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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Corporate Finance, Credits: 15
  • Financial Planning & Investments, Credits: 15

About this Program

Finance, General. A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, manage, and analyze the financial and monetary aspects and performance of business enterprises, banking institutions, or other organizations. Includes instruction in principles of accounting; financial instruments; capital planning; funds acquisition; asset and debt management; budgeting; financial analysis; and investments and portfolio management.

Program Locations

  • Southwest Minnesota State University 56258

Labor Market Information

  • Budget Analysts

  • Median wage: $30.04/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Credit Counselors

  • Median wage: $21.05/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Financial Managers

  • Median wage: $57.55/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Insurance Underwriters

  • Median wage: $30.01/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Financial Analysts

  • Median wage: $39.05/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Financial Examiners

  • Median wage: $39.75/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Loan Officers

  • Median wage: $34.32/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Personal Financial Advisors

  • Median wage: $42.31/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Credit Analysts

  • Median wage: $34.80/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • College Business Teachers

  • Median wage: $69,113/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Southwest Minnesota State University
Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St. Marshall, MN 56258 Toll-Free: (800) 642-0684 Local: (507) 537-6286 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: Matthew.Suby@smsu.edu