Finance Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study

Finance Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study

Reinvent Yourself

Earn an Advanced Finance Certificate

The Finance Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) courses offered by Rowan University’s Rohrer College of Business (RCB):

  • offer the opportunity to pursue quantitative and analytical concepts and tools that are valuable in corporate, nonprofit, and personal finance settings;
  • will help you prepare for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certifications;
  • give Rowan Master of Business Administration (MBA) alumni and MBA graduates of AACSB accredited universities the opportunity to build on their prior studies and explore a new passion;
  • are a valuable stand-alone credential that demonstrates high achievement and skill in a specialized area of knowledge; and
  • prepare professionals for advancement in their current or expected career paths in a rapidly changing workplace.

Stand Out in Your Field

Build your quantitative strengths, analytical skills, and forward-thinking mindset with a CAGS in Finance.

Explore finance as the backbone of every business and understand how money plays a key role in an organization's overall success by leaders making decisions through the use of financial statements and other internal company reports.

Financial skills are crucial for financial analysis, cash management, retirement planning, capital budgeting, investing, and securities management and can lead to career roles such as:

  • managers or VPs in banking, mutual fund, or insurance companies;
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP); and
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Long-term career goals might include positions such as chief financial officer, financial analyst, or financial manager.

Finance skills are in demand across industries and have no geographical limit.

Why Choose a CAGS?

A CAGS pathway makes it possible to immediately focus on a specialized area of interest strategically tailored for your next career move. A CAGS can help you leap ahead, launch yourself into a new career, or start your own business.

Pursuing a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) can contribute to your earning a promotion or higher pay, expand your responsibilities in your current role, and make your resume stand out.

Gain expertise you can add to your repertoire and resume now. Elevate your strategic and critical-thinking dexterity, revitalize your skill set, improve your leadership and management acumen, and give your work performance more agility and depth. 

Expand your network in a supportive university environment while earning a CAGS. A CAGS can open pathways to surprising and exciting pathways. 

Admissions Information

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During our Program-Hosted Info Sessions, you'll learn about curriculum options, how our programs fit into a variety of career paths, admissions requirements, tuition and financial aid, and other important points for your planning and decision-making needs.

Learn More About Our Students and Alumni

Our MBA, MS Finance, Certificate students, and alumni bring a wide range of industry experience and varied career goals to the Rohrer College of Business (RCB). To learn more about some of our brightest RCB students and alumni, check out these select stories to get a sense of who might be your new contacts if you join us as a student or the type of talent you might hire if you’re looking to grow your team.