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Financial Technologies (AAS)

Overview

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Program Description

With a career as a financial professional, you can support industrial, financial, nonprofit and government organizations. This program provides the foundational concepts on planning, managing and analyzing the financial and monetary aspects of an organization’s performance. Courses include accounting, economics, marketing, business communications, statistics and direct field experience through co-op/internship opportunities.

Within this degree pathway, students have many options including applying previous college credit towards this degree or options to customize their degree to meet in-demand skills through stackable certificates in Accounting, Management, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Data Analytics.
 

Preparation

Students might consider high school courses in accounting, economics and computers to prepare them. However, these courses are not mandatory for success.

Program Enrollment

Students who complete the curriculum requirements can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in Financial Technologies.

Career Opportunities

Regional job statistics indicate 2,500+ job openings due to labor force shortages and occupational transfers created in the finance sector. Career opportunities include banker, procurement officer, purchase manger, financial planner or claims representative. These are just a few of the most popular options available upon completion of a finance degree.

Additional Information

Credits from this program may be applied to BSC’s Bachelor of Applied Science degree (BAS) in Finance.  The BAS in Finance is designed for individuals interested planning, managing, and analyzing the financial and monetary performance of an organization. 
 

Contact

Shirley Wilson • Schafer Hall, Room 319G
701-224-5629
Shirley.Wilson@bismarckstate.edu