To obtain the Certificate in the Foundations of
Finance, students must complete the following five courses:
- Corporate Finance
- Adv. Financial Statement Analysis
- Fixed Income I
- Equity Valuation
- Derivatives I
What are the pre-requisites
for the Foundations of Finance Certificate program?
An applicant must have an undergraduate degree as well as foundation courses in
accounting, economics and statistics to qualify for entry into this Certificate
When and where are classes held?
All classes meet during business hours in San Francisco, CA on the University of San Francisco’s main campus, USF’s satellite campus in the Presidio National Park, or classroom facilities in downtown San Francisco. Each course meets once a week for four hours.
How many courses do I take at a time?
is a five month certificate program that has course offerings from January to June. Students will be taking three courses for the
first eight week session and two courses in the second eight week
How do I apply for the Certificate program?
Please click here for information about the application requirements and the application process.
As an international student, am I eligible to apply for the Foundations of Finance Certificate program?
Yes, international students (students seeking F-1 visas) are eligible to apply to this Certificate program