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Online BSFIN degree

Bachelor of Science in Finance and Technology

Elevate finance with the power of technology

Enhance financial analysis and planning with financial technology. Learn to apply your financial skills for accounting, investment portfolio management, retirement and benefits planning, risk management and insurance. Take your financial degree to the next level so you can meet the demands of modern business.

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Explore financial technology

  • Discover the technology used to deliver banking, investment, payment, insurance, and other services in the financial sector.
  • Gain insight into decentralized finance (DeFi) including blockchain technology, secure distributed ledgers, smart contracts, cryptocurrency, and decentralized exchanges (DEX).
  • Evaluate tools used to maintain the security of personal data and financial transactions.

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Courses

Browse courses for your Bachelor of Science in Finance and Technology

Education should hold practical value. That’s why our courses meet rigorous academic standards and provide you with skills and knowledge immediately applicable to your career.

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Requirements: 120 credits

You’ll need 120 credits to complete this bachelor’s degree in finance and technology. Your course schedule may vary based on an evaluation of previous experience, training or transferable credits. 

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help you schedule your courses for the online Bachelor of Science in Finance and Technology. 

Program Purpose Statement

The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Technology degree program provides a general foundation for students in financial planning and analysis, as well as a variety of financial tools and technology across the financial services industry. This program is not designed to, and does not lead to, any certification or licensure including licensure as an investment advisor or certification as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

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Earn career-relevant skills in weeks – not years.

Learning shouldn’t take years to put into practice. That’s why we’re empowering you to build career-relevant skills with every five- to six-week course.

We’ve worked with the labor market researcher Lightcast to identify in-demand skills for occupations and mapped those to our related associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.

Tuition

Transfer credits

Your prior eligible college credits can save you time and money, helping you graduate faster. That’s why we’ve accepted credits from 5,000+ institutions. Check to see if you can apply eligible transfer credits from an institutionally accredited university or college toward a degree of your choice.

Save time and money when you transfer in eligible credits toward your degree.

Affordable, fixed tuition

Lock in the peace of mind that comes with fixed, affordable tuition. You’ll enjoy one flat rate from the moment you enroll until the day you graduate from your accounting program. That’s your Tuition Guarantee.

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University of Phoenix accounting degree vs other universities

Phoenix ASU Online (BAB) Capella DeVry GCU Purdue Global SNHU Strayer
Cost per credit
Cost per credit
Cost per credit
$398
Cost per credit
$563
Cost per credit
$365/415[1]
Cost per credit
$514
Cost per credit
$485
Cost per credit
$371
Cost per credit
$330
Cost per credit
$338.89
Credits per course
Credits per course
Credits per course
3
Credits per course
3
Credits per course
3-6
Credits per course
2-4
Credits per course
4
Credits per course
5-6
Credits per course
3
Credits per course
4.5
Tuition per course
Tuition per course
Tuition per course
$1,194
Tuition per course
$1,698
Tuition per course
$1,095-
$2,490
Tuition per course
$1,028-
$2,056
Tuition per course
$1,940
Tuition per course
$1,855-
$2,226
Tuition per course
$990
Tuition per course
$1,525
Total program length in credits
Total program length in credits
Total program length in credits
120
Total program length in credits
120
Total program length in credits
180
Total program length in credits
124
Total program length in credits
120
Total program length in credits
180
Total program length in credits
120
Total program length in credits
180
Length of course in weeks
Length of course in weeks
Length of course in weeks
5
Length of course in weeks
7.5
Length of course in weeks
10
Length of course in weeks
8
Length of course in weeks
7-8
Length of course in weeks
10
Length of course in weeks
8
Length of course in weeks
11
Fees
Fees
Fees
One fee per course
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Multiple fees
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Multiple fees
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Multiple fees
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Multiple fees
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Multiple fees
Tuition guarantee
Tuition guarantee
Tuition guarantee
YES
Tuition guarantee
NO
Tuition guarantee
NO
Tuition guarantee
NO
Tuition guarantee
NO
Tuition guarantee
NO
Tuition guarantee
NO
Tuition guarantee
NO

Data pulled on June 13, 2024

[1] $365 per 1000-2000 level credit; $415 per 3000-4000 level credit

Source of data: For each institution, the data are publicly available in multiple locations, including Academic Catalogs, Program pages, Tuition and fees pages, and syllabi. All data are publicly available on the websites. 

Certain licensure programs and coursework in other degree programs may have additional fees. Please check with your advisor or course catalog for additional info.

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Eligible students saved:

$11,000 & 1 year

Students with eligible credits and relevant experience on average saved $11k and 1 year off their undergraduate degree with University of Phoenix.

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Eligible students saved:

$11,000 & 1 year

Students with eligible credits and relevant experience on average saved $11k and 1 year off their undergraduate degree with University of Phoenix.

Financial aid

You may have options when it comes to paying for college tuition and expenses, such as federal grants and loans. Our finance advisors can answer your questions about financial aid and can help guide you through the process.

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Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Technology?

A BSFIN can help prepare you to be a:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Investment Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Planner

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What you’ll learn

When you earn your online online Bachelor of Science in Finance and Technology, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. You’ll learn how to:

  • Assess financial strategies and practices used to manage financial instruments, portfolios, and capital flows. 
  • Evaluate aspects of financial planning used to grow, manage, and protect wealth. 
  • Analyze financial data used in financial accounting, planning, management, and decision making. 
  • Appraise the use of financial tools and technology used to deliver financial services, analyze data, promote competitive advantage, and improve performance.

8% Growth

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for Financial Analysts is projected to be faster than average between 2022 and 2032.

The BLS Projected Growth for 2022-2032 is published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This data reflects the BLS’ projections of national (not local) conditions. These data points are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

Admissions

Apply for free – no application fee, no obligation.

Starting your degree is a big decision — and we want you to feel great about it. That’s why we remove obstacles from your application.

  • No cost to request prior transcripts 
  • No GMAT 
  • No essay required

Receive 1-on-1 support

You have a support team of real people you can lean on. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.[1] Start a conversation with an enrollment representative today.

[1] Transactional Survey, August 2021-22 (18,645 respondents)

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Receive 1-on-1 support

You have a support team of real people you can lean on. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 85% of our surveyed students.[1]

[1] Transactional Survey, September 2022-August 2023 (23,739 respondents)

Start a conversation with an enrollment representative today.

Call us at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week.

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 14 hours a day, 5 days a week. 

Computer requirements for courses

Many course assignments will require you to use a computer to complete and submit your assignment. 

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Faculty Spotlight

Professionals dedicated to you

Your success is a top priority for our deans and faculty members. They bring an average of 29+ years of experience and hands-on perspective to the classroom and help bridge the gap between academics and industry knowledge.

Kathryn Uhles

I’m dedicated to equipping students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to meet their career goals.

Kathryn Uhles
Dean, College of Business and IT, University of Phoenix

I’m dedicated to equipping students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to meet their career goals.

Accreditation

Accredited for 45+ years

Since 1978, University of Phoenix has maintained institutional accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Learn more about the value of University of Phoenix accreditation and how it benefits our students.

Frequently asked questions about the Bachelor of Science in Finance and Technology

Finance and technology are two fields that have become intertwined.

Finance deals with the management of money and assets including banking, investing in financial markets, budgeting and risk management.

Technology in Finance plays a role in payment systems, algorithm-based investment platforms, and platforms that streamline insurance processes, and help institutions in the financial sector comply with regulations more effectively and efficiently.

Your bachelor’s degree in finance and technology will explore both finance and tech areas and how they apply to modern finance.

About 27,400 openings for financial analysts are projected each year, on average, between 2022-2032. Career opportunities include roles like financial analysts and investment analysts, financial and portfolio managers and financial advisors.

The unique aspect of this fintech degree is that it balances both foundational financial knowledge and learning of financial tech. The bachelor’s degree in finance and technology provides the core knowledge that prepares you for the financial industry. The program also includes applications of financial markets industry technology, such as DeFi and data security technology, which help you prepare for current technical demands in the financial world.

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