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Students interested in careers in the finance industry will gain a solid foundation for professional success in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance program at UWF.

Why Study Finance at UWF?

A BSBA in Finance provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in corporate financial management, financial institutions management, investments and financial planning. The program also provides the foundation for pursuing the Chartered Financial Analyst or Certified Financial Planning designations.

The Lewis Bear Jr. College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, known as AACSB International, something fewer than 4.7% of business schools worldwide can say.

What You Will Learn

As part of the foundation in finance education, you will learn to identify and analyze key elements that comprise finance problems/opportunities; select and apply appropriate frameworks for solving problems; integrate the functional areas that comprise finance; develop effective written presentations; and recognize legal and ethical issues that occur in business. 

Finance students will gain a broad business background with exposure to areas such as accounting, management, marketing, data analytics, and business ethics. You will also take courses focusing on the areas of investments, corporate finance, and financial institutions that will provide the knowledge needed to succeed in a wide variety of finance careers.

A minor in finance will provide you with a broad introduction to all functional areas of finance.

UWF programs offered at the Pensacola campus or UWF Emerald Coast may require online courses. Please discuss the program requirements and planning with your academic advisor.

Interested in our online program?

When you study the online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance program at the University of West Florida, you’ll learn current career-focused information and the theoretical frameworks necessary to succeed in the finance field.

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