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Knowledge of financial management — and the ability to make strategic financial decisions — is important in a number of careers. Mizzou’s online graduate certificate in financial management is designed to provide cutting-edge knowledge to those people who wish to pursue a career in financial management, corporate finance or a related field. With the financial management graduate certificate, students can enhance their analytical and financial decision-making skills and distinguish themselves from their peers in the job market.
Official nameGraduate certificate in financial management
Program typeGraduate certificate
Academic homeTrulaske College of Business | Finance Department
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Jobs may include:
- Financial manager
- Business analyst
- Cost analyst
- Credit manager
- Cash manager
- Risk manager
- Relations officer
- Chief financial officer (CFO)
The online graduate certificate in financial management is 100% online: no campus visits required.
Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one to two classes per semester and finish the program in one year.
Course work includes
- Advanced financial management
- Capital budgeting
- Investment banking
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Management of financial institutions
- Corporate risk management
- Corporate insurance and alternative financing mechanisms
Further your education
The graduate certificate in financial management exposes you to content relevant for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.
Typical program length1 year
Typical course load1 or 2 classes each semester
The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The Trulaske College of Business and the School of Accountancy are accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
Dr. Griswold is an Associate Teaching Professor of Finance. She has been recognized for outstanding student advising and teaching achievement at numerous universities, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Dr. Griswold teaches Investment Banking.
Dr. Johnson is an Associate Teaching Professor of Finance. He has had his research published in the Journal of Financial Research, Financial Practice and Education, Journal of Financial Planning, and has written over forty articles and done multiple interviews on the topic of reverse mortgages for the mainstream media. Dr. Johnson teaches Equity Securities Analysis (investments grad cert) and Advanced Financial Management (financial management grad cert).