Investment Management

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Certificates allow you to complete a specific group of university courses (for credit) as either part of your degree studies or separately. Additional details on certificates are available here.

Acquire specialized knowledge about the field of investment management. The Investment Management certificate will provide both insightful analysis of the global financial industry and in-depth preparation for pursuing the CFA designation.

The Chartered Financial Analyst® designation (or CFA charter) is a globally recognized, graduate-level investment credential awarded by CFA Institute. Earning it demonstrates mastery of a broad range of investment skills that will open doors for you anywhere. To earn the CFA charter you must complete the three challenging levels of the CFA Program.

Who can take it?

This certificate is open to the following applicants:

  1. current York students, or
  2. new applicants to York who already hold a university degree.

How to apply

Certificate information, application instructions and links to application forms can be found on the School of Administrative Studies website.

  1. If you are a current York student, contact the School of Administrative Studies to find out about admissibility requirements and the application process.
  2. If you are a new applicant to York and already have a university degree, you must ensure first that you meet the minimum requirements for admission to the University by applying through the Office of Admissions. You would then also make a separate inquiry to the School of Administrative Studies, as noted in item 1 above.