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Finance Degree at University of West Georgia (UWG)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 001601
  • Phone: (678) 839-5000

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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 (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male20
Female21

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Asian3
Black14
Hispanic2
White18
Unknown1

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: 10,220
      • Average Hourly Rate: $60.72
      • Average Annual Salary: $126,290

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: 1,120
      • Average Hourly Rate: $33.70
      • Average Annual Salary: $70,100

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: 1,870
      • Average Hourly Rate: $33.53
      • Average Annual Salary: $69,750

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 = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

280 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Finance (B,M,D)
  • Financial Planning and Services (B,M,D)
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Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

150 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Finance (B)
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Berry College

Mount Berry, GA
Type: 4-Year Private College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Finance (B)
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Columbus State University

Columbus, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

31 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Finance (B)
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North Georgia College & State University

Dahlonega, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

28 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Finance (B)
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University of Georgia

Athens, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

310 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Finance (B)
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Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Finance (B)
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Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

110 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Finance (B)
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Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA
Type: 4-Year Public College

46 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Finance (B)