Be a financial superhero with a degree in finance!
To be successful in business, proficiency in financial management is key. Many organizations, non-profit groups and individuals need people who can help make decisions on how funds and resources will be used in the future. With a finance degree from UNIBusiness, you'll be highly capable of managing assets for a variety of companies and individuals who will need a financial expert like you to thrive and grow.
What's the difference between finance and accounting?
Although related, finance and accounting are very different. Finance professionals look at income statements and cash flow reports prepared by accountants to make future financial decisions.
They analyze expenditures to decide when a company or individual should borrow money, issue or buy stocks and bonds, etc. A simple way to look at it, accounting reports on spending of the past where finance decides how funds will be spent in the future.
UNI’s College of Business Administration is the only CFP® Board registered business college in the state of Iowa.
CFP professionals are uniquely qualified to help individual investors plan for their future.
The Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP) certification is the standard of excellence for competent and ethical financial planning.
A degree in finance from UNI meets the educational requirement needed to take the CFP certification exam–allowing you to take the exam immediately after graduation. This saves you and your potential employer time and money!
UNI's finance program is recognized as a University Affiliation Program with the CFA® Institute
The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) certification is the gold standard for financial analysts and institutional investors. The real-world analytical skills, technical competence and high professional standards needed to earn a CFA is why over 31,000 investment firms worldwide put their trust in these professionals to grow their businesses.
UNI gives you a jump on your CFA credential by offering a CFA program that will prepare you for the Level 1 CFA exam.