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|Gain the knowledge and skills to pursue a rewarding career in finance and to work towards the two major designations within the finance field - Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP). Finance is an essential part of managing any organization, large or small, and also essential to helping families plan their own financial future. The program teaches how to manage the financial affairs of a company to work in corporate finance. You learn personal financial planning and investment analysis to work in wealth management careers and to help you get the CFA or CFP designation.
You can take specialized finance courses within the Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS) Specialized Honours program with topics such as valuing stock options, managing working capital and evaluating investment strategies. You also learn critical skills in law, marketing, accounting, information systems, business strategy and human resource management, for example, that you will need anywhere you work.
|Why choose this program?|
|Get detailed information on degree and program requirements to enter and graduate from this program.|
(This information is to be used in conjunction with the University undergraduate calendar, which in all cases is the final authority).
|This program can be completed part-time by taking courses at night, during the day or on weekends. |
|Fast Fact:||You can complement your degree with a number of professional certificates from York, including certificates in Human Resources Management, Logistics and Accounting.|
|Careers:||Corporate financial manager, financial planner, investment adviser, investment portfolio manager, finance department of a company, in any financial services firm - banks, insurance companies, credit unions, investment dealers - or work independently as a professional adviser|
|Sample Courses:||Personal Financial Planning; Financial Statement Analysis; Advanced Corporate Finance; Taxation of Personal Income in Canada|
|Offered by:||School of Administrative Studies|
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|Contact:||For more information, contact the School of Administrative Studies at 416-736-5210. |
|Student Clubs/Associations:||National Finance Students Association|
| Hear from student Neil Britto on his York experience. |
|Alumnus Kumail Gangjee|
“I chose York's Finance program because the academic curriculum and quality of education is sublime. The faculty’s intellectual horsepower and open-door policy were really inspirational, and the flexibility of afternoon and evening classes really gave my life better balance.”
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