Bachelor Programs in Financial Planning

Compare 5 Bachelor Programs in Financial Planning

Financial Planning

Most people who work full-time are trying to set aside some money for retirement. By earning a Bachelor in Financial Planning, you can help all kinds of people create a financially stable future for themselves post-retirement.

What is a Bachelor in Financial Planning? This degree program focuses on basic principles of finance and successful investment strategies. Students learn how to plan for a financially stable future. Courses tend to focus on fundamental principles of finance and investments, as well as taxation, estate planning, retirement planning, financial statement analysis, risk management and more. Studies usually take about four years to complete, and many degree programs can be completed online.

There are several benefits to learning more about financial planning, including being able to better manage your personal financial future. Planning for retirement and more is a huge part of life, and with this degree, you get to help others make smart financial choices for the future.

The cost of earning a bachelor’s degree in financial planning varies widely depending on the institution hosting the program and the length of study. Attending classes on campus may come with a different price tag than attending classes online. To learn more about all of the costs involved with your program, you will need to research the school of your choice carefully.

For the most part, earning a Bachelor in Financial Planning qualifies graduates to become financial planners, provided they obtain certification to become a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). This type of job is expected to have growth faster than the national average in the U.S. through the year 2020. Graduates of this type of program may also pursue post-graduate degrees for even higher paying financial positions.

Since many financial planning programs are available completely online, it is easy to fill out and submit applications over the Internet. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor in Finance

Slippery Rock University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Slippery Rock

As a Finance major at SRU you will learn about the financial records, corporate securities, and financial techniques used in all areas of business. You will be prepared for a variety of careers in finance, business, and other areas in the private and public sectors. [+]

Bachelors in Financial Planning. Bachelor in Finance Prepare for a Career in Financial Management Finance students are primed for success in all fields of business. FINANCE Offered by: School of Business As a Finance major at SRU you will learn about the financial records, corporate securities, and financial techniques used in all areas of business. You will be prepared for a variety of careers in finance, business, and other areas in the private and public sectors. WHY CHOOSE FINANCE? The Finance program will prepare you for a career in financial management: the art and science of managing money. Organizations of all size and structure need effective financial management, making a degree in Finance a smart choice for future employment. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? The Finance program will introduce you to all facets of corporate finance, commercial and investment banking, financial planning, forecasting and budgeting and asset and liability management. CAREERS IN FINANCE Finance majors are particularly well-suited for positions in the private or public sector that require knowledge of financial institutions and financial operations such as banks, insurance companies and real estate firms. Finance majors are also well prepared for graduate and professional schools. CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS Alpha Kappa Psi Finance and Economics Club Student Accounting Society (SAS) STUDENT/ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT Abby Schon is a Business Management & Finance major at Slippery Rock University. She talks about the campus and why she chose SRU. She is an active member of Colleges Against Cancer, Up Till 2 for St. Jude, and SGA-Student... [-]

Bachelor - Finance And Credit

South Ural State University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Russia Chelyabinsk

The graduate acquires knowledge and skills to perform a wide range of financial work, in particular, it can assess the financial condition of the company, to form a financial plan for its activities, an analysis of the investment project and develop an investment business plan. [+]

38.03.01 direction "Economics" (Bachelor level) profile of "Finance and Credit" The graduate acquires knowledge and skills to perform a wide range of financial work, in particular, it can assess the financial condition of the company, to form a financial plan for its activities, an analysis of the investment project and develop an investment business plan. In accordance with the GEF IN graduate can carry out the following activities: cash-economic, analytical, research, organizational, managerial, teaching; accounting; settlement and financial, banking, insurance. Graduates can work performers and junior level leaders in the financial, insurance and credit institutions, as well as in financial services enterprises in different sectors and forms of ownership. Main disciplines studied by students: "Microeconomics", "Macroeconomics", "Finance", "Money, credit, banks", "Marketing", "Economic analysis", "Stocks and bods market", "Financial management", "Business planning", "Financial markets and methods of their study" "Corporate Finance" "Venture Business" "Exchange business" "Legal regulation of financial activity of enterprises" "International Financial Reporting Standards" 240 ECTS credits, duration of studies - 4 years. In active learning methods are widely used: role-playing, case studies analysis, work with software products. In parallel with the basic training, students can try their hand, engaged in the student scientific society whose members successfully participate in Russian and international scientific conferences and competitions. Russian language Perhaps continuing education in graduate (2 years). [-]

BTech in Operations Management

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The aim of the qualification is to develop the student’s applied and cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and applications of operations management. The student should be able to analyse and explain operations management decisions in the context of an operations unit or company, and to assess and interpret the external impact of decisions. [+]

Bachelors in Financial Planning. After successful completion of the National Diploma, candidates may, subject to the applicable programme regulations, register for the Bachelor’s Degree in Technology (Baccalaureus Technologiae –BTech). The BTech requires a minimum of one year’s further study. A BTech Degree in the relevant field of study will be conferred on candidates after successful completion of all theoretical requirements. The aim of the qualification is to develop the student’s applied and cognitive competencies in the acquisition, interpretation, understanding and applications of operations management. The student should be able to analyse and explain operations management decisions in the context of an operations unit or company, and to assess and interpret the external impact of decisions. The student should also be able to reflect on her/his managerial decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of operations management. Students must have experience in production, operations, engineering management or quality, in order to contextualize their learning to their business environment, and to appreciate improvements and interventions they can affect in their working environments. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualifying student will be able to: Demonstrate detailed understanding and acquired the necessary knowledgeto apply different manufacturing/service and control systems operations management strategies used in today’s world and at the same time recognize “specific needs” required for operations process/system to function optimally. Understand and apply strategic operations management strategies required to organize, plan, lead and control a system and operational processes to function optimal. Analyse, prepare and apply the dynamics... [-]

BCom Hons in Financial Planning

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of the qualification is to develop applied competence and deepen the student’s expertise in the analysis, interpretation and application of financial planning principles and research capacity in the economic environment at an advanced level. [+]

The purpose of the qualification is to develop applied competence and deepen the student’s expertise in the analysis, interpretation and application of financial planning principles and research capacity in the economic environment at an advanced level. Learners are also prepared for a career in the practice of financial planning and further learning in researched based postgraduate study in this field by developing research and reporting skills. The students should be able to reflect on their decisions and applications to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of financial planning as a practice at an advanced level. Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a BCom and should have appropriate knowledge of Financial Planning (assessed at an New NQF level 7 / Old NQF level 6) or an appropriate advanced diploma. The department may require the completion of a bridging programme should students not comply with the rules of access regarding the specific subject knowledge in Financial Planning. Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department. Contact details: Ms Roxanne Andrew / 011 559 4926 / randrew@uj.ac.za [-]

Bachelor in Finance

Northeastern State University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Tahlequah Muskogee Broken Arrow + 2 more

The Finance major is divided into two areas of emphasis: The Financial Management Emphasis and the Financial Planning Emphasis. [+]

Bachelors in Financial Planning. The Finance major is divided into two areas of emphasis: The Financial Management Emphasis and the Financial Planning Emphasis. Financial Management Emphasis The Financial Management Emphasis prepares students to perform effectively in a variety of financial management activities. Graduates can pursue careers in small business, corporate financial management, banking, insurance, investment management, real estate, and mortgage companies. Course work involves the study of financial instruments, financial practices, the structure and functions of financial institutions, the legal and economic context within which financial operations are conducted, investment analysis, portfolio management, business forecasting, and economic analysis. Financial Planning Emphasis The Financial Planning Emphasis prepares students for careers as financial advisors. Financial planning is one of the fastest growing segments of the financial serviced industry. Career opportunities are found in financial planning firms of various sizes, law firms, brokerage firms, insurance companies, and accounting firms. Financial Planners are also hired by corporations to organize and maintain employee benefit plans and by bank trust departments. Course work centers around wealth creation and retention. Areas of study include investments, risk management, estate planning, taxation, and analysis of retirement-based programs. [-]