BS – Finance: A Closer Look

BS – Finance: A Closer Look

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If you have an interest in investment analysis, corporate finance, risk management, or financial planning, consider earning an online bachelor’s degree in finance from Johnson & Wales University!

According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, business and financial operations occupations are expected “to grow 10 percent” through 2026 and add more than 773,000 new jobs. For degree-seekers, this means the demand for professionals taking on careers in finance is higher than ever.

What Courses Do Finance Students Take?

Students in the BS – Finance program will study financial statement interpretation and decision-making, as well as business, communications, and general studies. The program will equip students with the effective communication, decision-making, ethics, and critical thinking skills needed to succeed in the industry. Students enrolled in this program will take major courses like:

  • Introduction to Financial Institutions
  • Investments
  • Money and Capital Markets
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • And more

For complete course offerings, review the JWU course catalog.

What Career Opportunities are Available to Finance Graduates?

Upon graduating from this program, students will be poised to enter careers in fields like:

  • Investment Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Budget Analysis
  • And more

This program also prepares students who wish to further their education through a graduate program. At JWU Online, we have an array of master’s programs, including both an MS – Finance and an MBA – Finance.

Want to learn more about earning your degree with Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education? For more information, complete the Request Info form on this page or call 855-JWU-1881.

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