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Online Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance

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The Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in finance from the University of Central Oklahoma’s Connected Campus will prepare you for a successful career in investments, banking, corporate finance, financial planning, insurance and real estate. With the flexibility and affordability of this fully online program, the online B.B.A. in finance is ideal for students returning to college to complete their degree or for those just starting. The bachelor's degree in finance can be finished in as little as four years.

The online finance program at UCO will develop your problem-solving and critical thinking abilities, which will provide you with the in-demand skills needed in today's expanding financial field. Whether you see yourself pursuing a real estate license or taking the certified financial planning exam, the online B.B.A.’s broad-based curriculum lets you tailor your degree to your interests and personal objectives.

Our online finance program is accredited by AACSB International—the highest distinction a business school can receive worldwide. This accreditation is held by less than 5% of business schools worldwide. It demonstrates that our program meets rigorous standards for quality and is dedicated to continuous improvement.

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Why Study Finance?

Finance helps us make better decisions with our money, whether that is at the personal, corporate or public level. You use finance in everyday situations, such as making a personal budget, saving or investing money from your paycheck or buying your first home. Students in the online B.B.A. in finance program at UCO will learn the big picture of both business and finance, which will prepare you for a career ranging from banking to real estate. 

Overseen by the UCO College of Business, the online B.B.A. prepares you to enter and excel in a range of business-related environments. On top of familiarizing yourself with real estate, financial planning, banking and more concepts, you’ll:

  • Understand how finance influences day-to-day operations and policies;
  • Learn to effectively develop and apply financial models;
  • Gain knowledge of the stock market, trade and investment; and,
  • Develop the ability to understand and interpret numerical and statistical data. 

Online B.B.A. in Finance Curriculum

Students enrolling in the online B.B.A. program in finance complete 124 total credit hours. This amount includes the university core, designed to grow your overall knowledge and connect business to other disciplines.  

For your major, you’ll complete six credit hours of business support courses, 42 credit hours of business core courses, including a senior capstone project and 27 credit hours of finance-specific courses and electives. The degree’s comprehensive structure introduces you to the following disciplines:

For electives, specific courses let you specialize your knowledge: 

  • Real Estate: Learn the ins and outs of the real estate market through the basic principles of real estate and property management;
  • Insurance and Risk Management: Build a solid foundation on insurance and risk management by developing skills in underwriting, risk management analysis, and life and health insurance; and,
  • Financial Planning: Students pursuing coursework in financial planning will be eligible to sit for the certified financial planning exam, upon completion of financial planning courses, through the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board).

Review all courses and the complete structure for the online B.B.A. in Finance


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, financial and business occupations will see an 8% growth in positions between 2019 and 2029

Roles span general to specialized skill sets. Potential job titles include:

  • Financial analyst;
  • Insurance underwriter;
  • Loan officer;
  • Certified financial planner;
  • Real estate manager; or,
  • Investment analyst.

Flexible Degree Program 

The bachelor's degree in finance is a 100% online program, which offers flexibility and affordability for both working professionals and students just starting their collegiate journey. This bachelor's degree can be completed in four years.

Embark on your Future with an Online B.B.A. in General Business from UCO’s Connected Campus

UCO’s online B.B.A. in finance lets you create your own path with a credential valuable in today’s marketplace. If you have any questions about the program, request additional information today.