Managerial Finance

Online Financial Administration Degree

A Bachelor of Science in Financial Administration degree prepares you to analyze financial information, evaluate investment alternatives and identify the functions of financial markets and institutions and their integration on a global basis.

Graduates of this FordBridge BS in Managerial Finance program understand the impact of changing interest rates; determine the value of stocks, bonds, and securities, analyze the appropriate measures of risk and return for various financial instruments, and understand the regulation of the financial industry.

Bachelor of Science in Managerial Finance

Degree Outcomes

Working in Financial Administration is about managing money – whether for individuals, institutions, organizations or other entities. This degree teaches you how money works. Learn about financial instruments like stocks and bonds and their interactions in the financial markets. This information enables you to analyze important information and give advice regarding financial management. The demand for this skill is growing and most business organizations have a Managerial Finance department.

FBU’s BS in Financial Administration degree program provides you with curriculum instruction designed by experienced industry professionals. Throughout the undergraduate program, you are taught about real-world financial experiences and participate in lectures from guest speakers in the business world. You are also given opportunities for industry internships. The program culminates with preparation to take important industry licensing exams in the areas of financial services, real estate, and insurance.


Financial institutions.

Brokerage firms.

Commercial and investment banks.

Insurance companies.


Corporate and international financial management.

Personal financial planning.

Investment services.

Financial analyst/manager.


Financial advisor.

Loan officer.

Operations analyst.

Relationship manager.

Credit analyst.

Customer support associate.

Sales agent.

What Can You Do with this BS Degree ?

The primary difference between a BS Financial Administration degree and an applied accounting degree is accounting focuses more on the creation and management of accounting records/financial reports while financial administration uses that financial information to analyze and make management decisions. Financial Administration majors study the.

Economics of Money, banking and financial markets.

International trade and Managerial Finance.

Investment and portfolio management.

Risk management.

Study the core functions of accounting principles and procedures.

Prepare financial statements.

Learn auditing standards, processes, and ethics.

Prepare income taxes for corporations, individuals, estates etc.

Financial administration students are likely more interested in financial analysis while accounting students are more focused on principles and processes.

The programs offered at FordBridge may vary by content and course length. For information about specific course content, credit length and VA approval in your state, please contact a counselor.

Graduates are prepared to fill financial positions in The opportunities that come with a Financial Administration degree span many areas, including Common positions include: Financial Administration Degree vs. Applied Accounting Degree, On the other hand, applied accounting majors: Course List General Education Requirements General Education coursework prepares FordBridge graduates to think critically, communicate clearly, live responsibly in a diverse world, and thoughtfully integrate their faith and ethical convictions into all dimensions of life. These competencies, essential to an effective and satisfying life, are outlined in the General Education Learner Outcomes. General Education courses embody the breadth of human understanding and creativity contained in the liberal arts and sciences tradition. Students take an array of foundational knowledge courses that promote expanded knowledge, insight, and the outcomes identified in the University's General Education Competencies. The knowledge and skills students acquire through these courses serve as a foundation for successful careers and lifelong journeys of growing understanding and wisdom.

Competency: University Foundations Total Credits: 4.

Competency: Effective Communication Total Credits: 9-12.

Competency: Business Worldview Total Credits: 4.

Competency: Critical Thinking Total Credits: 11-12.

Competency: Global Awareness, Perspective, and Ethics Total Credits: 6-8.

BIT-200: Introduction to Computer Technology Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-250: Financial Accounting Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-260: Management Accounting Total Credits: 4 credits.

BUS-352: Business Statistics Total Credits: 4 credits.

MAT-251: Brief Calculus Total Credits: 4 credits.

ECN-361: Microeconomics Total Credits: 4 credits.

BUS-340: Ethical and Legal Issues in Business Total Credits: 4 credits.

ECN-362: Macroeconomics Total Credits: 4 credits.

MKT-315: Introduction to Marketing Total Credits: 4 credits.

FIN-350: Fundamentals of Business Finance Total Credits: 4 credits.

FIN-450: Intermediate Finance Total Credits: 4 credits.

FIN-375: Introduction to Investments Total Credits: 4 credits.

MGT-420: Organizational Behavior and Management Total Credits: 4 credits.

FIN-431: Financial Risk Management and Insurance Total Credits: 4 credits.

FIN-432: Real Estate Total Credits: 4 credits.

FIN-451: Investments and Portfolio Management Total Credits: 4 credits.

ECN-450: International Trade and Managerial Finance Total Credits: 4 credits.

ECN-460: Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets Total Credits: 4 credits.

BUS-485: Strategic Management Total Credits: 4 credits.