Program Overview

Brandman University offers students the flexible online and on-campus learning program to earn the valuable Bachelor of Business Administration degree designation. Students can use the BBA degree, with the concentration on Finance, to best prepare for entry level positions in financial and many other industries handling monetary funds and transfers. The finance concentration is applicable in a variety of industries, and shall give successful students the solid understanding of principles and theories necessary for success in current and future aspirations.

Finance is the management of revenue and the delegation of wealth and profits amongst government institutions, company obligations, organizational subsidiaries, or individual accounts. The purpose of learning finance is how to best advise and allocate monetary funds and assets into profitable investments. The delicate balance of risk and certainty play into the factors deciding what avenues to fund in order to gain maximized profits. The well trained and intuitive financial planner will have a keen perception of the time value of money, and the appropriate risk taking skills to best suit the investing firms objectives. The areas of finance can be broken into several sectors; public finance, corporate finance and personal finance.

Successful students may use the BBA in Finance as the foundation to sit for additional certifications and licensures intrinsic to the betterment of a career or as the required minimums for entry into a competitive firm. The core Bachelors curriculum is comprised of 120 credits, 21 of which focus on the essential concepts of investments, financial institutions, international finance, accounting information systems, income taxation, auditing and financing small businesses.

Upon successful completion of the required credits, graduates should have the foundational skills and understanding that can be combined with previous experiences or used to supplement other educations, to meet the demands of employers. Students may also develop an interest in other business fundamentals while completing the BBA degree education, fostering the pursuit of higher educations at a Masters level or earning another concentration.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission


    Students must have completed 12 or more transferable baccalaureate level credits or the equivalent for admission to Brandman University.

    School Overview

    Brandman University is a private, non-profit institution that is a part of the Chapman University System. Founded in 1861, Chapman University is one of California’s oldest, most prestigious private universities and is located in Orange, California. Its overall mission is “to provide students with a dynamic education based on excellence and flexibility that creates lasting value and relevance for evolving careers.”  Steeped in academic tradition, this university offers quality education consistent with the needs of a new kind of student: one who demands the same high academic standards as a traditional university but whose life requires greater flexibility and real-world relevance in the curriculum.  With undergraduate, graduate, credential, and certificate programs in Business, Arts and Sciences, Health, Education, and professional development, Brandman offers numerous fully-online programs to provide added flexibility for its students.


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