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Studying finance opens the door to an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career. Depending upon your career goals, choose the traditional finance major or add a concentration in banking, economics, or financial planning. Take classes in a wide variety of areas such as corporate financial management, investments, financial institutions and markets, international finance, real estate finance, financial planning, risk management, and estate planning. Finance classes are taught by highly qualified, Ph.D.-level faculty dedicated to your success. From the beginning, develop relationships with professors in the classroom, through research projects and through personalized advising. You will work with your advisor to tailor your degree program to match your plan of study with your career objectives.
Finance is a popular field of study because every business decision involves finance. After successful completion of the program, students should be able to:
A finance degree prepares you for a wide variety of careers in both the public and private sectors of the economy in fields such as banking, corporate finance, investments, and insurance and risk management. Many careers in finance are flexible and self-paced. The study of finance can also lead to professional certifications such as the Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®) designation, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), or Certified Financial Manager (CFM).
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Fort Hays State University has also partnered with Dalton Education to offer an Online Executive CFP® Certification Education Program. For more information and to enroll in the program, please visit http://fhsu.course-central.com/ .