Program Highlights

The program includes the possibility of getting an internship position immediately after the graduation at the leading insurance companies and investment houses.
Our students enjoy practical collaborations with leading companies such as Menora Mivtachim, Phoenix, Excellence, Interactive Brokers and more.
Upon graduation, in addition to the undergraduate degree, you will be awarded a certificate of specialization in mortgage counseling and a SAP financial certificate.


The program in Finance and the Capital Markets will give you the knowledge and tools to integrate into the dynamic capital market in a variety of fascinating, sought-after and lucrative positions.

The studies will qualify you to engage in various areas of financial management: investment consultants, insurance and mortgages, analysts in the field of investments and real estate, risk managers, managers of financing sources and financial project managers. The program has a special focus on how the capital market affects women. Emphasis is placed on investment analysis capabilities and their execution in advanced trading systems.

Among the topics of study:

Investment Analysis, Financial SAP, Project Management, FinTech (Financial Technology), Computerized Trading Room, and more.

There are two study programs available:

  1. Regular program – 3 years of study (evening classes)
  2. Accelerated two-year program – 2 years of study (morning classes)


What can you do with this degree?

Your studies will qualify you to engage in a wide range of roles throughout the field of financial management, including investment advisors, investment portfolio management, pension marketers, bankers, pension planners, insurance managers, insurance and mortgage companies, appraisers, analysts in the field of investment and real estate, risk managers, funding source managers, and financial project managers. In the field of capital markets, the program emphasizes investment analysis capabilities and their execution in advanced trading systems.


Financial certificates

This program provides students with several certificates in addition to their B.A.

Specialization Certificate in Finance and Capital Markets

Financial Advisor for Young People and Growing Families – Gain the knowledge and ability to support and financially advise young individuals and families on proper financial management with regard to banking, tax authorities, social security, mortgages, insurance, and pensions.

Stock Trading Expert – You can receive this certification after successful completion of advanced courses on trading, software applications for stock trading, and data analytics. The certificate complements your degree with the knowledge required to succeed as an analyst, investment manager, or financial advisor.

Mortgage Consultant – Get a certificate that helps you enter this sought-after profession, with more than 30,000 mortgages opened each year in Israel. You’ll receive the certificate after successful completion of an exam and courses in finance, financial management and debt, and the final course in real estate and mortgage debt. Mortgage advisors have opportunities in both the banking and private sectors.

The Mortgage Consultant Certificate is an external certificate made in collaboration between Ono Academic College and the Association of Mortgage Consultants.


Studies for external exams and certifications:

Investment Consultant – Certification With Israel’s Securities Authority

In order to obtain an investment advisor or portfolio manager license, one must successfully pass the following exams:

Core exams in statistics and finance, micro and macroeconomics, and accounting.

Obtaining this degree grants an exemption from these 3 exams.


Securities Law and Professional Ethics exam.

During the program, a course in securities law and professional ethics will be taught. A concentrated preparation course is provided before the external exam.

After passing this exam, you can immediately begin an internship.


Professional exam A: Before graduation, we hold a concentrated preparation course. This is a short, precise preparation course at a very high professional level because it is designed for program graduates.

Upon passing this exam, you can obtain an external license from the Ministry of Finance/Israel’s Securities Authority as a Qualified Investment Advisor.”


Pension Consultant: Certification by the Capital Market Authority

In order to obtain an investment advisor or portfolio manager license, one must successfully pass the following exams:

Core exams in Statistics and Finance, Micro and Macroeconomics, and Accounting.

Obtaining this degree grants an exemption from these 3 exams.


An exam on Insurance Fundamentals, conducted on behalf of the Capital Market, Insurance, and Savings Authority.

Before the external exam, a focused preparation course is held during the summer.

After passing this exam, you can immediately begin an internship in the field of insurance and pensions.

I Believe
Dr. Ido Kalir Program Director
Studying with us is first and foremost an experience. Our lecturers who have won the title of best lectures in Israel for the fifth year in a row, love the involvement of the students in the class, love to hear them express opinions, ask questions, and challenge them. Those lecturers are connected to theory and practice and come from industry and have grown within the financial systems so that they understand them in depth.
I Believe
Roy Katzir Graduate, Head of Trade and Marketing at the Shufersal chain of Supermarkets
What made me the manager I am today is that Ono knows how to combine great lecturers with practical exercises simulation real business processes.

Our Program Graduates Speak

"The studies were so wonderful that I plan to get a master's degree soon. The level of study is very high and the staff is attentive, both academically and in the secretariat who accompanied me in everything I needed."
Frida Stavisky
Head of Liquidation and Receiverships - Income Tax Authority
"The uniqueness of the Ono Academic College is first and foremost: the lecturers. They come from the industry and bring applied professional experience that is not in the ‘books’ and accompany you personally until the end of your studies. I highly recommend it."
Matan Loren
Head of the Digital Investigations and Analytics Department, PwC

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