Bachelor of Science in Finance

A Focus on Finance

At Hodges U, the Johnson School of Business provides students with a hands-on approach to today’s business world with courses taught by experienced business practitioners with outstanding academic and professional credentials, certifications, and designations.  

Our new state-of-the-art BB&T Finance Lab is equipped with 16 dual-screen student workstations, a ticker tape LED display system, eight large NEC LED video walls, and a red LED world clock; it’s a Wall Street atmosphere in the classroom! You will experience simulated activities such as trading, development of investment portfolios, analysis of security pricing trends, and research of business entities as you prepare for a career in institutional finance.

Hodges U is the go-to university when it comes to earning your Bachelor’s in Finance.

Are You A Good Fit for Finance?

The Finance Pathway might be the right fit for you if you are:

  • Interested in a career in banking, finance, or financial planning.
  • Seeking a career that will provide advancement opportunities and increased responsibilities.
  • An entrepreneur interested in opening your own business.
  • Seeking a career that offers diverse opportunities in a variety of businesses: nonprofits, government entities, healthcare, banking, and financial services.

Get Started in Finance

Where you start depends on where you are in your finance career. Our admissions advisors will help you determine the best starting point for your Finance Degree Program based on your prior experience, prior education, and your educational goals.

The career outlook for those in Finance is excellent with anticipated growth up to 10% from 2016 to 2026 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. We think you’ll be excited to see our new BB&T Finance Center. It brings Wallstreet to your street. We have redesigned our degree programs for working adults with evening classes and online learning as the cornerstones to your education.

Let’s Do This!

Opportunities in Finance Fields:

Employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 10% from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations, adding approximately 750,400 new jobs.

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With a Bachelor of Science in Finance, the median wage is $68,000 and you might work in positions such as:

  • Financial Analyst – $44,382 – $79,508
  • Senior Financial Analyst – $61,787 – $98,935
  • Finance Manager – $48,440 – $123,625
  • Senior Accountant – $51,003 – $82,923
  • Financial Controller – $53,179 – $120,460

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 Are You Ready For A New Beginning?

Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code: 52.0801

The Hodges University Difference

Why Hodges U?

If Finance is your focus, then Hodges U is the place for you. With small class sizes, outstanding faculty, and the incredible BB&T Finance Lab at your disposal, the Hodges University Bachelor of Science in Finance will put you on the path to success.

Ricardo Alarcon - Business Administration 2020

Career goal:

My goal is to become a financially independent person and help others achieve their financial objectives. Becoming a successful and knowledgeable investor would definitely help me achieve my goal. In the same way, I would like to create, run and sell profitable businesses throughout my life. Finally, I would love to become a financial advisor, so I would be able to guide many people to invest their money, manage their budgets and increase their wealth. Nowadays, money is a vital aspect of life, which I want to master, in addition to helping others solve their financial issues.

What does receiving a degree at Hodges mean to you?

It means I have acquired vital knowledge, which will help me to achieve my career goal. In the same way, receiving a degree at Hodges University would make me feel very proud of my family, girlfriend, friends and myself, and it would reaffirm that motivation and consistency are fundamental when achieving both academic and personal dreams.

What is one piece of advice you would give to students who are considering Hodges University?

I would encourage them to study at Hodges University not only because of the high positive value and reputation it has but also because I really like it. It has very convenient schedules and courses. Additionally, I would tell them that team members at Hodges University are always willing to help people. Finally, I would advise them to have motivation and consistency throughout their academic paths. 

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