Finance Degree - Online and Campus Programs

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Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

At Keiser University, you will find a warm, friendly community with faculty and staff truly committed to your success.  Our small class sizes, individualized attention, and one-class-at-a-time schedules create a positive learning environment where you can excel.  Whether your goal is to prepare for a new career or to advance with your current employer, Keiser University is designed around your needs. 

 

Programs:
  • Business Administration, BA - Finance
  • Associate of Arts in Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration, MBA - Accounting

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  • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
  • As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, technology management, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in marriage and family therapy.
Programs:
  • Financial Management - MBA
  • Financial Management - PhD in Bus. Admin.
  • Financial Management - D.B.A.
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The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland is recognized by Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s Best Business Schools. Students who complete their master’s degree online become part of a network of over 60,000 Smith School alumni, including more than 8,500 MBA graduates, making them part of a powerful network of business connections.

 

Programs:
  • MBA - Finance
  • MBA - Accounting
  • MBA - General

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Your Career in Finance Starts with a Degree

With a degree in finance you can work as a financial manager, controller, treasurer, credit or cash manager, risk and insurance manager, bank manager, finance representative, or a manager of international banking. Over 539,000 people worked as finance managers in the U.S. in 2008, employed by banks, savings institutions, finance companies, credit unions, insurance carriers, securities dealers and federal, state, or local government. Related occupations include accountants and auditors, bank managers, budget analysts, financial analysts, finance representatives, and real estate brokers and sales agents. It's a varied career with a lot of possibilities.

Your Degree in Finance can Drive Your Career

Most careers in the world of finance require a bachelor's degree, and some require a master's. A bachelor's degree in finance requires classes in
  • Principles of business administration
  • Business and professional communications
  • International business classes
  • Economics
  • Business statistics
  • Money and banking
  • Personal and business finance
  • Business law
A bachelor's degree in finance requires 120 credit hours. Along with finance classes you may find you're taking some English and history courses. Almost every firm, government agency, and organization employs a financial manager, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As a financial manager you'd prepare financial reports or direct their preparation, direct investment activity, and create cash management strategies. Employment in the field of finance is growing as fast as most occupations, with an anticipated 8 percent growth between 2008 and 2018. A degree in finance can start you in this career, where financial managers in securities can earn nearly $135,000 in median annual wages, and those working for local government agencies can earn over $78,500.