Online Bachelor of Arts in Business – Financial Planning

Become a leading professional in the financial services industry with a financial planning degree from Arizona State University. Develop essential skills in portfolio, tax, insurance and estate management to become a financial advisor and create comprehensive financial plans in the field.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 08/20/2020


Total classes: 40

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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Earn a financial planning degree online

Financial planning equips individuals and families with tools to navigate their financial lives. With a bachelor’s degree in financial planning from ASU, you can enter the business world prepared to assist individuals with key financial decisions and provide a personalized financial plan. Financial planners are in high demand as the general population ages. With life expectancies rising, this demand will keep increasing. With a bachelor’s degree in business – financial planning, you’ll be a part of the solution.

Finance skills for portfolio management

 

Upon completion of this financial planning degree online, you’ll have the capability to lead in the financial services business sector. You’ll learn management, problem-solving and data analysis strategies to give you the momentum to enter the field prepared and with purpose. Join the industry with your bachelor’s degree and the necessary skills in:

  • Estate planning.
  • Insurance.
  • Personal finance.
  • Portfolio management.
  • Taxes.

Finance and business courses

Throughout your coursework in the financial planning degree online, you’ll learn how to complete comprehensive evaluations of financial states and goals. Class topics include personal finance and investment management, estate planning strategies, and tax and insurance planning. You’ll also have opportunities for experiential learning to propel yourself toward your financial planning career.


ACC 231: Uses of Accounting Information I


ACC 241: Uses of Accounting Information II


WPC 300: Problem Solving and Actionable Analytics


MGT 300: Organization and Management Leadership


FIN 300: Fundamentals of Finance


SCM 300: Global Supply Operations


LES 305: Business Law and Ethics for Managers


MKT 300: Marketing and Business Performance


What can I do with a financial planning degree?

Employment of personal financial advisors is projected to grow 15% from 2016 to 2026. This online program provides you with knowledge and academic experience in personal financial planning, so you can secure employment in the growing field of financial services. You’ll gain the skills you need to evaluate and plan for your clients' personal financial needs. With a financial planning degree, you’ll be able to strategize with clients to help them achieve their financial goals.

 

Bank Branch Manager


Growth: 18.7 %
Salary: $125,080

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)


Growth: 14.9 %
Salary: $90,640

Community Life Director


Growth: 14.6 %
Salary: $37,450

Credit Counselor


Growth: 13.8 %
Salary: $44,710

Financial Aid Counselor


Growth: 13.8 %
Salary: $44,710

Financial Manager


Growth: 18.7 %
Salary: $125,080

Financial Specialist


Growth: 6.2 %
Salary: $63,780

Learn from finance and business professionals

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Learn from finance and business professionals

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Admission requirements

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Join a leading business school, 100% online

The W. P. Carey School of Business is one of the top business schools in the country. Our AACSB-accredited business school is committed to delivering excellent quality and great value. Our peer-reviewed U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect our commitment to academics, groundbreaking research and positive student outcomes.

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