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You will have your choice of several majors in the Upper Iowa University School of Business, including programs to accelerate MBA completion.

Financial Management Major

Why study Financial Management?

Whether seeking careers in private or public companies, the UIU School of Business major in financial management provides the skills to:

  • Manage and foster teamwork
  • Provide an analytical assessment of financial opportunities
  • Create and understand financial statements
  • Conduct financial analysis and management

The projected increase in employment for finance managers is 8.9% and for financial analysts 15.5% from 2012 – 2022 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).


The UIU program provides an integrated curriculum in financial management including:

  • Investments
  • Small business management
  • Strategic management
  • International finance

Career opportunities 

Obtaining a degree in financial management at UIU prepares you for a career in:

  • Financial operations
  • Analysis
  • Personal financial advising
  • Financial services sales

Job outlook (2012-22)

  • Financial Managers*
  • Job outlook: 9% 
  • Wages: The median annual salary for a financial manager was $109,740 in 2012, or $52.76 per hour.
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*Taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Financial Management is offered at the following Upper Iowa University locations:

  • Residential Fayette campus
  • Select education centers
  • Online Program
  • Self-Paced Degree Program
  • Select international centers
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