Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificate in Finance

Student in Finance classAs a graduate-level student, you’ll earn course credit and learn from SMU Cox faculty along-side graduate degree seeking students. You’ll be enrolled as a non-degree seeking student, with access to campus and SMU Cox facilities such as the library and study rooms. Courses will be placed on your official SMU transcript upon successful completion. 

Credits may be applied toward a future MBA (within a Professional MBA, One-Year MBA, Online MBA, or MBA Direct) or Specialized Masters program.


The economic landscape is changing at warp speed. To stay ahead of the curve, you'll need the latest research and techniques - plus experience applying them. The finance departments’ state-of-the art programs are designed for the future. Taught by a superstar faculty and top practitioners, our courses offer a deep foundation in theory and practice. Our holistic approach allows students to graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to become effective financial and business professionals.

SMU Cox offers a Graduate Certificate in Finance, with customizable electives, as well as 3 other finance certificate programs with specialized tracks: 

  • Graduate Certificate in Finance
  • Graduate Certificate in Finance: Energy Track
  • Graduate Certificate in Finance: Corporate Finance Track
  • Graduate Certificate in Finance: Investments Track

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