Finance Certificate: Personal Financial Education

The purpose of the Certificate in Financial Education program is to prepare middle and high school teachers to teach financial literacy. Students who receive a Certificate in Personal Financial Education from NJCU will acquire the personal financial knowledge and the pedagogy and be prepared to teach personal finance/financial literacy at the middle/high school level.

FINC 671Foundations of Pro Fin. Planni3
FINC 5X1Economics for Educators3
EDUC 6X2Teaching Financial Literacy3
EDUC 6X3Financial Literacy Teaching Practicum3
Total Credits12

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Personal Financial Education Certificate, students will be able to:

  1. Identify ethical issues and understand the implications of social responsibility for sustainable business practices.
  2. Evaluate information and apply critical thinking skills to identify solutions and inform business decisions.
  3. Utilize technology, apply quantitative methods and interpret data to solve business problems.
  4. Integrate knowledge of core business concepts and collaborate productively as part of a team.
  5. Work effectively in a diverse environment and understand how global and cultural issues effect the organization and its stakeholders.
  6. Compose clear and concise forms of written communication to effectively convey ideas and information associated with business topics.
  7. Communicate business concepts effectively through oral presentation.