Finance Degree

Acquire the knowledge and methods of finance to achieve success in a competitive field.

What is a degree in finance?

At Park University, our finance programs can provide you with the full scope of specialized knowledge, principles and analytical methods needed to prepare for a future in finance. Whether you are looking to expand your academic horizons or launch your career path in the financial field, your first step to a successful future begins with us.

Locations & Learning Options

As a student in our finance programs, you’ll be required to take face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus, at one of our Kansas City area campus centers (including Independence, Downtown and Parkville), Gilbert or online. This degree requires a minimum of 120 completed credit hours, including 60 hours of degree-specific core curriculum courses. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.

Campus Centers, Online & Parkville

Personal Financial Planning, B.S.B.A.

Finance, Graduate Certificate

Finance Concentration, M.B.A.

Finance Concentration, M.H.A.

Gilbert, Online & Parkville

Personal Financial Planning, Certificate

Online & Parkville

Finance, Minor






Kirby Brown

Kirby R. Brown

Dean, College of Management

Adrian James

Dr. Adrian James

Associate Dean School of Business
Associate Professor of Management

Mohamed Abualhaija

Associate Professor of Accounting

Robert Kao

Dr. Robert Kao

Associate Professor of Finance

AJ Lutz

AJ Lutz

Lecturer in Finance

Gain specialized knowledge to pursue a career in finance.

Our Bachelor of Science in Management/Finance degree program will prepare you in various areas and principles of finance and provide you with a body of specialized knowledge and analytical methods. If you are wishing to enhance your academic background, pursue graduate studies in finance or business administration, or pursue a career in private or public organizations, this program is for you.

Careers in finance

  • Financial Planner
  • Investor Relations Associate
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Counseling
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finance Program Highlights

When you join us in the Bachelor of Science in Management/Finance degree program, you will have a choice to follow one of two distinct tracks: financial planning or financial management. The financial planning track provides students with the necessary education to sit for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP)® certification exam. The financial management track prepares students for careers in banking, insurance and corporate financial management.

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Park University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.