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The online Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial Planning prepares students to serve as financial advisors for individuals and corporations seeking guidance on how to meet their long-term financial objectives. The program focuses on how to best analyze a client’s status and determine a plan to achieve the desired goals. As a financial planner, you can specialize in tax planning, asset allocation, risk management, retirement and/or estate planning.

Expect More from UA Grantham

More transferability: Students can transfer in up to 75% of credits for this degree.

More affordability: UA Grantham has one of the lowest tuition rates in the U.S.1 and we provide a new laptop to all new and returning degree-seeking students—at no additional cost.

More start dates: Most courses in this program start monthly. It's easy to get started whenever you're ready.

More credibility: UA Grantham's Financial Planning program is accredited by the Distance Education Accreditation Commission (DEAC), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency and recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


Admission Requirements

In addition to proof of high school graduation or its equivalent, admission to the financial planning program in the College of Business, Management and Economics requires at least one of the following:

  • ACT composite score of 19 or higher
  • SAT score of 450 or higher
  • AFQT score from ASVAB exam of 40 or higher
  • CGPA of 2.5 or better OR a minimum of 12 transfer credit hours from an institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate critical thinking through applying decision-support tools
  • Demonstrate communication skills
  • Apply decision-making skills that are relevant to professional, ethical and social responsibilities
  • Utilize strategic, tactical and operational methods in the decision-making process to gain a competitive business advantage
  • Analyze economic, environmental, political, ethical, legal and regulatory guidelines
  • Engage in integrated business problem-solving activities by distinguishing the theories, principles and concepts related to the foundational areas of business in a global environment

Need More Help?

Talk to a dedicated admissions representative and get answers to all your Financial Planning questions. Give us a call at 800-955-2527 or email us at admissions@grantham.edu.