

According to research conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for finance professionals is on the rise. With a growth rate of 16%, the field is expected to create more than 104,000 new financial manager positions by 20281. With a certificate in finance from Queens University, you'll gain the skills you need to answer the call for new financial professionals and qualify for a variety of positions.

Financial Manager

$129,890/Year

In this position, you would play a major role in setting financial goals for a company, along with developing plans of action to achieve them. You would evaluate investment opportunities and make important financial decisions to improve the business' overall success1.

Financial Analyst

$85,660/Year

As a professional in this position, you would work to improve the financial health of both individuals and businesses by determining their most beneficial investment opportunities. You would conduct research on diverse types of investments and present your findings to clients to help them make the right financial decisions2.

Other Titles You May Qualify For:

  • Asset manager
  • Investment banker
  • Risk manager

Curriculum: Strongly Focused on Financial Leadership

As you complete the certificate in finance, you'll learn real-world skills from a faculty of industry experts. You'll complete five finance courses, including three that can be chosen from a selection of courses that offer career-focused topics. Explore managerial accounting and finance, international finance, investment analysis and more as you prepare for the next step in your career.

Learn more about our Finance Certificate. Call us at 866-313-2356 to speak with an admissions representative, or request more information.

Sources:

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020 April 10). Financial Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved May 8, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/financial-managers.htm.
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2019 September 4). Financial Analysts. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved May 8, 2020, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/financial-analysts.htm.