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UC San Diego Extension remains committed to helping you achieve your goals. In an effort to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have transitioned all of our courses to an online or hybrid format. Online classes (asynchronous) will have pre-recorded lectures each week and guided assignments from the instructor. Hybrid classes are fully online with live (synchronous) virtual class meetings each week using the Zoom conferencing system.

Applications to the Finance Certificate are currently closed.


Regardless of the economic or social climate, management of financial affairs remains the foremost priority in any business. Consequently, an understanding of the principles for building and sustaining the financial health of a firm will strengthen the value of any professional involved in business.

UC San Diego Extension Professional Certificate in Finance will benefit entry and mid-level finance or accounting professionals; practicing Certified Public Accountants (CPAs); securities brokers; personal finance professionals; general business managers, and technical or scientific personnel who wish to broaden and solidify their knowledge of finance.

The curriculum is patterned after the educational requirements for these highly regarded professional credentials:

For information on credentials, testing sites and dates, and test preparation materials or services, contact either the IMA at (800) 638-4427, the CFA Institute at (800) 247-8132, or the NIRI at (703) 506-3570.

Certificate Benefits
  • Designed to augment an individual's current professional knowledge with a stronger foundation in business finance.
  • Taught by qualified practitioners who teach applications as well as underlying rationale. Instructor Spotlight: George Haloulakos
  • Offered in the evening and online formats so participants can gain additional knowledge and skills while continuing their full-time employment.
  • Gain career-oriented education to complement a college degree.
  • Follow a pre-planned and approved sequence of courses to guide individual study.
  • Facilitate promotions or career changes.
  • Network with other professionals in the program.
Applications to the Finance Certificate are currently closed.

 
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There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program

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