Prof. George Korniotis, PhD

Certificate in Corporate Finance

Course Sequence

Course sequence is subject to change.

Certificate in Financial Decision Making

Course Sequence

Course Sequence
Course sequence is subject to change.


How much will this program cost me?*

Tuition and fees: $1960/credit and a on-time $100/program fee (billed in first semester)
On-campus room & board: N/A
What other costs are there for this program: N/A

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?

Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:
Federal loans: N/A
Private education loans: N/A
Institutional financing plan: N/A

How long will it take me to complete this program?

The program is designed to take 8 months to complete.

* Fewer than 10 students completed this program in 2014-15. The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?

The job placement rate for students who completed this program is *%.

* We are required to calculate this information; however, due to privacy concerns, we are unable to provide this data.

Jobs related to this program:
Financial Advisor
Sales Agent, Financial Services

Course Descriptions

BUS 640 – Fundamentals of Finance, Accounting, & Economics

This course details the fundamentals of financial accounting and finance, as well as microeconomic concepts, and touches on quantitative skills needed to pursue the Master of Science in Finance degree or other master degrees that entail taking elective courses in finance.

FIN 613 - Intermediate Corporate Finance and Investments

This course builds on Finance 1 to provide a more advanced treatment of topics in investment theories, portfolio selection and corporate finance.

FIN 614 - International Investments and Valuation

This course uses an inter-disciplinary approach, between finance and accounting, to build knowledge of international finance, financial statement analysis and company and project valuation.

FIN 615 - Financial Decision Making

This course focuses on decision making theory and behavioral finance, and includes case applications to apply theory to topics such as agency problems, conflicts of interest, and money management. Students learn about the psychological, social, and cultural determinants of suboptimal managerial behavior and how those common “mistakes” could be avoided.

FIN 616 - Applied Corporate Finance

This course covers topics in corporate finance and business law, which include the financial and legal aspects of mergers, leasing, and financial strategy.