Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance (BBA-FIN)

Develop an appreciation and understanding of the financial decision-making process by pursuing the Walsh Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. The program is designed to prepare students for the fields of:

  • Credit analysis
  • Commercial lending
  • Brokerage and financial services
  • Financial planning
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial institution management

Earn your Master’s Faster

BBA students may elect to replace IT 335 with IT 520 and FIN 310 with FIN 515 in preparation for pursuing a graduate degree at Walsh College. Courses must be completed with a “C” (2.000) or better to be considered for advanced standing.

Why Walsh?

We Make Transferring Easy

Transfer up to 82 semester credits from a community college or 91 credits from a four-year college/university to complete your bachelor's degree.

Faculty with Real-world Experience

90% of Walsh faculty hold full-time positions in business while teaching in their area of expertise.

$400,000 in Scholarships

Walsh College awards $400,000 in scholarships each year to newly admitted undergraduate students.


Schedule classes around your life. Attend class online or in a small classroom setting. Year-round registration lets you plan your entire academic year in advance.

Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance Courses


A student may choose a minor while pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Walsh College. Minors are available in accounting, finance, information technology, management and marketing. A minor is comprised of 12 semester credit hours. For a listing of the courses required, please meet with an academic advisor.

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Apply online or speak with an academic advisor today by calling 248-823-1600. Appointments are available Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are welcome on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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Complete Your Bachelor’s Degree in Finance

Employment Opportunities

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the deregulation of the banking industry has allowed banks, insurance companies, and brokerage firms to broaden their financial services portfolios, creating additional need for financial analysts and personal financial advisors.  Employment of securities, commodities, and financial services is projected to grow 11% and financial managers are projected to grow 9% through 2022.

Salary Expectations

The median starting salaries for graduates with a bachelor’s degree in Finance are $53,000 per year. With six years of experience, salary ranges increase to $56,000 to $78,000 per year. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, many financial analysts receive a yearly bonus in addition to their salary. This bonus usually depends on the accuracy of their predictions. Financial advisors who manage a client’s assets usually charge a percentage of those assets. Many financial advisors also receive commissions for the financial products they sell.