The Consumer and Family Financial Services program at The Ohio State University encompasses product and service knowledge; the study of people who produce and distribute products and services, as well as the study of the people who use them; and the processes involved from conception to consumption. Programs in the department focus on the enhancement of consumer, individual and family well-being.
Consumer and family financial services graduates are employed in a wide range of careers. Graduates find employment in business and industry, financial establishments, nonprofit organizations, state agencies, social service agencies, trade associations, public utilities, and the state legislature.
Positions in the area of consumer services include public relations representative, customer service representative, market research analyst, sales representative or manager, educational specialist, marketing specialist, and legislative advocate.
Family financial services graduates may find employment as financial planners or counselors; life insurance, credit or benefits counselors; loan officers; or financial analysts.
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- Students are required to take course work that focuses on the consumer, their problems and solutions to them, their decision-making processes in relation to their finances, and their interaction with the marketplace. In addition, students can broaden their understandings with course choices from the business college, communications and economic departments, and from other programs within this college.
- Emphasis is placed on understanding consumer behaviors and decision making, marketplace complexities, and resolution of consumer problems. In addition, students can focus on helping families and individuals reach financial goals through effective management of financial resources. Much emphasis is placed on developing communication and analytical skills related to consumer/ market concepts and management of resources.
- 48 months
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DisciplinesFamily & Consumer Science Finance Business Intelligence & Analytics View 238 other Masters in Business Intelligence & Analytics in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Successful completion of university preparatory courses
- High school performance (class rank or GPA), including participation in accelerated programs like Honors, AP and IB; Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for class rank or GPA
- Standardized test score (ACT or SAT); Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for ACT or SAT scores
- Ability and desire to contribute to and engage with a diverse campus community
- Experiences that demonstrate leadership or engaged involvement(e.g., co-curricular activities, work experiences or military service)
- Status as a first-generation university student
- High school performance if adversely affected by physical, mental or learning environment factors
International36430 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 36430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
National33502 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 33502 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
In-State11508 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11508 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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