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Finance
Bachelor of Science in Business

Skilled finance professionals are at the core of business operations today. Answer the call and expand your marketability with the online Bachelor of Science in Business, Finance degree program at Capella. You can build up your foundational business knowledge, learn the fundamentals of management and leadership, and gain a deeper perspective on risk management and entrepreneurship. This program is designed to develop critical skills and abilities to help you in the dynamic field of finance.

Aligned to industry standards

We partner with employers and the Capella School of Business, Technology and Health Care Administration Advisory Board (SoBTH) to design programs that align to industry standards. 

Target your studies

Learn how to implement accounting systems and strategies, interpret and communicate financial data and maintain strong ethical standards in the field.

Gain business knowledge

Understand business principles in international finance, risk management, entrepreneurial finance and business law.

Classes start January 9

Use the code AUTUMN to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • 8–14 General education courses
  • 10 Core courses
  • 8 Specialization courses
  • 7–13 Elective courses
  • 1 Capstone
  • 180 Total quarter credits
  • 135 Max transfer credits

Reduce your tuition by $15,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $15K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your bachelor’s degree.

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business, Finance.

Job titles to explore

  • Financial analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Credit analyst
  • Accountant
  • Internal auditor
  • Relationship banker
  • Teller
  • Data analyst
  • Assistant controller
  • Treasury analyst
  • Bookkeeper
  • Financial advisor

Employment settings to explore

  • Corporation
  • Bank/credit union
  • Real estate agency
  • Small business
  • Mortgage company
  • Insurance firm
  • Government-local, state, federal
  • Consulting firm
  • Financial services agency
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Health care organization
  • Investment firm

Articles and resources

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