Graduate Certificate in Finance
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Program Details

The affordable online Finance graduate certificate from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota prepares students for successful careers in the business world. It is delivered in a flexible format with 100% online coursework. You can maintain your current work commitments as you earn a specialized credential for professional advancement. Designed for working adults, this program can be completed in just one year.

The hands-on curriculum provides specialized knowledge and training in essential finance skill sets, including financial markets, security analysis, and portfolio management. Courses are taught by experienced faculty who are industry experts. The Finance certificate is financial aid eligible, and you can apply your credits toward a master’s degree from Saint Mary’s.

The skills you learn in this program will allow you to analyze and interpret financial information to make informed budget and investment decisions. Graduates are qualified for a wide range of finance careers, including banking, corporate finance, financial analysis, foreign investments, and more.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent