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Financial Management Graduate Certificate

Business Analytics Graduate Certificate

Course Delivery

100% online

Total Credits


Approximate Tuition Cost



AACSB, International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Program Overview

The Financial Management graduate certificate prepares participants to serve as responsible leaders in public, private, and nonprofit organizations. Because the need for financial management competence is ubiquitous across organizations, this certificate program welcomes participants from all fields and undergraduate degree backgrounds.

This is a stackable certificate to the online MBA program (with the Leadership and Management Graduate Certificate and completion of Capstone requirements).

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Identify the problem and select the appropriate tool(s) to resolve the problem.
  • Analyze the problem in order to come to a decision or conclusion.
  • Articulate their ideas collaboratively as part of a team and provide some form of meaningful contribution to the overall team effort.
  • Identify alternatives and consequences regarding an ethical dilemma and support a course of action.

Accreditation: This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Program Structure

  • 10 minimum credits
  • (5) 2-credit hour courses

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000-point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
    • Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version)
    • Minimum 79 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version)
    • Minimum 77 MELAB score
    • Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
    • Minimum 58 PTE score
    • Minimum 110 Duolingo English Test score

For more information about graduate admission, please visit the graduate admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.

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Important Dates


Classes Begin

Summer 2023 Semester


The Financial Management graduate certificate program includes the following courses: Financial Accounting for Decision Making, Managerial Accounting for Decision Making, Managerial Economics, Managerial Finance, and Analytics for Decision Making.

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Quality Matters

All 5 courses in this certificate program have earned Quality MattersTM (QM) Certification.

Quality Matters at Kent State University

Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents Non-Ohio Residents
Per Credit Hour Per 2-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Per 2-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost
$549.90 $1,100 $5,500 $559.90 $1,120 $5,600

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $15 per credit hour.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

*Out-of-state/International tuition includes a surcharge of $10 per credit hour for all students enrolled in an online program.

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