Golden Gate University

536 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-2968

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Technical Market Analysis program is for students that are interested in careers within the field of financial analytics. The certificate program is focused on preparing students for the Chartered Financial Technician (CFTe) and Chartered Market Technician (CMT) tests. In addition, students will strengthen skills and knowledge in order to find careers as traders, advisors, portfolio managers, and brokers. Courses will also teach topics such as stocks, bonds, derivatives, and commodities with the field of market analysis.

All of the courses may be completed entirely online. If a student would like to take traditional classes, Golden Gate University also provides campus-based courses on the San Francisco campus.

Students will be required to complete a minimum of 15 units in order to receive the certificate. The Required Courses within the program are Technical Analysis of Securities, Wyckoff Method I, Wyckoff Method II, Technical Analysis of Trading: Strategy & Implementation, and the choice of any other 300 to 400-level ECON or FI course. The program recommends that the student takes Behavioral Finance and Building Efficient Trading Systems.

The Graduate Certificate in Technical Market Analysis program at Golden Gate University was created by one of world’s leading instructors within the field of technical analysis, Professor Henry Pruden. Pruden has written various books and papers as well as provided many presentations around the world. Pruden, and other qualified instructors within the program, will provide students with hands-on experience in many topics such as modern investor psychology and behavioral finance.

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      Commencement Fee (One Time Fee): $100; Technology Fee per Semester: $85

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    Must hold a bachelors degree or higher.

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    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

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