Finance Certificate

Expanding Your Knowledge of Finance and Financial Ethics

Available as
4-8 months

Why Study Finance?

Making financial decisions for your organization means more than just running the numbers. Saint Francis’ Finance certificate program helps you master essential aspects of financial accounting, while identifying ethical issues in investment to bring your organization’s financial practices in line with your deeply-held values. 

Why Study Finance at Saint Francis?

A graduate business certificate from Saint Francis is a quick way to enhance your resume and deepen your knowledge in areas that matter most to you. And since certificate credit hours are fully transferable to a business Master’s degree, your certificate can serve as a bridge to a Master’s of Business Administration, Organizational Leadership, or Healthcare Administration at Saint Francis, significantly shortening your time to graduation.

Saint Francis offers fully online courses, taught asynchronously so you can do the work on your own time, with structured deadlines to keep you on track to complete your certificate quickly. Classes are taught in short eight-week sessions with six start dates throughout the year. Finish in four months by taking 2 classes at a time, or in 8 months, taking one class at a time. We provide the support of experienced online instructors and a network of alumni mentors to help you through graduation and beyond.

Saint Francis draws on decades of excellence and experience in business and Franciscan traditions and values that stretch back centuries but remain vitally relevant in today’s complex ethical landscape.

Faculty and Teaching Style

A Saint Francis certificate begins with a foundation in Franciscan values and ethics and their application to issues in business. Our ethical focus underpins and informs every aspect of Saint Francis education. Our faculty are experts in their field who are driven by their values, making for a unique certificate program that aligns with your beliefs and empowers you to foster peace and justice in your organization or workplace.

Learn more about what makes life at Saint Francis so special.