An online finance degree through UW-Platteville’s School of Business opens the door to a rewarding career in corporate finance, banking, or investment. Finance professionals help companies and clients maximize their financial resources. Their ability to forecast financial trends and maintain the company’s financial health is critical for the company to compete in 21st century business and, as a result, finance graduates are well-rewarded with the best starting salaries in business.

Our online finance program emphasizes the tools, analyses, and strategies to be successful in managing financial resources. You will learn to evaluate a company’s financial health, accurately evaluate risk, and make reasonable forecasts about how a company’s financial picture may change. Along the way, your coursework will emphasize the application of these tools through the use of applied and high impact projects.

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance can be completed on campus or online. Look for a minor option coming soon!

 Credits may be accepted from all properly accredited four-year and two-year institutions recognized by the Council for Higher Education. Generally, a maximum of 72 credits will be accepted from two-year institutions. Transfer coursework from the Wisconsin Technical College System is limited to previously established articulation agreements. Credits not accepted for transfer include vocational or unapproved technical, remedial or doctrinal.

If you are transferring from a UW System institution with an Associate of Arts or Science, you will meet all of the university general education requirements. Review the other institutions that have transfer agreements that will meet general education requirements with UW-Platteville or plan which courses you can transfer with our transfer guides.

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To be considered for admission, you'll need:

  • High school diploma or have earned HSED/GED
  • Meet college prep course requirements
  • If under age 22, top 50 percent of graduating class and a composite score of 22 ACT/1110 SAT*

* New freshman are not required to submit an ACT or SAT to be reviewed for admission if applying for fall 2020 through spring 2023 terms. For students that choose to forgo the use of a test score as a part of their admission review, additional focus will be placed on the high school grade point average and course rigor throughout the high school record.

Home-schooled, transfer, and international students are encouraged to apply. For complete information, view the full admission requirements.

You may be eligible to receive one of the following scholarships.