Banking/Finance C.S.

Erik Vasquez

What Is Business Administration – Banking/Finance C.S.?

This certificate program provides students with improved banking and finance skills. This certificate program targets people already in the workforce, seeking to improve skills or wanting to obtain new skills. The specialized certificate requires 15 credit hours, no General Education credits and consists of five classes.

Occupation Overview

Individuals working in finance will plan, manage and analyze the financial and monetary aspects and performance of business enterprises, banking institutions or other organizations. It includes instruction in principles of accounting, financial instruments, capital planning, funds, acquisition, asset and debt management, budgeting, financial analysis and investments and portfolio management.

Occupational Outlook

Depending on job experience and additional education, positions in banking/finance that have a bright outlook include bank and branch manager, business service specialist, controller, financial worker, general operations manager, loan officer and treasurer. These positions are projected to experience rapid increases in employment with large numbers of job openings over the next several years or are new and emerging occupations in high growth industries.

Because of the diversity of the banking and finance career field, there is a varied job outlook. For most jobs, the outlook for growth from years 2012 to 2022 ranges from 4 to 26 percent.

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Business Administration Careers – Banking/Finance

Graduates with a banking/finance Certificate of Specialization (C.S.) are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: accounting clerk, actuary, administrative assistant, business service specialist, budget analyst, contract administrator, credit analyst, estimator, financial analyst, financial examiner, financial planner, foreign exchange trader, insurance agent, loan officer, management consultant analyst, market research analyst and title examiner.

Salary Outlook

In the state of Missouri, people well established in their finance career earn an average of $52,790-$86,940.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.

Degree Name: Banking/Finance C.S.
Degree or Program: Business Administration
Degree Type: Certificate of Specialization
Description:
A Certificate of Specialization in finance targets people already in the workforce, seeking to improve skills or wanting to obtain new skills. The specialized certificate requires 15 credit hours, no General Education credits and consists of five classes.
General Education Requirements 0
CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS MUST INCLUDE: 6
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 220 Principles of Finance 3
ELECTIVE COURSES: Pick Three (3) 9
Any ACT 3
Any BUS 3
Any ECO 3
TOTAL REQUIRED HOURS 15

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Certificate Info.

Certificates of Specialization are for people who desire information or skills in a specific area that is usually related to their current job. Students must complete specific program requirements as listed under each program in the catalog. They can usually be completed in a short period of time. The credit hours earned can be applied toward a Certificate of Achievement and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree in the related field, should the student wish to continue study.