• Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The online Bachelor of Science in Finance is offered through the Collat School of Business – Online at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. We present relevant and actionable knowledge via innovative curriculum, technology-driven instructional methods, and a climate that fosters continuous improvement. All of our online business degrees will expose you to the study of:

  • Accounting Principles
  • Business Communications
  • Business Foundations
  • Economic Fundamentals
  • Financial Management
  • Basic Marketing
  • Information Systems
  • Legal Issues
  • Management Processes
  • Quantitative Analysis
Career Outlook for Finance Graduates

Earning your Bachelor of Science in Finance can lead to a steady career path in financial analysis, investment services, corporate finance, real estate, or other closely related disciplines. Finance graduates are hired by multinational banking and financial services corporations, security and investment firms, insurance companies, and other businesses in virtually every industry sector.

According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), over 2.2 million individuals are employed in the financial field. Most occupations in this discipline require the minimum of a Bachelor Science in Finance to be considered for employment. The overall growth rate for the profession is above average at 14.3 percent through the year 2022. At UAB, you can gain the knowledge that can change your world.

Employers hire finance graduates for a variety of roles including:
  • Budget Analyst
  • Cost Estimator
  • Credit Analyst
  • Credit Counselor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Examiner
  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Service Sales Agent
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Real Estate Appraiser
  • Real Estate Assessor
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Real Estate Sales Agent

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity 20 hrs/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

You can also focus your studies through a comprehensive selection of 100% online courses that continually evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s financial world. Your study options may include:

  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Analysis and Valuation
  • Bond Portfolio Management
  • Cost Accounting
  • Equity Portfolio Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Research Methods
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Sales & Training
  • International Financial Management
  • Money and Banking
  • Principles of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • A completed UAB application
  • $30 application fee (nonrefundable, payable by credit or debit card) or application fee waiver
  • Your official high school transcript (which should be sent directly to UAB from your high school)
  • Your official ACT or SAT scores submitted directly from ACT or College Board.
  • Applicants may submit scores from either the redesigned SAT, the former SAT, or both. A writing score is not required.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    821 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 821 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    357 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 357 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Enjoy the rewards of your hard work and talents. UAB has a number of resources to support you financially while you study:

  • UAB International Scholarship for First Year Students (Freshmen Only)
  • UAB International Baccalaureate Scholarship (Freshmen Only)
  • UAB Honors College Scholarship
  • College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships
  • Collat School of Business Scholarships
  • American Association of University Women
  • Rotary Foundation Scholarships
  • The World Bank Scholarships and Fellowships Program

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.