New Mexico State University

Postgraduate Certificate
315 USD/credit
252 USD/credit
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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.

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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.

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

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Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 315 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    252 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 252 USD per credit and a duration of  .


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