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Online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Finance

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Gain a Comprehensive Understanding of Business Finance Principles & Practices

Regardless of the industry, finance professionals are critical to an organization’s success. EKU’s 100% online bachelor of business administration in finance provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the finance principles and practices necessary for success. Through coursework in both managerial finance and financial planning, students gain a competitive edge in the job market and are poised to move quickly into upper management. Graduates are prepared to take on key positions with excellent salaries or pursue an MBA.

Prepare for career opportunities including:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Tax Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Examiner
  • Assistant Treasurer

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Cody Quinn

I would have never been where I am today without the program. EKU does a fantastic job of getting the students in front of future employers. They do an outstanding job with outreach and with job placement. The introductions and networking opportunities with insurance professionals are invaluable.

Cody QuinnEKU Online Business Student
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Benefits of EKU Online

Learn essential skills for today’s business environment. Our fully accredited online programs are made up of the same high-quality courses and taught by the same experienced professors as the on-campus programs.

Program benefits include:

  • Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • One of the few programs nationwide aimed at preparing students for the Certified Financial Manager (CFM) examination
  • Generous credit transfer policy
  • Free textbooks for undergraduate students
  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • 6 start dates per year
  • Reduced tuition for active duty military members
  • Free online tutoring and career services assistance
  • Fast-track opportunities for students with 80 or more credit hours
  • Dedicated advisors who provide personalized graduation plans
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Career Opportunities

Globalization, a growing economy, and a complex tax and regulatory environment are expected to continue to lead to strong demand for financial professionals.

Job Opportunities Include:

  • Financial analyst
  • Financial planner
  • Tax manager
  • Budget analyst
  • Financial examiner
  • Assistant treasurer
  • Investor relations associate
  • Actuary
  • Credit analyst
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For a full list of course descriptions, see section 7 of the University undergraduate catalog.

FIN 201 – Personal Money Management (3)
A consumer approach to insurance, family budgeting, income taxes, elementary investment principles, and estate planning.

FIN 301 – Corporate Finance (3)
An in-depth exploration of capital structure (including dividend policy) decisions, working capital management, financial forecasting and planning, the agency problem and its implication for security markets and firm valuation, financial market efficiency.

FIN 304 – Financial Institutions (3)
A comprehensive overview of the financial institutions industry, with an emphasis on commercial banks.

FIN 324 – Principles of Investment (3)
Analysis of the characteristics, valuation, and tax implications of various investments such as common and preferred stock; corporate, federal and municipal.

Online Business Degrees & Certificates

BBA Public Accounting

EKU’s 100% online bachelor of business administration in public accounting provides students with the solid educational foundation employers expect of today’s graduates. Students gain a comprehensive understanding of the accounting principles, practices, and technical knowledge necessary to successfully pass professional examinations, as well as a strong general business background that allows accounting professionals to move quickly into upper management. Graduates are prepared to take on key positions with excellent salaries, become business entrepreneurs, or pursue an MBA.

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BBA General Business

EKU’s 100% online bachelor of business administration provides students with the managerial and financial skills needed to lead and improve organizations of all types and sizes. Designed with working professionals in mind, this versatile degree is real-world focused, building the practical business skills needed for success in today’s workforce. Graduates are prepared to take on key positions with excellent salaries, become business entrepreneurs, or pursue an MBA.

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BBA Finance

EKU’s 100% online bachelor of business administration in finance provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the finance principles and practices necessary for success. Through coursework in both managerial finance and financial planning, students gain a competitive edge in the job market and are poised to move quickly into upper management. Graduates are prepared to take on key positions with excellent salaries or pursue an MBA.

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BBA Management

EKU’s 100% online bachelor of business administration in management provides students with the knowledge and skillsets necessary to effectively manage organizational operations and resources. Through engaging, high quality coursework students are prepared to meet the challenges and opportunities of today’s organizations. Graduates are prepared to take on key positions as effective team leaders and are poised to move quickly into upper management.

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BBA Marketing

EKU’s 100% online bachelor of business administration in marketing provides students with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to help companies succeed in today’s highly-competitive global market. Through engaging, high quality coursework students combine creative and analytical skills to develop and maintain customer relationships and help organizations rise above the competition. Graduates are prepared to take on key positions in the workforce and are poised to move quickly into upper management.

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BBA Risk Management and Insurance

EKU’s 100% online bachelor’s of business administration in risk management and insurance prepares students to become business leaders and gain a competitive edge in the job market. This versatile degree is real-world focused, providing the opportunity to have a financially rewarding career while impacting the lives of others. Graduates are prepared to take on key positions with excellent salaries, become business entrepreneurs, or pursue an MBA.

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MBA Business Administration

EKU’s 100% online Master of Business Administration program provides the knowledge, skills and abilities demanded in today’s competitive business environment. EKU’s online MBA positions graduates to put business plans into practice through focused curriculum in the foundational areas of business administration and management. Our AACSB-accredited program is highly customizable to your career goals – choose from 12 MBA concentrations designed to maximize your academic background and work experience. Graduates are prepared to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities, take on key senior management roles and increase salary potential.

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Certificate in Global Supply Chain Management

EKU’s 100% online certificate in global supply chain management provides students with the knowledge and skillsets needed to effectively manage the core supply chain areas of planning, sourcing, making, and delivering. Graduates are prepared to take on key roles and solve crucial problems to keep organizations competitive in a global market.

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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Public Accounting

EKU’s 100% online post-baccalaureate certificate in public accounting is designed for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree in an area other than public accounting. The certificate program provides students with the technical accounting knowledge and strong general business background needed to take on key positions with excellent salaries.

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About Our University

Eastern Kentucky University is consistently recognized as being one of the best online colleges in the nation.

Eastern Kentucky University is a nationally recognized public university located in Richmond, Kentucky. Established in 1874, EKU strives to make quality education available to everyone. A brick-and-mortar accredited institution, EKU began offering online degrees in 2006 and continues to service all students with our on-campus offerings.

The University offers more than 50 online programs in various areas of study, designed for adult learners who want to earn a college degree or certificate while working full-time or juggling other life priorities. Online programs are available through the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, College of Business, College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, College of Education & Applied Human Sciences, College of Health Sciences, and College of Justice, Safety & Military Science.