Learn how to effectively assess and guide the financial operations of an organization.

This concentration provides essential insights into the key financial levers of an organization. It’s ideal for professionals looking to help management direct the organization to optimize its value for both employees and other shareholders.


In this concentration, you will:

  • Learn the basics of finance and gain tools needed to create long- and short-term planning decisions.
  • Collaborate with your peers through a group case study project to gain real-world insight into the corporate finance arena.
  • Add to your skills by completing a project assignment in which you demonstrate concepts learned in the course through a specific contextual application.

Degree Requirements and Plan of Study

  • 181 total quarter credits
    • General education courses (45 cr.)
    • Business courses (61 cr.)
    • Concentration courses (15 cr.)
    • Elective courses (55 cr.)
    • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Students may be eligible to transfer up to 135 credits. At least 45 credits must be completed at Walden.

This sequence represents the minimum credit requirement for program completion. The number of credits for completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your transfer credits that Walden would accept, call an enrollment advisor at 855-515-3563.

Business Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code LDRS 1001 Course Personal and Organizational Leadership Credits (6 cr.)
Course Code BUSI 1002 Course Introduction to Management Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 1004S Course Fundamentals of Accounting Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code STAT 2002 Course Business Statistics Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ECON 1002 Course Microeconomics Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code BUSI 2001 Course Business Law Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code DSCI 2010 Course Data Science Essentials Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MRKT 3001 Course Marketing Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code HRMG 3001 Course Human Resource Management Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code FNCE 3001 Course Financial Management Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ISYS 3001 Course Information Systems in Enterprise Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code BUSI 3010 Course Operations Management Credits (5 cr.)

Concentration Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code FNCE 4101 Course Corporate Finance Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code FNCE 4102 Course Financial Institutions and Markets Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code FNCE 4103 Course International Finance Credits (5 cr.)

Elective Courses

Choose 11 courses from general education, BS in Business Administration, other Walden bachelor’s degree programs, or Accelerate into Master's (AIM) courses. At least two courses must be at the 3000 level or higher. Your elective credits should total 55 to meet your program requirements. You may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet your elective requirements for this online business administration degree. Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor.

Capstone Course

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code BUSI 4900 Course Capstone: Strategic Business Management Credits (5 cr.)

Walden recognizes the professional development efforts you’ve already made. By applying your CPCU courses toward your bachelor’s degree, you can save time and money when earning your degree. Speak to your enrollment advisor for details.

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