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Finance

 

 

finance

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Finance is highly reliant on mathematics and critical thinking for decision making and analysis involving investment decisions. Students will learn about money management for large or small firms, organizations, individuals, nonprofit organizations and more.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Mathematics, Finance, Economics, Accounting, Statistics, Information Systems, Communication, Corporate Finance, Operations Management, Marketing Strategy, Investing, Markets & Institutions, Real Estate, Security Analysis, Risk Management

 

 

Concentrations/Options

·       Corporate Finance

·       Investment Finance

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Advisor - Government/ Stakeholder Relations

·       Ag Financial Service Representative

·       Commodity Procurement/Merchandiser

·       Certified Appraiser

·       Controller

·       Credit Analyst

·       Export Documentation Specialist

·       Farm Business Manager

·       Financial Analyst

·       Benefits Manager

·       Budget Analyst

·       Chief Financial Officer

·       Purchasing Analyst

·       Risk Management Specialist

·       Pricing Coordinator

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Certifications & licensure available

·       Grain finance

·       Internship or work experience related to business or finance