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Finance and Investments Graduate Certificate

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the exciting and growing financial investment sector? If so, the Graduate Certificate in Finance and Investments at the University of Houston-Victoria is a great alternative to consider. You will have an opportunity to take advanced graduate-level courses and increase and refine your knowledge of the finance and investment world.

Why Pursue the UHV’s Graduate Certificate in Finance and Investments?

Through the Graduate Certificate in Finance and Investments, you will enjoy the benefits of additional credentials without having to dedicate time and money to a full master’s program.

A graduate certificate will give you a competitive edge in the professional world and help you stand out from other candidates. If you want to increase your hire-ability or expand your skillset when it comes to handling investments and corporate financial matters, this program is an excellent fit for you.

Courses for the graduate certificate are available during the fall, spring and summer semesters. The program consists of four courses, all of which are available online, making it a perfect fit for busy students and those with other commitments that make attending class in person difficult.

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Requirements: 12 semester hours composed of required Finance courses.

The four required courses are:

Who Should Apply? 

A Graduate Certificate in Finance and Investments is a perfect choice for anyone who has received a bachelor’s degree and wants to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in the financial world.

If you want to gain further expertise in your field or change your area of expertise altogether, this is a great option to consider. It is a great fit for anyone who wants to earn a new skillset while receiving graduate-level education in a short time frame.

The Program Experience

Interested in Furthering Your Education?

Completing the certificate program is your first step toward earning a Strategic MBA. If you wish to further your education, an MBA will provide advanced knowledge and expertise, which will allow you to move into more advanced positions in the financial sector. All of the courses you complete in the certificate program are directly transferrable to the MBA program.

We also offer other graduate certificate programs if you're interested in gaining specialized knowledge in a different area of business without completing an MBA.

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A graduate certificate in finance and Investments prepares you for a wide range of careers:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Finance Director
  • Investor Relations
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Financial Advisor
  • Investment Banker
  • And more!

Key Benefits at UHV

What makes UHV’s Graduate Certificate in Finance and Investments unique?

At UHV, students will:

  • Study with highly specialized faculty with advanced degrees in their field.
  • Learn from practitioners and scholars, reaping the benefits of both theory and experience.
  • Experience contemporary curriculum revised and updated to represent today's organizational challenges.
  • Acquire job-related skills applicable to manager, supervisor, and team leader positions.

Our program provides students with real-world experience and an opportunity to learn from financial experts. Upon completion of the certificate program, you will feel confident in any financial business setting and equipped to make smarter business decisions.

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