Finance with Concentration in Corporate Finance

Acquire a comprehensive mastery of core aspects of financial theory and practice, with a focus on corporate financial management. This certificate can be completed online or in the classroom. 

This program is perfect for...

  • Individuals looking for a career transition into an investment management position
  • Working financial professionals who want to expand their current career prospects
  • Recent college graduates planning to pursue careers in the financial industry
  • Students who need specific course work in finance for pre-MBA requirements

What you can learn.

  • Behavioral finance, security analysis, stock option strategies, international investing
  • Managerial finance and investing
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Ethics in finance

What our students say about our certificates.

What our certificates have done for our students.


feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers

1 in 4

received a salary increase after starting a certificate program


switched careers after completing a certificate program


recommend a certificate program to others

Source: UCLA Extension Certificate Graduates Survey


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
MGMT X 432.3
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 433.01
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.135
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Ethics Requirement
MGMT 833.380
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Electives - Corporate Finance

Students must complete four elective courses.

MGMT X 460.923
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 460.988
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring
MGMT X 430.131
Typically Offered: Winter
MGMT X 430.132
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.136
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 430.15
Typically Offered: Spring
MGMT X 422
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

An internship in finance is an opportunity to gain practical experience with leading firms and companies covering a variety of finance and investment-related job functions for a minimum of 120 hours. 

Internships are available to current Finance Certificate students who have have completed a minimum of five courses from the program's curriculum.

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