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The Graduate Certificate in Corporate Finance offers you an academic experience firmly rooted in practice. The certificate program is designed to help professionals like you obtain the skills you need to take the next step in your career. You will have the opportunity to develop foundational financial knowledge through the study of global markets. You will see firsthand how the D’Amore-McKim School of Business creates a rich learning environment where theories and concepts are applied to real-world business issues.

Program snapshot


Part-time or online

Class Begins

For Boston campus students, there are three entry terms each year in January, May, and September. For online students, there are six entry terms throughout the year.


12–15 credits for Boston campus students. The minimum required number of credits to earn your certificate is 12, however many students select to take an additional elective in order to broaden their expertise. Online students will complete 12 credits.

GRE/GMAT Requirements

Not required.

Average Class Size

20 students

Class Schedule

On-campus courses are primarily offered Monday–Thursday during the evening. Students may take one course online.

Time to Complete

The Graduate Certificate in Corporate Finance may be completed over the course of just three semesters, or spread out as long as three years for campus-based students, and as long as two years for online students. The length of the program will depend on your course selections.

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About our students

Average over the past three years

International Students43%
Average Work Experience3 years

Top Undergraduate Majors Represented

Business Administration
International Business

Top Industries Represented

Financial Services

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