Hands-on, industry-relevant skills
To become a financier, you’ll identify trends and thoroughly investigate areas of business and money management. You’ll also have to develop the technical, communicative and interpersonal skills to compete in the demanding financial market and financial management sectors.
To be a successful graduate of the Bachelor of Applied Business – Finance program, you’ll need to:
- communicate effectively
- think critically
- adhere to ethical business practices
- work well with others
- analyze businesses from the ground up
Take your abilities to the next level and discover your full potential in this industry-led program.
Following the completion of your 2-year diploma program this program allows you to complete an additional 2 years of study and earn a Bachelor of Applied Business Administration – Finance degree.
Year 3 will begin with 2 consecutive academic terms followed by 2 work experience terms that we call Directed Field Studies (DFS). Year 4 of field studies is taken online while you’re employed.
Classroom & study hours
On average, you can expect to spend:
- 20 hours per week attending classes over the course of each semester
- An additional 20-30 hours per week studying, completing assignments, doing research, reading, etc.
We immerse students in a combination of classroom teaching, industry-relevant case work, simulations and networking. You will develop an understanding of modern business dynamics and learn to work well within culturally diverse organizations.
In year 4 of the Bachelor of Applied Business Administration – Finance program, you will take field studies classes while working full-time through two 4-month terms. You will be responsible, with advice from the program and NAIT Student Recruitment, for attaining employment in the finance field during these terms.
Enter the workforce with confidence
The close relationships we maintain with business and financial institutions provides graduates great opportunity for rapid upward mobility.
Upon graduation, you may find employment with banks, treasury branches, trust companies, credit unions, investment dealers and mutual fund companies.
Opportunities also exists in the fields of personal financial planning and consulting.
- Financial planner / advisor / consultant
- Financial analyst
- Corporate risk manager
- Loans officer
- Wealth management consultant