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BA in Finance

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Finance program is designed to give enrolled students a comprehensive understanding of financial systems, analysis, and management. Read more about the Bachelor of Arts in Finance here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Finance

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in Finance program typically have an interest in financial services, banking, or real estate. Applicants to Ashford University's programs should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Finance program is designed for students who would like to learn about financial management, trust administration, banking, and securities administration. The curriculum covers economics, accounting, statistics, risk management, and investments. Students are also given an introduction to international finance, business law, and ethics. This Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢ program is designed to prepare enrolled students for entry-level employment in the fields of banking, financial planning, corporate finance, or real estate. As a student in a Forbes School of Business & Technology program, you will also have access to a variety of unique resources and online events, such as online speaker series and webinars featuring business experts from Forbes.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Finance:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Requirements

Students must complete 52 credits in general education courses.

Introductory Course Requirements

  • EXP 105: Personal Dimensions of Education (3 credits)
  • PSY 202: Adult Development & Life Assessment (3 credits)

Major Course Requirements

  • MGT 330: Management for Organizations (3 credits)
  • BUS 311: Business Law I (3 credits)
  • PHI 445: Personal & Organizational Ethics (3 credits)
  • ECO 203: Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
  • ECO 204: Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • ACC 205: Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ACC 206: Principles of Accounting II (3 credits)
  • BUS 215: Personal Financial Management (3 credits)
  • BUS 308: Statistics for Managers (3 credits)
  • ECO 316: Financial Institutions & Markets (3 credits)
  • BUS 323: Risk Management & Insurance (3 credits)
  • BUS 401: Principles of Finance (3 credits)
  • BUS 405: Principles of Investments (3 credits)
  • BUS 450: International Finance (3 credits)
  • BUS 402: Strategic Management & Business Policy (3 credits)

Electives

Students must complete 26 credits in elective courses.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Finance program who are interested in working in banking, finance, or real estate could pursue a master's degree in business administration, economics, or accounting. Earning an advanced degree could provide students with the qualifications needed for a position in financial services.

Master's degrees that graduates could pursue include:

  • Master of Arts/Science in Finance
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts/Science in Accounting
  • Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance
  • Master of Arts in Management
  • Master of International Business

Career Paths:

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Finance online degree program is designed to prepare enrolled students to pursue entry-level employment in banking, financial planning and services, securities, or real estate. Finance is a broad field that presents numerous career options.

Possible career opportunities that graduates could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Credit manager
  • Trust administrator
  • Insurance administrator
  • Director of risk management
  • Financial planner
  • Financial analyst
  • Finance manager

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/