Through the Graduate Certificate in Mutual Fund Management, you will further your analytical knowledge and lay the groundwork to perform managerial tasks related to the management and operations of mutual funds.
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Further your analytical knowledge and lay the groundwork to perform managerial tasks related to the management and operations of mutual funds. Through D'Amore-McKim's Graduate Certificate in Mutual Fund Management, you may choose to explore topics like: reconsideration of the fund's investment policy statement and asset allocation plan, preparation of accounting statements, compliance issues, ethical concerns, or measuring and managing risk.
Accelerate and complete your certificate in as little as two terms, or spread out and take up to three years to complete. With evening and weekend classes offered on campus, you can accelerate your career without missing a beat. You may come to campus just one night a week or accelerate the program by taking multiple classes each semester. Designed for working professional students, courses are offered with two start times: 5:20 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday–Friday. You will study alongside business-minded students, while learning from world-class faculty.
Courses are taught by Northeastern University faculty who are leading practitioners in their respective fields, with active industry connections. Each faculty member understands the challenges of today’s global economy. They are seasoned experts and are committed to your success.
Study in the heart of downtown Boston, accessible by public transportation and accessible to the Massachusetts turnpike, with student parking options
Develop your business acumen with four or five master's-level courses in your area of interest
Contribute what you know and learn from other working professionals
Study at a U.S. News and World Report-ranked Top-40 research university in the U.S. with prestigious faculty dedicated to your success
Network and learn from an international business community
No GMAT or GRE test scores are required to apply, so you can pursue your goals right away
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A graduate degree or certificate from Northeastern—a top-50 university—can accelerate your career through rigorous academic coursework and hands-on professional experience in the area of your interest. Apply now—and take your career to the next level.
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Admissions deadline for January start: December 15
Admissions deadline for September start: August 15
Admissions deadline for May start: April 15
You will be notified of an admissions decision within ten days of completed application.
Graduate Certificate in Mutual Fund Management General Requirements
Complete 12 semester hours from the following:
FINA 6200 - Value Creation through Financial Decision Making
FINA 6202 - Analysis of Financial Institutions and Markets
FINA 6203 - Investment Analysis
FINA 6212 - Fixed Income Securities and Risk
FINA 6219 - Portfolio Management
Students may choose one of the following:
FINA 6360 - Fund Management for Analysts
FINA 6361 - Fund Management for Managers
Please note: This curriculum is for marketing purposes only and is subject to change. Official curriculum can be found within the course catalog.
At D'Amore-McKim School of Business, we believe that educational opportunities are everywhere, and learning is not limited to the classroom. We offer our students experiential learning opportunities that bring academic lessons into real-world practice. Our unique, hands-on learning model is setting the standard for the future of business education.
Faculty and industry guest lecturers incorporate real case studies into the classroom experience. You’ll hear about how theory and best practices are actually implemented in businesses, and get a better sense for how you might be able to apply your new knowledge to your own professional life.
When class is dismissed, you can get hands-on experience through our innovative on-campus initiatives. Help the 360 Huntington Fund manage a half million dollars of the university’s endowment, or learn how to quickly solve different problems in excel and build financial models, through the 360 Financial Modeling Club's workshops.
Here at D’Amore-McKim, you'll find that meaningful, real-world experiences are central to everything we do.
Graduate Finance and Investment Club— Dive deep into the different disciplines in the finance industry with like-minded fellow students. You'll have the opportunity to meet with distinguished members of those disciplines, and participate in the annual stock market competition.
The 360 Huntington Fund— The 360 Huntington Fund is D'Amore-McKim School of Business' student-managed mutual fund. Our students manage a half million dollars of the university's endowment — are you up for the challenge?
360 Financial Modeling Club— Do you have the skills required to design and create interactive financial models in Excel? Excel skills are crucial in the current job market, and every employer expects incoming professionals to know Excel perfectly. Join us and solidify your financial modeling skills today.
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