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Accountant - Training & Careers
Publish date : Mar 25, 2010

Are you organized? Do you manage your time well? Are you methodical in how you accomplish the tasks you set for yourself? If you've answered yes to these questions then you might have some of the characteristics that make up a successful accountant. Read More...

Administrative Assistant - Training & Careers
Publish date : Mar 25, 2010

Unless you are a speed typist and know all of the major office software packages, you'll probably need to brush up on your skills by going back to school for a bit. True, many administrative assistants have no formal training, but employers increasingly require a broad range of skills and duties. Read More...

Certified Financial Planner - Training & Careers
Publish date : Mar 25, 2010

With three years of work experience and a bachelor's degree, you are eligible to get a Chartered Financial Analyst certificate. The Certified Financial Planner credential covers different areas of finances: insurance and risk management, benefits, taxes and investments. If you pass both exams after a few years of studying, you are well on your way to becoming a certified financial planner. Read More...

Finance Education Programs - Finance Degrees & Training Finance Education

Finance Education Finance is an industry segment that covers any of the service industries whose primary concern is managing money. This may take the form of banking services, insurance, mortgages, or accountancy services. Money may be borrowed, lent, invested, bought, sold, recovered, analyzed, taxed, or advised upon.

Each and every aspect of finance has its own dedicated set of agents, advisors, and employees. Finance education is designed to give you the grounding you need in order to pursue a career within the finance industry.

Investment banking, money management, commercial banking, insurance, pensions, and corporate finance are all areas where you may find that finance degrees are highly valued. You may want to become a financial analyst, financial manager, bank manager, pensions advisor, or financial examiner. You could even become a personal financial advisor, if you are attracted to helping individuals maximize their savings and investments and minimize their exposure to tax.

Some roles require specific training and licensure in order to practice or advise people. If you have a specific career in mind, you need to check exactly what the requirements are and whether your finance education program is suitable for your chosen career.

General finance degrees may cover subjects such as principles of accounting, capital planning, funds acquisition, asset management, budgeting, financial analysis, financial instruments, investments, tax law, and portfolio management.

Finance Education: Perspective Careers

The outlook for careers that require finance education is looking good. According to the occupational outlook handbook (Bureau of Labor), careers in finance and insurance are expected to grow by 10.2% by 2012.

The baby boomers will be having a marked effect on the finance industry as they reach retirement age and look to be financially stable and secure; they will be interested in commodity contracts, securities and other financial investments. This should increase the numbers of people employed in these areas.

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            Master of Business Administration - Finance
            • Offers M.B.A. and bachelor’s programs in Business Administration with concentrations in Marketing, Accounting, and more
            • Ranked among the Best Online MBA Programs and Graduate Business Programs for 2017 by U.S. News and World Report
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            Business Administration - Finance (BS) (Online)
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