The investment concentration is designed to expose you to concepts and methodologies used in portfolio management and securities analysis. You will study the importance of analyzing trends in capital markets and the global economy as well as how legislation, regulations, and principles of practices impact decisions made in the securities industry. This program covers topics that could help you pursue a professional financial designation including the CAIA charter or CFA.*
*Certain investment positions may require securities licensing and successful completion of a securities exam. Check with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for more information. Although certain programs at Purdue University Global are designed to prepare students to take various certification or licensing exams, the University cannot guarantee the student will pass those exams. In some cases, field experience and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take or to successfully pass the exams. Students should research the requirements in the state in which they intend to seek employment.
May be required to complete an informational interview. To apply you must meet one of the following standards: Are a high school graduate; Possess a General Education Development certificate or state-specific equivalency diploma; Possess a Home Study certificate or transcript from a Home Study program that is equivalent to high school level and recognized by your home state, and be beyond the age of compulsory attendance in that state; Are a high school senior eligible to apply and submit proof of high school graduation. May be required to take an entrance examination.
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