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BS in Business Administration - Financial Analysis

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Financial Analysis program at Purdue University Global is designed to provide a diverse business and finance education for aspiring financial analysts. Learn more about the program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Analysis

School Offering Program:

Purdue University Global

Degree Level:

Bachelor of Science

Program Requirements:

Students interested in this program should have strong leadership skills and the desire to work your way into a management career. They should also have strong communication skills and be a team player. Minimum eligibility requirements to enter this program include being a high school graduate, GED holder, or the equivalent.

Program Description:

Students of Purdue University Global's online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Analysis program have the opportunity to study a wide range of business functions and gain a basic understanding of financial analysis concepts and practices. Courses in the career focus area address microeconomics, macroeconomics, business investment analysis methods, securities, and preparation and analysis of corporate financial statements. Required and elective courses are also offered in marketing, business law, accounting, and operations. Within this program students can also choose to take the ExcelTrack option or Accelerated MBA option to earn their desired degrees more quickly.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length/Total Credits Required:

180 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Purdue University Global's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Analysis:

Students in the financial analysis concentration can expect core major coursework geared towards the fundamental knowledge needed to be successful in business. Concentration specific coursework will drill more into financially related topics. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Purdue University Global to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Financial Analysis Career Focus Area (24 credits)

  • MT 445: Managerial Economics
  • MT 480: Corporate Finance
  • MT 481: Financial Markets
  • MT 482: Financial Statement Analysis

Major Requirements (88 credits)

  • AC 113: Accounting for Nonaccounting Majors OR
    • AC 114: Accounting I
  • BU 204: Macroeconomics OR
    • MT 220: Global Business
  • BU 224: Microeconomics
  • MM 255: Business Math and Statistical Measures
  • MT 140: Introduction to Management
  • MT 203: Human Resource Management OR
    • MT 209: Small Business Management
  • MT 217: Finance
  • MT 219: Marketing
  • LS 311: Business Law OR
    • LS 312: Ethics and the Legal Environment
  • MM 305: Business Statistics and Quantitative Analysis
  • MT 302: Organizational Behavior
  • MT 400: Business Process Management OR
    • MT 435: Operations Management
  • MT 445: Managerial Economics OR
    • MT 480: Corporate Finance
  • MT 460: Management Policy and Strategy
  • 200 Level: Marketing Course
  • MT 490: Bachelor's Internship in Management OR
    • MT 499: Bachelor's Capstone in Management

Core Requirements (33 credits)

  • 100/200-level: General Education Courses (3 courses)
  • 200-level: Arts and Humanities Course
  • 200-level: Science Course
  • 200-level: Social Science Course
  • 100/200-level: Math Course

Open Elective Requirements (35 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of Purdue University Global's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Analysis program may be interested in continuing their education by pursing a graduate degree. Some companies might require candidates to possess a master's degree to begin or advance in this career. Graduates might also qualify to take exams leading to the Chartered Financial Analyst certification.

Master's degree options for graduates include (but are not limited to):

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Management

Career Paths:

Graduates of Purdue University Global's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Analysis program could pursue positions in financial consulting firms, investment firms, or corporate finance departments. They could use their knowledge of financial institutions and analytical skills developed in the program for management positions within these types of organizations.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Financial analyst
  • Financial consultant
  • Cost manager
  • Business analyst
  • Securities analyst

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