Finance Degree at University of West Georgia (UWG)

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Finance Degree

The finance program at University of West Georgia prepares students for careers as a credit analyst, finance officer, financial advisor, financial analyst, financial planner, loan officer, or investment banker. The program focuses on planning, managing, and analyzing financial and monetary aspects and performance of business enterprises, banking institutions, or other organizations. Program courses include: principles of accounting, financial instruments, capital planning, funds acquisition, asset and debt management, budgeting, financial analysis, and investments and portfolio management. Get more details below including other Georgia colleges that offer finance degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Finance Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of West Georgia offers a bachelor's degree program in finance.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male30
Female23

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian1
Black8
White19

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Finance program at University of West Georgia, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Treasurers and Controllers

Description

Direct financial activities, such as planning, procurement, and investments for all or part of an organization.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, treasurers and controllers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.8% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA
    • Total Employment: 10,240
    • Average Hourly Rate: $61.89
    • Average Annual Salary: $128,730

Budget Analysts

Description

Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, budget analysts employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.4% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA
    • Total Employment: 1,310
    • Average Hourly Rate: $34.17
    • Average Annual Salary: $71,060

Credit Analysts

Description

Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decision making.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, credit analysts employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.7% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA
    • Total Employment: 1,970
    • Average Hourly Rate: $33.31
    • Average Annual Salary: $69,290

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Finance Programs in Georgia

Finance programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 270 students completed this program

Programs

  • Finance (B,M,D)
  • Financial Planning and Services (B,M,D)

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 150 students completed this program

Programs

  • Finance (B)

Berry College

Mount Berry, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Finance (B)

Columbus State University

Columbus, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Finance (B)

Mercer University

Macon, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Finance (B)

University of Georgia

Athens, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 330 students completed this program

Programs

  • Finance (B)

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 72 students completed this program

Programs

  • Finance (B)

Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 34 students completed this program

Programs

  • Finance (B)

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