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Finance Program

Managing money requires more skill than making it. - Motilal Oswal, CEO, Oswal Financial Services Ltd.

What is Finance?

While accounting is concerned with the recording and reporting of a company’s assets and liabilities, Finance uses that data to make informed financial decisions. It is the arm of business that is involved in managing the monetary resources of an organization, through sound investments, allocation of funds and other financial strategies.

The Finance Program at Macomb

Macomb’s Finance Program prepares you for entry-level positions in the field of corporate money management or can enhance your skills if you are already employed in corporate finance, banking, lending or investments. You will gain specialized knowledge of financial markets as you learn how financial decisions are made and how financial operations are practiced in the American business model.

Finance Courses at Macomb

In the Finance Program at Macomb, you will take a variety of courses specific to your selected major, including:

  • Principles of Accounting 1 and 2
  • Business Enterprise
  • Computer and Information Processing Principles
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Business Law
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Communications
  • Bank and Lending Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • The Stock Market

Career Opportunities with an Associate of Business Administration Degree, Certificate or Skill Specific Certificate in Finance

With an Associate of Business Administration Degree (ABA), Certificate or Skill Specific Certificate in Finance, you will be qualified for positions that include credit counselor, financial clerk, financial specialist, loan officer, and loan interviewer and clerk.

Transfer Pathways to a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

The credits earned in Macomb’s Finance Program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA), speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Finance Program?

For more information about the Finance Program at Macomb, contact the Finance Program advisors: Professor Brian Newman, 586.445.7309, or Professor Fred Jex, 586.286.2171.

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