Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Financial Planning & Analysis

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree or higher
Certificate Type: Post-Bachelor's Certificate
Number of Credits to Completion: 12.0
Instructional Delivery: Campus, Online, Hybrid
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time To Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Aid eligible*

Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 52.0305
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes: 11-3030; 13-2010

*The current plan of study for this program would not allow for federal financial aid (including Federal Direct Student Loans) since Department of Education requires a minimum of 4.5 credits per term for graduate courses and 6.0 credits per term for undergraduate courses.

About the Program

The certificate in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) consists of four classes. Designed for accounting and finance professionals in any industry with at least three years of work experience, the certificate will prime you to become a strategic business partner, providing value-added financial analysis including measuring and monitoring performance for strategic and operational planning. The FP&A certificate will help you cultivate a mindset of innovation and collaboration while mastering the skills necessary to lead others into the future.

Admission Requirements

Bachelor's degree or higher

Program Requirements

ACCT 631Advanced Strategic Cost Management3.0
ACCT 635Strategy & the Master Budgeting Process3.0
Select two (2) of the following6.0
Business Conditions and Forecasting
Corporate Strategy
Leading in Dynamic Environments: A Personal, Relational, and Strategic Approach
Business Statistics
Statistics for Business Analytics
Total Credits12.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ACCT 6313.0ACCT 6353.0Elective3.0Elective3.0
 3 3 3 3
Total Credits 12
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