BS in Business Administration: Wealth Management

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Do you enjoy working with money? Do you want the opportunity to learn more about today's complex business world? The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in wealth management program at Kaplan University might be right for you. Read on to find out more about this program now.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in wealth management program at Kaplan University is designed to help you develop critical-thinking skills while providing you with an understanding of how things function in professional organizations. Classes are meant to cover areas of finance, accounting, operations, marketing, and management, which could help you develop effective leadership and business planning skills. Within the career focus area, you'll have the chance to examine strategies for financial planning, professional selling, risk management, and more. By the end of the program, you will be asked to complete a capstone course or externship to demonstrate that you have the knowledge and ability to seek opportunities in real-world business scenarios.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying to this program, you should have a good mind for working with money. You should have good analytical skills and be able to carry out long-term plans to achieve goals. To apply to Kaplan University's programs, you should have a high school diploma or GED and be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Since the program is offered online, you should have access to a computer.

What Are the Course Requirements?

This Kaplan University program requires the completion of at least 180 credits. This includes 33 core credits, 88 major credits, and 59 credits in electives. Specific course requirements could change. If you are interested in enrolling in Kaplan University, speak to an Admissions Advisor.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Career Focus in Wealth Management Requirements

  • Microeconomics
  • Business Math and Statistical Measures
  • Introduction to Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Business Statistics and Quantitative Analysis
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Management Policy and Strategy
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Accounting for Nonaccounting Majors
    • Accounting I
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Macroeconomics
    • Global Business
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Human Resource Management
    • Small Business Management
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Business Law
    • Ethics and the Legal Environment
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Marketing Research
    • Marketing Management
    • 300/400 Level: Marketing Elective
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Business Process Management
    • Operations Management
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Managerial Economics
    • Corporate Finance
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Management Capstone Externship
    • Bachelor's Capstone in Management
  • College Composition I
  • College Composition II
  • Professional Presence
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Survey of Mathematics
    • College Algebra
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Critical Evaluation in the Humanities
    • Ethics
    • Humanities and Culture
  • Choose one of the following:
    • Discovering Science - Current Issues in a Changing World
    • General Biology I - Human Perspectives
    • Fundamentals of Microbiology
    • Science for Everyday Life
  • Choose one of the following:
    • The 1960s - Reshaping the American Dream
    • People, Power, and Politics - An Introduction to American Government
    • The Technological Revolution - A Social Scientific Approach

Wealth Management Course Requirements

  • Financial Planning
  • Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
  • Professional Selling
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investments

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After completing this Kaplan University program, you could help seek entry-level business positions as well as jobs that could require greater levels of responsibility. You could pursue a position working with money and people in banks, financial consulting firms, business corporations, or insurance companies.

Possible career paths could include:

  • Sales professional
  • Business manager
  • Financial advisor
  • Entrepreneur

Advanced Degrees

Once you complete this program, you could apply to a higher level degree program. Graduate programs, such as master's degrees in business with specific career focus areas, could help you strengthen your financial knowledge and people skills so that you could continue to pursue your life and career goals.

Further degrees to pursue could include:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration with a career focus area in finance
  • Master of Business Administration with a career focus area in marketing
  • Master of Business Administration with a career focus area in human resources