• Application Deadline
  • 8 months
  • English

This Pre-Master Offers


Do you want to advance your career and move toward an organizational leadership position, such as a Chief Financial Officer? Ideal for midcareer professionals, this MicroMasters program will help you build the skills you’ll need to make high-level decisions that impact your organization's current operations and financial future.

You will gain hands-on experience as you report and analyze financial transactions of corporations. Further, you will learn how to assess risks and returns of alternative investments by analyzing SEC 10-K reports of Fortune 500 companies and enhance your ability to make effective financial management decisions to prepare for future career advancement.

Job Outlook
  • Accounting and Auditing industries are expanding faster than average and are expected to grow at 11% through 2024 (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics).
  • In 2016, the median annual salaries for accountants and auditors with a bachelor’s degree was $68,150 and the median annual salary for financial managers was $121,750 (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics).
  • Potential career roles for people with similar training include corporate accountant, management accountant, financial manager, budget analysts, financial analysts, insurance underwriters, and loan officer.
What You'll Learn:
  • Manage an organization's financial operations; including revenues, expenses, assets, liabilities, and equity.
  • Evaluate alternative investments by using time value of money calculations, and understanding their effect on cash flow.
  • Perform financial analyses and modeling.
  • Contribute to strategic management decision-making and operational problem-solving.
  • Use case studies of real companies facing financial challenges to analyze situations, assess risks, and propose courses of action.

The Accounting and Financial Management MicroMasters Program is offered by EdX in partnership with University System of Maryland - USMx and UMUC.

Programme Structure

What You'll Learn
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Financial Accounting for Corporations
  • Financial Management in Organizations
  • Long-term Financial Management


  • Sharon L. Levin - Chair and Professor of Accounting and Financial Management, University of Maryland

  • Jayanta Sen - Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), CFA Society of Nevada

  • Jiya Jain - Professor Emeritus, University of St. Francis

  • Kirby Cundiff - Program Chair, Financial Management, University of Maryland

  • Monica Sava Bruenn

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 8 months
    • Intensity 10 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      8 weeks per course, 10-15 hours per week, per course

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 996 USD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • National Applies to you

    996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 996 USD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
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