Accounting and Financial Decision Making, Graduate Certificate

Sharpen your insight into how businesses succeed. Accounting and financial decision-making skills are the foundation of any successful business venture. Individuals with the knowledge and experience to make informed financial decisions are highly valued contributors in businesses across the globe.

In the Graduate Certificate in Accounting and Financial Decision Making, you will have the opportunity to explore topics such as financial risk management, value creation, and information analysis. Exposure to decision-making theory will assist your conceptual understanding of how investors, money managers, and corporate managers make economic and financial decisions.

Once you have completed your D’Amore-McKim Graduate Certificate in Accounting and Financial Decision Making, endless opportunities lie ahead. Apply to a master’s degree program and the credits you have already earned may be applied toward an eligible program, or explore new opportunities for career growth.

Learn more about this program on the D’Amore-McKim website.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

ACCT 6200
and ACCT 6201
Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 1
and Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 2
MGSC 6200Information Analysis3
FINA 6200Value Creation through Financial Decision Making3


Complete one of the following:1.5-3
Managing Information Resources
Any MBA core course titled 6200 (see below):
Enterprise Growth and Innovation
Managing People and Organizations
Managing the Global Enterprise
Creating and Sustaining Customer Markets
Global Competition and Market Dominance
Strategic Decision Making in a Changing Environment

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

12 total semester hours required, may complete a maximum of 15 semester hours
Minimum 3.000 GPA required