Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Faculties > Commerce and Business Administration > Finance > Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Finance
Boost your resumé with a specialty credential in finance ‒ one of Canada’s fastest-growing industries. In the two-year Finance Post-Baccalaureate Diploma program, you’ll acquire financial literacy, a strong foundation in investment analysis and portfolio management, and an understanding of business and financial law. Once you graduate, you’ll be prepared to take on roles such as financial planner, financial analyst and investment analyst.
Excellent job prospects
The finance industry is seeing a lot of hiring activity across all sectors, with an expected 23,300 job openings in B.C. between 2015 and 2025, and professionals who have the financial skills to support business growth are in high demand. Financial analysts are especially in demand as companies look to these experts to help identify opportunities for growth.
Get certified as a Chartered Financial Analyst
Graduates of Douglas College’s Finance Post-Baccalaureate Diploma program are qualified to write the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 exam. This is the first step to becoming a Chartered Financial Analyst, the highest distinction in the investment management profession and an internationally recognized designation. As a CFA, you’ll stand out to employers and have instant credibility.