Bachelor's Degree in Finance
B.S. in finance
Financial analysis is an integral part of all decisions made by businesses, individuals and families. Finance majors at K-State learn the principles, concepts and tools essential to financial decision-making. Together with the accounting, economics, management and other quantitative techniques, you will be well prepared for a career in finance.
The state-of-the-art Business Building provides the perfect atmosphere for collaboration and relaxed learning.
The K-State difference
The College of Business Administration is among an elite 10 percent of schools and colleges in the nation to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business for all its business and accounting programs.
Join the Student Finance Association to network with career professionals, participate in investing decisions with a fixed income fund, and discuss career goals with finance alumni. You will have opportunities to take trips to cities such as New York, Boston, and Dallas and meet with industry professionals.
Did you know?
Finance students have access to a real-money student investment portfolio worth more than $1.5 million, and a financial lab equipped with 12 Bloomberg terminals and 47 Thomson Reuters Eikon to prepare you for careers in finance.
What courses will I take?
K-State's finance program offers four specializations:
- Financial analyst
Intensive quantitative and qualitative training to prepare you for investment banking careers.
- Financial management
You will develop skills in analysis, evaluation and reporting of financial information.
- Financial controllership
For students interested in financial management who want additional emphasis in accounting.
- Financial services
You will develop a broad knowledge of financial markets, institutions and services.
How can I continue my education?
What can I do with a degree in finance?
More than 90 percent of graduates find relevant jobs or choose to continue their education within three months of graduation. Career options include:
- Chief financial officer
- Investment banking
- Corporate finance
- Commercial banking
- Financial planning
The Career Center offers an extensive career library, free assessments for exploring major/careers, job search training, career advising, employer connections, and a staff dedicated to assisting students in the career development process
Additional K-State opportunities
At a public research university like K-State, you'll have direct access to research opportunities from the start. K-State undergraduates have studied sustainable energy, cancer cells, musical lyrics and many other topics alongside nationally renowned faculty at K-State's 90-plus research centers.
Studying in another country not only allows you to experience the wonders of another culture, but it also broadens your horizons and makes you a stronger citizen in our global society. There are more than 85 countries currently participating in K-State's education abroad programs!
Whether you are interested in a career in human or animal health, K-State is a great place to start the journey toward becoming a healthcare professional. You will have a dedicated health professions advisor who will help you navigate the professional school application process for your chosen healthcare field.
Did you know that K-State pre-law students are accepted into law school at a rate substantially exceeding the national average? In preparing for law school, you will work with a dedicated pre-law advisor and select the major of your choice in any department in any college within the university.