May 24, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Financial Services Management Certificate


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C.T. Bauer College of Business  > Department of Finance  > Financial Services Management Certificate

The program exists to serve:

  • Houston Financial Community: Local program whose graduates have experience with the valuation and portfolio management skills commonly used in financial services.
  • Students: Rigorous year-long program integrating theory and practice that leads to a well-defined graduate credential. Complement to MBA or M.S. Finance degrees.

Elements of the Program

  • The focus is on Finance and related disciplines as they apply to investment management, banking, venture finance and financial consulting.
  • Students work in 4 teams as professional staff of a financial services company throughout the entire experience: Cougar Investment Fund, L.L.C., a private investment company.
  • Small, select group of students return as “senior managers” and are responsible for leading teams and achieving overall objectives.

Target Audience

Individuals employed or who wish to be marketable as

  • Securities/Banking/Insurance Managers: Business valuation, risk-management and fund accounting techniques used in Brokerage, Mutual Funds, Trust Management, Commercial Lending, Investment Banking and Insurance.
  • Corporate Financial Managers: Understanding how financial markets assess the value of management decisions.

For additional information regarding the certificate program, please visit Bauer Graduate Certificates.

Admission Requirements


You must be a current Bauer graduate student to enroll in this certificate program. An application must be submitted for admission into this certificate. A student will be notified upon acceptance into the certificate program.

Certificate Requirements


Credit hours required for the certificate: 15.0

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