You'll find 21 major degree programs (and 26 minor programs) available online through the U of Maryland University College (UMUC), the adult and part-time arm of the University of Maryland. Building on a distance education division, the University relies on a user friendly interface that allows you to have threaded class discussions and keep track of how much more reading you need to do. Via the Web, students can take individual classes or work towards a degree in areas ranging from fire science to criminal justice, an MBA or one of 25 undergraduate certificates. Search the library, arrange for inter-library loans and buy textbooks online.
The finance major provides the knowledge of financial concepts and analytical skills needed to balance finance theory and practical application. It combines a foundation in the principles of business, economics, and accounting with an in-depth focus on issues and knowledge in finance and financial management. The curriculum covers business finance, financial management, investments, and security analysis and valuation. Students are prepared to pursue a variety of careers in corporate and government financial management, investments, portfolio analysis and management, financial analysis, financial planning, banking, risk management, and insurance.
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