Good financial sense can take you far in life. With so many unique financial challenges individuals, companies and organizations need to deal with, the world needs people to help make sense of it all. It’s no wonder financial professionals are in very high demand—and will be in demand for years to come. Our finance degree online program is designed and taught by industry professionals who know exactly what it takes to succeed in the workforce.
Corporations, pension funds, insurance companies and other organizations and individuals who make investment decisions rely on financial analysts to provide information and guidance. By applying their analytical and decision-making skills, they assess stock and bond performance, study trends and develop portfolio strategies and recommendations to meet financial goals.
The Baker College Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance program is a 4-year, IACBE-accredited program consisting of 120 credit hours (36 hours of major courses and 30 hours of general education courses). Our curriculum includes 54 hours of business requirements, including business analytics, personal financial planning and two 120-hour work experiences in the field.
I did not have any electives to take that would not directly benefit me in my business degree. Baker is very strategic; they know what it takes to get the job done.
Beginning July 1, 2003, students pursuing a CPA licensure in the state of Michigan will be required to have obtained 225 quarter hours of credit prior to applying for a CPA license. While the BBA Accounting Program satisfies the requirements to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination, additional credit is needed for licensure. Individuals are therefore advised to contact the Michigan State Board of Accountancy Licensing Bureau for further information.
Students wishing to become eligible to sit for the examination in other states are recommended to check with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (www.nasba.org), which services as a forum for the 54 U.S. boards of accountancy, for the state in which they intend to practice.
Our quality-focused, market-driven and rigorous program curricula will establish and enhance core business knowledge and the ability to anticipate and react to societal changes, as well as provide students with technological proficiency, the ability to make ethical decisions and the communication skills that embody the professional acumen graduates need to make positive contributions to their chosen fields.
External peer review is the primary means of assuring and improving the quality of higher education institutions and programs in the United States. This recognition is accomplished through program accreditation, approval or certification.
The College of Business at Baker College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs click here.
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