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Finance, Postgraduate Certificate

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University rank #601 (WUR) , NM,
A land-grant institution founded in 1888, New Mexico State University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution under Title III and Title V programs administered by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education.


Ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University with high research activity, NMSU's research expenditures exceeded $133 million for FY13. In addition, according to the most recently available statistics from the National Science Foundation, NMSU ranks third in research expenditures by Hispanic Serving Institutions.The Graduate Certificate in Finance is designed to serve two groups of individuals:

  • Current graduate students from a variety of NMSU programs who wish to expand their primary area of study to include a focus in Finance; and
  • Non-degree seeking students (such as professionals in Finance and related careers) who have completed an undergraduate degree and wish to refresh, update and extend their knowledge and skill set in Finance.


New Mexico State University’s College of Business is accredited by AACSB International, considered to be the premier accrediting agency and service organization for business schools worldwide.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Futures Markets
  • Personal Financial Planning for Professionals
  • Investment Concepts
  • Applied Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Money and Capital Markets
  • Derivative Markets and Securities
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • International Managerial Finance
  • Management of Financial Institutions

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    12 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

Admission to the Graduate School requires completion of a Bachelors or other advanced degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students seeking admission must submit an application, transcripts, and $30 application fee to the NMSU office of Graduate Student Services.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    315 USD/credit
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  • National

    252 USD/credit
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Living costs for Las Cruces

  • 806 - 1260 USD/month
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