What You'll Learn In The Finance Program at UW-Platteville

Earning a finance degree through UW-Platteville's School of Business will open the door to a successful 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.

Whether pursuing your UW-Platteville finance degree online or on campus, you can be confident you're making a smart investment. You will graduate with the skills and knowledge to be competitive in the marketplace. Our finance major emphasizes the tools, analyses, and strategies required to manage financial resources within a continually evolving global economy. 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. A minor in finance is also available.

Careers in Finance

With a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance, you can pursue a career working in the corporate, nonprofit or public sectors. Career titles can include:

  • Financial advisor
  • Budget analyst
  • Commercial lender
  • Loan officer
  • Investment analyst
  • Insurance agent

Discover by doing

At UW-Platteville, you learn skills that can be applied directly in a professional setting. We require all students to do an internship to gain professional experience and expand their network.


Online Finance Degree Offers Flexibility

The option to earn a finance degree online gives busy students the flexibility to choose the degree path that works best while providing the same high-quality education from the same professors.

Utilizing the online degree option allows you to gain all the benefits of higher education with greater convenience and flexibility. By completing coursework at your pace without attending in-person classes, you can gain an education that fits your busy schedule.