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Economics and Finance Programs

The flexibility of an economics and finance education.

No aspect of the business world is untouched by economics and finance. Find your place in this world with the help of the Department of Economics and Finance.

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Bank Management Certificate 

Looking for knowledge of asset and liability management? Commercial bank operations? The Federal Reserve and monetary policy? You’ll get it on these topics and so many more with this certificate.

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Program Highlights

  • A rigorous curriculum
  • Research-project opportunities
  • Support from the entire Mastodon community
  • Business-networking opportunities
  • A prestigious Purdue education



Looking for ways to make paying for college a little easier? ScholarshipUniverse is a tool for current and admitted Purdue Fort Wayne students that allows you to create an academic profile and connect with scholarship opportunities.

For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to demonstrate working knowledge of the following areas:

  • Asset and liability management
  • Commercial bank operations
  • Consumer and commercial banking
  • Credit analysis
  • Derivative instruments
  • Financial intermediaries
  • Interest-rate forecasting
  • Macroeconomics analysis
  • Modeling simulation
  • Regulation
  • The Federal Reserve and monetary policy
  • Underwriting