The University of Alabama at Birmingham Collat School of Business has been ranked as one of the top 25 Best Online Bachelor’s in Finance Degree Programs in the United States by TheBestSchools.org. UAB’s program stands out as one of the best accredited programs due to its career-focused path for students.
The finance program emphasizes the set of skills needed to become a successful financial professional, including analytical abilities, problem-solving expertise and social perceptiveness. According to the listing, “The program allows students to focus their course of study in a particular area of finance, such as corporate finance, investment services, financial analysis or real estate.”
Students take upper-level finance classes including financial accounting, international financial management and financial research methods as part of the degree program. The program explores advanced financial components, including risk management and strategic management culminating in a four-part capstone experience project.
Finance graduates find careers in multinational banking and financial services corporations, security and investment firms, insurance companies, and other businesses in virtually every industry sector.