Dive into a high-demand field with the Corporate Finance graduate certificate. Corporate finance is one of the most prominent focal areas within the discipline of finance. Financial analysts guide companies in valuing financial assets, making sound decisions and ensuring compliance with ethical standards, regulations, and professional practices. Students will complete focused graduate coursework and gain essential skills through the graduate certificate.
Note: Students in the graduate certificate in Corporate Finance can also complete the certificate in Investment Analysis. Certificate courses may be applied toward completion of the M.S. in Finance; however, the M.S. does require a comprehensive exam. Certificate courses that are part of the MBA program may also count toward completion of that degree.
The graduate certificate in Corporate Finance requires completion of five courses (15 credits) that are available online. For course list and descriptions, visit the Graduate Catalog.
Common Body of Knowledge (0-4 credits) are determined based on transcript review
No GMAT required.
To qualify for admission to the certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution and meet graduate admission criteria.
If you do not meet the graduate admission criteria, please email us to determine if you could be admitted on a conditional basis.
International students must meet additional criteria and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Contact us for information and assistance.
Online business graduate programs at UW-Whitewater are a superior value at $678 USD per credit for the 2023-24 academic year — whether you are a Wisconsin resident, an out-of-state student, or international student.
If you compare our graduate tuition to other AACSB-accredited business schools who offer online classes, you will find that this per-credit price is quite reasonable.
What creates this value?
Graduate students can purchase textbooks and other instructional materials through the University Bookstore or elsewhere online. Students should verify what materials are needed with their instructor.
Students enrolled in the Graduate certificate programs are not federal aid eligible.
Students completing a certificate with a degree program may be eligible for financial aid in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, or employment. All of these make up a “Financial Aid Package” and may be offered singly or in various combinations. Since funds are limited, priority for aid is based on financial need and how promptly applications are filed. For more information, please reach out directly to the Financial Aid department.