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PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE || INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA - Think Wall Street offers the only opportunities in finance and investing? Think again. Successful finance and investment careers await through private industry, nonprofit and government organizations as well as the real estate sector. Now is the time to prepare for your chosen career path.

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This Program is Perfect For...

...students who want to prepare for careers in Finance and Investing. Developed by the UCSB Department of Economics, this program will help anyone seeking to gain a deep understanding of the forces that govern all types of financial markets through a rich blend of lectures, guest speakers and hands-on projects.

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Important Note About Financial Aid and Professional Course Units

Current UCSB matriculated students, who are eligible for financial aid, may be required to maintain a minimum of 12 academic units of undergraduate or graduate level courses. The ECON X professional units do not count toward that minimum, nor do they count toward the units required to graduate from UCSB undergraduate degree programs. 

Transfer credit available!

Have you previously earned academic or professional units at another institution? You can apply for transfer credit towards this certificate!

Transfer credit available for courses in:

Programming & Coding | Computer Science | Multimedia Arts & Technologies

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Individual Courses $165 - $330 $165 - $330 --
Estimated Certificate Cost $1,650 $1,650



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