Critical Thinking for Financial Decision-Makers

If you’re ready to level up to a decision-maker role, the numbers add up with an online Graduate Certificate in Finance from Belhaven University.

This program combines theory with practice to grow your skills in financial analysis, planning, and investments. You complete the certificate with well-rounded knowledge of these complex topics and the ability to take a leadership position in your organization.

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Why You’ll Love Finance at Belhaven

Top Business School

Colleges of Distinction recognizes us as a top Christian business school. The honor is based on faculty and program quality, a commitment to offering you real-world experience, and alumni job placement.


Complete your classwork from your kitchen table or while on the go. Your assignments and class materials are always available through Canvas, our e-learning system.

Christian Worldview

You are challenged to think critically and analytically about who God is — and who you are — as we equip you to fulfill your calling to glorify God and be a blessing to the world.

Caring Faculty

Our faculty members are experts in their fields, and they’re dedicated to helping you understand complex subjects. They know you by name, and they push you to succeed at the highest level.

100% Online

Flexibility for your busy lifestyle

7 Weeks

Time it takes to finish one Graduate Certificate course

A Proven Value

Our tuition is affordable and competitive when compared to other business schools

1883 Founding Date

Our rich heritage of excellent educational opportunities spans nearly 140 years

School of Business: Verified Excellence

Belhaven’s business school is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). Why is this important?

Knowing the School of Business is accredited by the IACBE tells you that Belhaven voluntarily holds itself to a set of quality standards and is willing to allow outside business experts come to campus and verify Belhaven is doing what we say we are doing. Belhaven’s commitment to the accreditation process benefits you because it ensures you will be provided a quality education.

What Can You Do With a Finance Graduate Certificate?

This certificate can help position you for management positions in the financial services industry, including jobs in:

  • Banks
  • Corporations
  • Insurance companies
  • Investment firms
  • Government agencies

Online Course Information

To enter this program, you need a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree. A 2.8 cumulative GPA from undergraduate work — or a “B” or better in nine hours of graduate work — is required for admission.

Your transcript must also show successful completion — with a “C” or better — of college algebra or a higher mathematics course.

If you don’t meet these requirements, you may be conditionally admitted. For consideration, submit to the School of Business an essay outlining your career goals and two letters of recommendation.

Applying to Belhaven’s online programs is quick and easy. We’ll need a couple supporting documents — things like transcripts from any other school you’ve attended. When you have gathered those, just complete our online application form.

How to Apply

These rates are for August 1, 2024 through July 31, 2025.

Program Per Credit Hour
Grad. Certificates - Finance, Health Admin, HR, Leadership, Public Admin. $615
Active Military Discount, Graduate Program $375
20% Discount: Military Spouse/Veteran/First Responder $492

* Military/first responder benefits cannot be combined with any other institutional scholarships or discounts.

Visit the Scholarships, Tuition & Fees page to view other fees as well as the cost estimate calculator.

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Belhaven: Servant Leadership in Action

We value all Belhaven students and offer some extras for adults completing degrees online or pursuing graduate work. Can’t access your class? We’re here for you. In Jackson? Stop by for a nice meal or to use the fitness center. Apply for jobs with the help of career services, use the library, or request a transcript.

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Meet the Dean

Dr. Brett Andrews

Dean of the School of Business


Contact Us

Office of Adult, Graduate, and Online Admission

Phone: 601-968-5940

Mailing Address:
1500 Peachtree Street, Box 153
Jackson, MS 39202

Fax: 601-300-2932

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Verse of the Year

God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him.

Philippians 2:13