DeVry University

Graduate Certificate - Financial Analysis

Students enrolled in the Certificate in Financial Analysis program have the chance to gain an understanding of advanced fiscal management concepts and practices. Read on for more information regarding this certificate program from DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management.

Official Program Name:

Certificate in Financial Analysis

School Offering Program:

DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Students enrolled in DeVry University's programs may need to satisfy minimum requirements before beginning the program, including having already earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Individuals interested in this program may have experience working in finance, accounting, or business management. Interested participants should enjoy working with numbers and analyzing financial data.

Program Description:

The Certificate in Financial Analysis program offered by Keller Graduate School of Management is intended to teach students how effective fiscal oversight can contribute to overall organizational success. Students have the chance to learn to evaluate financial risks against potential benefits and losses. Analyzing risk-versus-return is intended to help students gain a better grasp of personal and business investment and portfolio management strategies. Courses are also intended to cover such topics as valuation, financial ratio analysis, capital budgeting, and fiscal forecasting. Program participants will also have the ability to examine tax laws and regulations affecting financial management.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Minimum Credits Required:

21 credit hours.

Financial Aid:

DeVry University offers millions in scholarship opportunities to qualified students. Additional financial aid, military service grants, veterans appreciation grants, federal grants, and institutional grants, are available to qualifying students. Eligible students can apply for Federal Stafford or PLUS loans.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Course Topics Covered:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Keller to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program. Course topics covered in the Certificate in Financial Analysis program could include:

  • Managerial Accounting and Finance
  • Federal Taxes and Management Decisions
  • Advanced Managerial Finance
  • Securities Analysis
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Upon completion of this Certificate in Financial Analysis program, participants could go on to enroll in a related master's degree program. Those who decide to continue their education at Keller could be able to apply some of their graduate certificate credits toward master's degree program requirements. Participating in a master's degree program could provide individuals with advanced knowledge and skills in the field and allow them to pursue a wider variety of employment options.

Those who earn a financial analysis certificate from Keller Graduate School of Management could go on to pursue a:

  • Master of Accounting & Financial Management
  • Master of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration

Career Paths:

Individuals who earn a Certificate in Financial Analysis could be able to undertake additional responsibilities related to their current position. In addition, career placement could be sought with accounting firms, business consulting companies, financial investment agencies, banks, businesses, or government departments.

Individuals who possess Keller's financial analysis certificate could search for positions as:

  • Budget analysts
  • Financial advisors
  • Business managers