Which Top Schools Offer Financial Management Bachelor's Degrees?

Prepare for a career as a financial analyst, money manager or financial planner with a bachelor's degree in financial management. Some of the top-ranked undergraduate business schools offering these programs are profiled below. Schools offering Financial Management degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

How to Select a Top School Offering Financial Management Bachelor's Degrees

When searching for a top school in offering financial management degrees at the bachelor's level, look for a school that has a highly ranked program. Also, consider schools that offer student organizations and extracurricular activities that may help enhance a student's experience in the finance world. Some schools will have sought-after internships and study abroad opportunities that may also benefit the student greatly.

3 Top Schools in this Field

Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX

Southern Methodist University was tied for 56th among national universities by U.S. News & World Report in 2017. Its Cox School of Business offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a major in financial consulting that includes core courses in advanced financial management, portfolio management and investment analysis. The school also features a finance BBA with a specialization in alternative asset management. This option includes a finance core similar to the consulting degree as well as courses on international finance, speculative markets and alternative asset management. Available degree programs at this level include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Financial Consulting
  • Bachelor of Science in Finance

University of Connecticut - Stamford

The University of Connecticut system overall was tied for 60th among national universities in 2017, according to U.S. News & World Report. Its financial management bachelor's degree program is offered on the Stamford campus. The curriculum teaches you how to manage fixed income securities and alternative investments through courses on derivatives, security valuation, risk management and portfolio management. This program can also prepare you to take CFP (Certified Financial Planner) exams upon graduation. Opportunities to join the school's finance society are available as well. Degrees available at this campus include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Financial Management

Clemson University in Clemson, SC

Clemson's University was tied for 66th among national universities from U.S. News & World Report for 2017. The school's Bachelor of Science in Financial Management program includes a one-year pre-business curriculum along with classes covering accounting procedures, investment analysis and financial institutions. Electives allow you to further specialize in areas like corporate finance, real estate, financial services and financial planning. Coursework is also available to prepare you for CFP exams. Additional program features include a computer lab providing students with hands-on trading experience and opportunities to receive credit for completing up to two internship or co-op experiences. Degrees available in financial management include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Financial Management

More Top Schools Offering Programs in Finance

College/University Institution Type Location
University of Pennsylvania 4-year, Private not-for-profit Philadelphia, PA
New York University 4-year, Private not-for-profit New York, NY
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 4-year, Public Ann Arbor, MI
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4--year, Private not-for-profit Cambridge, MA
University of California - Berkeley4-year, Public Berkeley, CA
University of Texas - Austin 4-year, Public Austin, TX
University of Virginia 4-year, Public Charlottesville, VA
Carnegie Mellon University 4-year, Private not-for-profit Pittsburgh, PA
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill4-year, Public Chapel Hill, NC
Indiana University - Bloomington 4-year, Public Bloomington, IN

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