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.
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.
What you'll learn
Program Prerequisites: (Have completed with a grade of C or higher)
ECON 1: Principles of Microeconomics (or equivalent)
ECON 2: Principles of Macroeconomics (or equivalent)
Please note that ECON X499.1 can be substituted with ECON 134A
Please complete the Strategic Investments Application to Enroll in the Following Courses. Applications will be processed within 2 business days with a decision being sent via email no later than the 3rd business day.
Note regarding 2022/2023 updates to curriculum requirements:
Course and unit requirements for students that started the program and completed a PaCE SIP course during or before the Spring 2022 Term have not changed. If you wish to complete ECON X499.5, it will count toward your elective unit requirements. If you wish to substitute the course toward your elective requirements, you must contact PaCE Support once your grade for the class is finalized.
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.
|Individual Courses||$165 - $330||$165 - $330|
|Estimated Certificate Cost||$2,025||$2,025|
3 Easy Steps to Request Certificate
1 Log into your PaCE Student Account to verify that you have completed all Certificate requirements
2 Click here to request your certificate release
3 Check your email for a Certificate notification from Parchment.com, our official credential provider.