What You'll Learn
- Develop an understanding of the theory and practice of corporate finance with an understanding of discounted cash flow, valuation, risk and return, capital asset pricing model, corporate capital structure, capital budgeting, mergers and acquisitions, and investment and financing decisions.
- Gain knowledge in focused topic areas, such as capital markets and investments, mergers and acquisitions, international corporate governance, investment theory, and real estate.
Our Community at a Glance
Students in this program receive a rigorous education in topics including organizational finance, economic theory, mergers and acquisitions, and more.
Working Full Time
Students Outside the U.S.
Average Time to Complete
The professional graduate certificate in Corporate Finance requires four courses:
- Corporate Finance course (choose one course from select group)
- Valuation course (choose one course from select group)
- Electives (choose any two courses from select group)
If you do not have background knowledge in finance, we recommend that you take an introductory course, such as MGMT E-2000 Principles of Finance, or consider the Principles of Finance certificate.
Search for Courses
Find certificate courses by term — fall, spring, or summer — in the DCE Course Search and Registration platform.
Earning Your Certificate
[Required on-campus courses] turned out to be some of the most amazing experiences of my life—and my children haven’t stopped talking about ‘daddy’s school.
Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.
|Our Tuition (2023–24 rate)||$3,220 per course|
|Average Tuition of Peer Institutions||$5,476 per course|
|Average Total Cost||$12,880|