Kellogg Certificate Program for Undergraduates (CPU)

Type of Program: Two separate certificates:
1) Financial Economics (FE)
2) Managerial Analytics (MA)
Educational Purpose/Goal:

Prepare students for careers in financial services, consulting, and any field that analyses data to make decisions.

Learn to apply advanced qualitative and quantitative reasoning skills to real world business scenarios.

Applicable to profit, non profit, and government organizations.

Program Structure:

Each certificate has four courses that are taught at the graduate level by Kellogg MBA professors.

Students remain in their “home school.”

Students may only earn one Kellogg undergraduate certificate.

Target Audience: Students who are strong academically in Math and other quantitative subjects such as Probability and Statistics.
Participation/Entrance Requirements:

Application required, generally during student’s sophomore or junior year at NU.

Students must complete several NU prerequisite courses to be eligible to apply.

Classes: FE Certificate

  • Principles of Finance
  • Derivatives
  • Investments
  • Empirical Methods in Finance

MA Certificate

  • Operations & Supply Chain
  • Principles of Finance
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Empirical Methods in Consumer Analytics
Special Features:
  • A career specialist helps students develop career plans and search for internships, post-graduate jobs, and/or graduate school placements.
  • Special classrooms, student lounge, and study group rooms
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