Finance majors listen intently to a lecture in their financial planning class

Personal Financial Planning (B.S.B.A.)

Now more than ever, there's a need for educated business and finance professionals to plan for the future. Are you up for it?

Degrees & Offerings
  • B.S.B.A.
Program Contact
Chair of Department of Finance, Professor
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In this program you'll study a combined emphasis on understanding financial products and how they work, as well as the role of family in financial decisions, helping build a solid foundation that prepares students to thrive in this in-demand profession. Our finance majors complete a balance of theoretical and practical courses in investments, corporate finance, personal financial planning, financial institutions and banking, and real estate finance. 

Courses and Curriculum

B.S.B.A. in Finance with Specialization in Personal Financial Planning


An internship is an educational plan which integrates classroom experience and practical work experience in individual, business, or government work situations. It allows students the opportunity to translate academic theories and principles to action, to test out career interests and to develop skills and abilities through carefully planned and supervised programs related to the degree they're seeking.

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The Husky Difference

 AACSB-accredited schools have the highest quality faculty, relevant and challenging curriculum, and provide educational and career opportunities not found at other schools.
Many top, global corporations only recruit from AACSB-accredited schools. Those grads are offered better, more competitive salaries.
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Top employers of BU alumni include: The Vanguard Group, Geisinger Health System, SEI Investments, Bank of America, Ernst & Young, JPMorgan Chase
Median Salary
As the population ages and life expectancies rise, demand for financial planning services should increase. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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