Financial Planning (Bachelor of Business Administration)

Earn an Online Financial Planning Degree

Thinking about pursuing a career in financial advising? The online Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial Planning from Grantham University can get you on the right track. In a curriculum of real-world financial planning situations based on Certified Financial Planning principles, you’ll gain the strategies you need to help clients plan for and meet long-term financial goals.

What will I learn in this online Financial Planning degree program?
You will gain a fundamental and career-building understanding of tax planning, asset allocation, risk management, retirement and estate planning

What careers can I pursue with an online Financial Planning degree?
After completing this program, you will be equipped to pursue a career as a financial services sales agent, personal financial advisor, or in a related financial services field1. You’ll have the skills to provide professional guidance to individuals, families and even corporations as they plan long-term financial strategies.

How long is the Financial Planning degree online program?
At 121 credit hours, the online Financial Planning Bachelor of Business Administration degree program is designed to be completed in 38 months. It could take less time depending on how much transfer credit you receive and how many classes you take every term.

How much will this online Financial Planning degree program cost?
The undergraduate rate is $265 per credit hour – lower if you’re a member of the military, a veteran or part of a military family. Grantham also offers scholarships and financial aid for those who qualify.

When can I start?
Courses begin weekly, so we’re ready when you are.

Call us at (888) 947-2684 to learn more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities or enrollment process.

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Financial Planning Program Outcomes
After successfully completing this financial degree program, you will be able to:

  • Apply and evaluate financial planning theories in an integrated approach to real-life financial planning situations based on the Certified Financial Planning principles
  • Advise individuals and families on a variety of complex financial issues
  • Develop, design, and maintain tailored and comprehensive financial plans
  • Analyze the ethical responsibility of financial planners and leaders in the financial planning industry
  • Demonstrate critical thinking through applying decision -support tools
  • Distinguish the theories, principles and concepts related to the foundational areas of business

University Professional Outcomes
Grantham University prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings by incorporating these five critical life skills into the curriculum:

  • Communication – competence in effective written and oral communication
  • Critical Thinking – ability to analyze problems, reflectively process information and formulate solutions
  • Respect for Diversity – awareness of and appreciation for varieties of human experiences and social structures
  • Professional, Ethical and Social Responsibilities – responsibility to the greater societal good and an applied ethical framework in decision making
  • Lifelong Learning – definition for and acquisition of a continuing pursuit of educational needs throughout their professional lives

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Textbook Information

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
CO101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CS105 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
EN101 English Composition I 3
GP210 American Government I 3
GU100 Student Success 1
GU299 General Education Capstone 3
GS102 Introduction to Life Science 3
HU260 Strategies for Decision Making 3
MA105 College Algebra 3
BA101 Introduction to Business 3
BA215 Business Statistics 3
BA201 Microeconomics 3
BA206 Macroeconomics 3
BA220 Financial Accounting 3
BA260 Business Law I 3
BA265 Business Law II 3
BA303 Business Negotiations 3
CO210 Business Communication 3
FP356 Fundamentals and Ethics of Financial Planning 3
FP357 Insurance Planning 3
FP358 Investment Planning 3
FP359 Income Tax Planning 3
FP360 Retirement Planning 3
FP361 Estate Planning I 3
FP362 Estate Planning II 3
FP400 Financial Planning Capstone 3
Program and core: 76
Electives (15): 45
Total: 121

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Bachelors
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available
Starts:Weekly

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