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.
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.
There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
From the 'Apply Now' button, login to your student account, complete the online application, and pay the application fee if applicable.
It is preferable that you create an account before proceeding if you have not already done so.
Candidates are encouraged to apply in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits.
See Certificate FAQs for more information.
Business, Professional & Legal Programs. Call 858-534-8148 or Email: FinanceProgram@ucsd.edu
UC San Diego Extension programs are designed to best serve college-prepared working professionals. Although programs are open to all adult learners, where program capacity is limited, applicants with this profile will receive preference for admission.
Professor of Finance
Graduate School of IRPS
Professor of Finance
Graduate School of IRPS, UCSD
Professor of Economics
There will be a $95 fee upon
acceptance into the program
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