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The path for emerging leaders in banking to learn the banking essentials has never been more flexible, obtainable and affordable.

Offered through the Chadwick Banking Program within the Department of Economics and Finance, this nondegree certificate is designed for individuals employed in the banking industry who have a desire to advance their professional knowledge of banking and demonstrate a commitment to career advancement.

This certificate is a great option for those who may not hold an undergraduate degree, or who hold a degree in an unrelated field.

Courses for this certificate are offered in person and livestreamed via Zoom.

Required courses

  • FINC 3357 - Introduction to Investments
  • FINC 3370 - Banking Fundamentals
  • FINC 4320 - Selling Financial Services
  • FINC 4371 - Commercial Bank Management
  • FINC 4379 - Commercial Bank Lending

Curriculum requirements

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Employee and employer benefits

  • Advance your career in banking while maintaining your work/life balance.
  • Join classes live via Zoom from your desk.
  • Complete the program in one year or two.
  • Apply for scholarships.
  • Create a career pathway for your emerging leaders through a recognized university banking program.
  • Ensure success with a skilled workforce.
  • Integrate the Banking Essentials Certificate into your employee development program.
  • Recognize emerging leaders through tuition reimbursement.

Questions about the program?

David Kaiser, director of the Chadwick Family Banking program



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Physical Address:
McGee Business Building
Suite 303

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13009, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962


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