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The field of Finance has a wide range of career opportunities. Some of the job areas include Investment Careers, Corporate Finance, Banking, International Finance, Insurance and Financial Planning. Columbus State Community College offers a six-quarter Associate Degree program in Finance.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, average job growth during the 2016-26 decade in the US will average about 7.4% but:
- There are nearly 500,000 jobs to be added in the overall "Financial Activities" area between 2016-26
- Employment of financial managers is expected to increase by 18 percent and add 100,000 jobs in the U.S.
- Jobs in securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents are expected to grow 17%.
- There nearly 90,000 jobs to be added in the "Financial and Insurance" area between 2016-26.
Financial analysts are projected to see growth of 10% and 298,000 jobs
Columbus State Finance graduates have an advantage in the job market when competing for entry-level jobs in Finance. Our Finance classes and degrees are transferrable to many Ohio colleges and universities and even some out-of-state colleges and universities. We can get you started in a great career in the Financial specialty of your choice!
You can get your associates degree in Finance from Columbus State completely online.
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The Finance AAS degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), demonstrating it has met standards of business education that promote teaching excellence.