Graduate Certificate in Technical Market Analysis

An online and accredited graduate certificate program designed to prepare students technically for a career in financial analytics.

ProGRAM Highlights

Golden Gate University's nationally prominent graduate Technical Analysis program was founded and developed by Professor Henry Pruden, one of the leading authorities on technical analysis education. The program is designed to enhance the professional capabilities of traders, advisers, portfolio managers and brokers in stocks, bonds, derivatives, and commodities. Our nationally known practice-experienced faculty are uniquely advantaged to teach the latest in investor psychology and behavioral finance as well as the classic techniques by R.D Wyckoff and by Edwards and Magee. Reflecting the growing need for professional credentials, the program is aligned with and helps prepare students for either the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) or the Chartered Financial Technician (CFTe) examinations.

Online study: Golden Gate University developed the TMA certificate in an online format. New students start with FI 352 online and will be offered the appropriate sequence of classes going forward. Students typically complete the certificate in 18 months or less.


Ageno School of Business Courses: $2,610 per 3-unit course

Tuition varies for other courses. See Tuition & Fees for details.


This program is offered at the following locations: San Francisco , Online .


No comprehensive examination is required.

Please note that some courses taken as part of certificate programs will have prerequisites. These prerequisites must be satisfied (through transfer of equivalent coursework or through taking the courses at Golden Gate University) before the certificate courses can be completed.

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Golden Gate University's instructors are what sets us apart from similar institutions. Most of our faculty are professionals working in their fields of expertise. They bring their firsthand experiences and knowledge to the classroom, incorporating cutting-edge practices from the business and legal communities.


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