Financial Management Careers
A career in finance requires analytical skills, a
quantitative orientation, a knack for problem solving, computer
literacy, and an international awareness.
Positions in financial management cover a wide range from financial analyst, to cash manager, risk manager, insurance manager, treasurer, or chief financial officer.
This curriculum is particularly well suited for career
opportunities such as corporate financial management, and business
positions that combine finance and accounting.
There are over 650,000 financial management jobs in the US in almost every industry.
30% of these jobs are in the financial services industry, including banks, finance companies, insurance companies, securities dealers and real estate firms.
Both Finance and Accounting
Your courses major in both finance and accounting which gives you the background necessary to succeed. You gain knowledge of
- Corporate financial management
- Financial institutions and markets
- Financial and managerial accounting
- Information technology
You get a strong background that facilitates work toward professional designations such as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) that is the key to a career in the investment industry, or Certified Treasury Professional enhances a career in cash management.
Financial Management Major
There are three parts to a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Financial Management major
The courses for the Financial Management major may include
- Management of Business Capital
- Financial Markets and Institutions
- Investment and Portfolio Analysis
- Corporate Financial Decisions
- Financial Accounting
- Cost Accounting
- Accounting Systems and Data Processing
- Income Tax Accounting
Optional Specialization in Information Systems
You may add an optional specialization in Information Systems. To learn more, please contact an advisor.
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