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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online finance degree often pursue middle- to senior-level management positions in financial institutions or finance departments.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Bank
  • Brokerage
  • Community college
  • Consulting firm
  • Corporation
  • Financial services agency
  • Government — local, state, federal
  • Health care organization
  • Insurance firm
  • Investment firm
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Mortgage company
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Small business

Common Job Titles/Positions*†

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Audit manager
  • Broker
  • Budget analyst
  • Chief financial officer
  • Controller
  • Director of corporate planning
  • Finance director
  • Finance investment manager
  • Finance manager
  • Financial advisor
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial consultant
  • Insurance underwriter
  • Internal audit director
  • Investment banker
  • Money manager
  • Mortgage underwriter
  • Operations finance manager
  • Personal banker
  • Risk manager
  • Securities analyst
  • Senior cost accountant
  • Senior cost analyst
  • Senior financial analyst
  • Trader (securities/stocks)
  • Treasury analyst manager

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

†Some positions require licensure and/or other designations. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.