Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$340 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. in Finance – Online

Careers

Earning your finance bachelor’s degree online with Oregon State will lead to a career that can take you just about anywhere. Because financial managers deal with other people's money, finance is the right career choice for you if you enjoy working with people and you desire challenging assignments.

High earning potential as your career develops

Many professionals with a degree in finance work as financial analysts, a job for which the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics lists a median salary of $85,660. For those who work in the industry for five or more years and become financial managers, the median salary is $129,890 – with a much-faster-than-average expected growth rate of 16% through 2028.

Know your value

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, people with a bachelor's degree earn on average 64 percent more per week than those with a high school diploma. The difference in total earnings over the course of a person's career could be as much as $1 million.

Sample job titles for finance graduates

  • Financial analyst
  • Financial planner
  • Budget analyst
  • Investment relations associate
  • Portfolio managers 
  • Management analyst
  • Financial manager
  • Accountant
  • Actuary

College of Business Career Success Center

Students in this business analytics program will be equipped with the requisite tools to make an immediate impact as professionals. The College of Business’ Career Success Center helps students develop a career path and provides networking opportunities with employers and recruiters that lead to internships and jobs. Find more information on the Career Success Center's website.

Additional career services

An added benefit is that you’ll have access to Oregon State’s Career Development Center, which provides valuable resources to help you find lifelong career success and meaningful employment in a diverse world.

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