Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance

Earning your Bachelor's in Finance at Kennesaw State University provides you with market-driven skills for an in-demand field.  When you graduate from Kennesaw State with your Finance degree, you’ll have the opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing industry where the median salary for a financial manager is $129,890 nationally. 

The skills gained with the Coles College, Bachelor of Business in Finance will enable you to:

  • Conduct financial analysis using quantitative techniques
  • Analyze and interpret financial statements
  • Identify investment and financial risk.
  • Apply legislation, regulations, and principles of practice
  • Professionally prepare and present findings with stakeholders.




KSU finance students in the classroom

Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face and Hybrid

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Kennesaw

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Degree Pathway

Stay on path for graduation by using the degree pathway that maps out your courses by semester and by year.

Finance Degree Pathway
degree pathway

Finance Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Flexible Course Options – The finance degree offers flexible options to fit your needs and a busy schedule, including online, face-to-face, and hybrid (combination online and face-to-face) courses.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training through classroom work. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions.

  • Diverse Career Options – As a finance graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment. – As a marketing graduate, you will have varied career choices that will lead to quicker employment.

What can you do with a Finance degree?

The KSU, Coles College finance degree prepares you for a career as a banker, financial manager, stockbroker, financial analyst, portfolio manager, financial consultant, investment banker, and financial planner. You’ll also be prepared for graduate study in law or business.

Admission to Coles B.B.A program is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University. Students must meet the program requirements outlined below. To be able to take upper-division courses in Finance and graduate with a Finance B.B.A., all business majors must successfully

  • Complete BUSA 2150
  • Meet the Coles College Sophomore GPA Requirement
  • Be admitted to the Coles Undergraduate Professional Program. To be approved to take upper-division business courses and graduate with a B.B.A. degree. Admission to the Coles Undergraduate Professional Program is separate from admission to Kennesaw State University. Also, all business majors must earn a grade of “C” or better in all business courses counted toward their degree.

Finance Degree Salary and Career Information

A career in Finance offers many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a bachelor's degree in Finance from KSU.

Double Owl

Double Owl Pathway

Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

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Department of Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis

Kennesaw State University
Department of Economics, Finance & Quantitative Analysis
Burruss Building, Room 345
560 Parliament Garden Way NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone: 470-578-6091

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