Location: Uptown Campus West
College: Carl H. Lindner College of Business
Duration: 1 Years

What is Investment Management?

Finance is one of the foundational disciplines in business. There is the financial services industry that creates demand for finance professionals – this sector includes banks, insurance companies, brokerage and investment companies, and others that sell finance-based services. In addition, every business needs its own in-house professionals to manage the many financial decisions that must be made on an ongoing basis, such as capital budget allocations, developing strategies to raise and manage equity, long-term debt, and working capital, and investing the cash the business raises. The Graduate Certificate in Investment Management is aimed primarily, although not exclusively, at the financial services industry, including such courses as Options and Futures, and Portfolio Management.  http://business.uc.edu/graduate/certificates/cert-finance.html

Admission Requirements

  • Must hold a baccalaureate degree
  • Uses unofficial transcripts for admissions review. When offered admission, official academic transcripts required
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Essay
  • Resume
The Investment Management Graduate Certificate is granted to those who satisfactorily complete the required course work, carrying a minimum GPA of 3.0 or more. The certificate must be completed within five years of acceptance into the program.  All students must contract for graduation.

Students must complete the entire certificate program in residence.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Carl H. Lindner College of Business holds AACSB accreditation. AACSB International business accreditation is an achievement earned only by programs of the highest caliber. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. Less than one-third of U.S. business school programs and only 15% of business school programs worldwide meet the rigorous standards of AACSB International accreditation.

Contact Information

Kevin Mussman
606 Lindner Hall
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0020
(513) 556-6904
kevin.mussman@uc.edu

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Program Code: 22GC-IMGT-GC