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Are you seeking to build a comprehensive command of business principles and practices?

Our post-bac certificate in finance allows you to create a custom business degree program through your choice of courses from all of the business disciplines. This concentration might be attractive to entrepreneurs who need exposure to all aspects of a business, non-business students who would like to double major in business, or those who plan to specialize later with a graduate degree.

Required Courses

To earn the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Finance, students must:

  1. Successfully complete five of the courses listed below with at least a C-
  2. Successfully complete at least four of the required courses listed below at IU Southeast after completion of an undergraduate degree
Must complete five classes (15 cr. hrs) of your choice
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
BUS-A 310 Management Decisions & Financial Reporting 3
BUS-A 414 Financial Statement Analysis & Interpretation 3
BUS-F 302 Financial Decision Making 3
BUS-F 410 Financial Institutions and Markets 3
BUS-F 420 Equity & Fixed Income Investments 3
BUS-F 494 International Finance 3
ECON-E 350 Money and Banking 3
Required courses (24 hours)
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
BUS-A 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
BUS-A 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
BUS-F 301 Financial Management 3
BUS-M 301 Introduction to Marketing Management 3
BUS-P 301 Operations Management 3
ECON-E 150 Introduction to Economics 3
ECON-E 200 Fundamentals of Economics: An Overview 3
ECON-E 280 Applied Statistics for Business & Economics I 3
Recommended Additional Course Options*
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
BUS-A 311 Intermediate Accounting I 3
BUS-D 300 International Business Administration 3
BUS-K 201 The Computer in Business 3
BUS-L 201 Legal Environment of Business 3
BUS-P 330 Project Management 3
BUS-W 301 Principles of Management 3
BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations 3
BUS-Z 440 Personnel and Human Resource Management 3

*Another 300-400 level BUS or ECON course may be used in place of a recommended course. Prior to enrolling, see a School of Business academic advisor about this substitution opportunity.

Admission Process

To apply for a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, you must submit the following:

  • Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • A one-time, non-refundable application fee of $35. This fee is not required if you have previously applied for undergraduate admission at any Indiana University campus.
  • Official transcripts from the college/university awarding your bachelor's degree.

Please visit the IU Southeast Office of Admissions website or call (812) 941-2212 or (800) 852-8835 (Ind. or Ky.), or visit in person for application deadlines, reciprocity guidelines, financial aid and other questions.

Advising

Please contact Kris Bloos, academic advisor in the School of Business at kbloos@ius.edu or (812) 941-2362 for more detailed information on the admissions process and course requirements.

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Kris Bloos

Academic Advisor

Hillside Hall 221A
Phone: (812) 941-2362
kbloos@ius.edu

Financial Aid

Students enrolled in this stand-along certificate program are not eligible for financial aid. Students are eligible for certificate courses if they are enrolled in another degree-seeming program.

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