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Advanced Professional Certificate: Finance

Take classes taught by one of the premier Finance departments in the world

NYU Stern’s Finance department is consistently ranked among the world’s best. Whether you work in banking, asset management, real estate or just have an interest in learning more about finance, you will benefit from the cutting-edge expertise of scholars and business leaders who integrate theory with real-world practice.

Program Overview

The Advanced Professional Certificate (APC) program is 15 credits, or typically five courses. The APC program is considered part-time study, and as such, students may take three to nine credits maximum per semester. APC students have up to two years to complete the program.   

APC students may take courses at NYU Stern's Greenwich Village or Westchester locations:
  • In Greenwich Village, APC courses are offered primarily on weekday evenings and Saturdays.
  • In Westchester, APC courses are offered primarily on weekday evenings.
Courses are offered in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters, and APC students are eligible to take courses during any of these semesters.

Research Centers & Initiatives

APC: Rob Engle
The Volatility Institute
Created in 2009 under the direction of Nobel Laureate and volatility expert Professor Robert Engle, the Volatility Institute's mission is to develop and disseminate research on risks in financial markets and closely related topics in financial econometrics. Read more >