Accounting for Financial Institutions
The curriculum comprises 4 required courses and 9 semester units of electives for a total of 16 semester units (at least 240 hours of instruction). Candidates must pay a nonrefundable certificate registration fee.
You must take all courses for a letter grade. To receive the certificate, you must maintain an overall minimum 2.5 grade point average (GPA), with a grade of C or better in each course. A Certificate With Distinction will be awarded to those who complete the certificate with a GPA of 3.7 or higher. All coursework must be completed within five years of registering for the certificate.
How to Register
By registering, you declare your intention to complete the curriculum. To register online for the Certificate in Financial Planning and Analysis, complete these two steps:
- Pay the nonrefundable registration fee through your shopping cart. Please allow 3–5 business days for the registration to appear in your student account.
You should register for the certificate before you begin your third course in the curriculum.
Each course is priced individually, and you pay the course fee at the time of enrollment. The certificate has an estimated total cost of $6, 345 (not including course materials or registration fee). Course fees are subject to change.
Certificate and Award Request
Once you have completed the certificate coursework, notify UC Berkeley Extension that you have completed the curriculum and request your certificate. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (510) 642-4231. After your records have been reviewed, verified and approved, your certificate will be sent to you in the mail. The review of your records is usually completed within six to eight weeks after you request the certificate.
Special Instructions for International Students
This certificate is approved for international students. International students must be officially accepted into UC Berkeley Extension’s Evening Certificate Programs before enrolling in any courses associated with this certificate. Apply now.