With a career as a financial professional, you can support industrial, financial, nonprofit, and government organizations. This program provides the foundational concepts on planning, managing, and analyzing the financial and monetary aspects of an organization’s performance. Courses include accounting, economics, marketing, business communications, statistics, and direct field experience through co-op/internship opportunities.
Within this degree pathway, students have many options including applying previous college credit towards this degree or options to customize their degree to meet in-demand skills through stackable certificates in Accounting, Management, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Data Analytics.
Students might consider high school courses in accounting, economics, and computers to assist them in college study. However, these courses are not mandatory for success.
Students who complete the curriculum requirements can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree.
Regional job statistics indicate 2,500+ job openings due to labor force shortages and occupational transfers created in the finance sector. Career opportunities include banker, procurement officer, purchase manger, financial planner, or claims representative. These are just a few of the most popular options available upon completion of a finance degree.