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BS in Finance - Wealth Management

Students enrolling in the Purdue University Global Bachelor of Science (BS) in Finance program can choose from among five possible concentrations, and Wealth Management is one of the options. Read on for more information about Purdue University Global's BS in Finance - Wealth Management program.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Finance with a Wealth Management concentration

School Offering Program:

Purdue University Global

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites

Students interested in enrolling in the BS in Finance with the Wealth Management concentration should have strong mathematical and analytical skills. Applicants to Purdue University Global should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The Bachelor of Science in Finance program with a concentration in Wealth Management is designed for students to gain technical knowledge in their chosen financial concentration. Once in the program, students have the opportunity to study financial analysis, financial statements, investments, financial theory, and professional communication.

Recognizing and solving financial problems is at the forefront of this program. Throughout the completion of this program, students could learn about critical thinking skills and apply those skills towards solving complex financial problems.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length

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 BS in Finance - Wealth Management:

There are 180 total required credits to complete the Purdue University Global BS in Finance program. Of those 180, there are 33 total core requirements, 106 total major requirements, 41 total open elective requirements, and 18 total credits for the wealth management concentration.

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

Major Requirements (106 credits)

  • Accounting II
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Business Math and Statistical Measures
  • Introduction to Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Business Law
  • Business Statistics and Quantitative Analysis
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Investments

Core Requirements and Electives

  • Financial Planning
  • Portfolio Management
  • Principles of Risk Management and Insurance

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education

Graduates of Purdue University Global's BS in Finance program may be interested in continuing their education at the post-graduate level. Master's degrees in a variety of academic business areas are available at many institutions, including Purdue University Global. Students may complete the BS in Finance - Wealth Management program as part of the accelerated Master of Science in Finance (MSF) option with Purdue University Global.

Other master's degree options include the following (but are not limited to just these options, of course):

  • Master's of Science in Business Administration
  • Master's of Science in Finance
  • Master's of Science in Economics

Career Paths:

After graduation, students may look for opportunities in corporate finance or financial services. Because of the concentration in wealth management, pursuing a career path in that area may also appeal to program graduates.

Some entry-level positions that program graduates might pursue include:

  • Wealth management advisor
  • Wealth management associate
  • Investment analyst
  • Financial analyst

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