Bachelor of Science in Finance
The Albertus Magnus B.S. in Finance program is designed for students looking to enter the growing fields of Corporate Finance and Personal Financial Planning, which is currently experiencing a significant rate of growth in employment opportunities. The program will provide students with a strong knowledge of finance principles and business applications and prepare them for a variety of careers in the financial services field. For students who are specifically interested in becoming a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), the Concentration in Personal Financial Planning will provide the requisite coursework needed to satisfy the education requirement and help prepare students to pass the comprehensive and rigorous CFP exam.
Why Study Finance at Albertus?
Where will this degree take me?
Earn Your Degree With Our Accelerated And Flexible Courses
Bachelor of Science in Finance is offered in our new FLEX format.
With the FLEX format, you can choose to take each class in either a blended or online format. Each time you register for a new course, you can choose one of these formats:
- Blended - Classes run for eight weeks with a combination of one on-grounds session at our New Haven campus and one online assignment each week from the comfort of your home or office. Students who choose this option often enjoy the best of "both worlds" as they benefit from in-class discussion with their classmates and professors while maintaining the convenience of working on projects and assignments from home.
- Online - Online or Distance Learning classes run for eight weeks with two online "sessions" each week that you can "attend" from the comfort of your own home or office. All weekly assignments are offered asynchronously, meaning you have the ability to work on them at your own time and pace.
Program Of Study - Finance Major (30 Credits)
General Education and Electives: 72 credits
Business Courses: 30 credits
Choose one of the following concentrations:
Corporate Finance Concentration Courses: 18 credits
Personal Financial Planning Concentration Courses: 18 credits
*Courses are required to fulfill education requirements for CFP Certification.
The curriculum is designed to meet and exceed the criteria set by the Certified Financial Planners Board of Standards, Inc. The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® certification is the best-known certification in the financial planning community. The Albertus Magnus College program has been registered with the Certified Financial Planners Board of Standards, Inc. as acceptable education for the CFP® Certification Examination. Students who complete the six courses may sit for the CFP® Certification Examination.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®, and federally registered CFP (with flame logo) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.
Albertus Magnus College does not certify individuals to use the CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®, and CFP® certification marks. CFP® certification is granted solely by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. to individuals who, in addition to completing and educational requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met ethics, experience and examination requirements.
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