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Finance

Finance

Finance and business go hand in hand. No company can function without at least one skilled finance expert onboard. That’s why the Northwood University Finance major includes a mix of finance and business management courses.

Finance majors start in their major on day one, learning all the details of the competitive world of finance, from an entrepreneurial point of view. At Northwood University, you’ll understand more than just what makes a bottom line. You’ll leave with a distinct business savvy from hands-on learning in, and out, of the classroom. We prepare you for a successful career in financial services and other industries.

Benefits

  • Licensed & approved by the Academic Zone, RAKEZ
  • Affordable tuition fees
  • Small class sizes
  • Industry - Specific Curriculum
  • Associate degree options available
  • Faculty invested in your success
  • Hostel accommodation available on campus – Separate facilities for male and female
  • Student visas can be provided
  • Academic merit scholarships
  • Transfer options to Northwood University main campus
  • Internship opportunities available
  • Free transportation for the first year from Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain & Fujairah

Accreditation

Northwood University International Program Centre - RAK is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Northwood University has been awarded accreditation since 1974.

Rankings

At Northwood University we understand investments. That is why we offer a business education that has received national recognition as a "Best Value Business School" with Excellent Return on Investment

What Jobs Can You Get with a Finance Degree?

Industries where you will find many of our graduates include:

  • Automobile Finance Companies
  • Banks
  • Brokerage Houses
  • City, State and Federal Government Agencies
  • Corporate Finance Departments
  • Credit Unions
  • Financial Planning Companies
  • Insurance Companies
  • Law School
  • Wall Street

Exciting positions for Finance majors include:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Law Enforcement or Intelligence Agencies
  • Financial Officer
  • Financial Sales Representative
  • Investment Banker
  • Insurance Fraud Investigator
  • Loan Officer
  • Risk Manager
  • Trust Office

Duration : 2 Semesters

Start Date : Janaury 2022 Mode of Study: Full Time

What Classes Do You Take for a Finance Major?

Total Credits: 123

First Semester

  • FIN 4100 Chartered Financial Analyst Topics or FIN 4150 Certified Financial Planner Topics
  • FIN 4550 Corporate Investment Decisions
  • ENG 4010 Communication & Interpersonal Rel., or Advanced Studies in English, or Second Year Language Elective
  • MGT 4250 Organizational Behavior
  • PHL 4100 Philosophy of American Enterprise

Second Semester

  • FIN 4010 International Finance
  • FIN 4850 Corporate Financing Decisions & Valuation
  • 3000/4000 Civic Literacy Elective
  • MGT 4800 Strategic Planning
  • PHL 3100 Ethics

First Semester

  • 3000/4000 PSY, or SOC Elective
  • ACC 2410 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • HIS 2100 Foundations of the Modern World I
  • MTH 2310 Statistics I
  • PSC 2010 Introduction to American Government

Second Semester

  • FIN 2600 Financial Institutions & Simulation
  • ACC 2415 Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting
  • HIS 2150 Foundations of the Modern World II
  • MTH Elective
  • NSC 2100 Environmental Science

First Semester

  • FIN 3210 Financial Management
  • FIN 3750 Capital Markets & Analysis
  • 3000/4000 NSC, or MTH Elective
  • 3000/4000 HUM Elective
  • LAW 3000 Business Law

Second Semester

  • FIN 3600 Real Estate Finance & Analysis
  • FIN 3760 Applied Financial Analysis & Portfolio Mgt
  • 3000/4000 Business Elective
  • 3000/4000 Elective
  • ECN 3000 International Trade
  • FDN 3100 Career Development

First Semester

  • FIN 4100 Chartered Financial Analyst Topics, or FIN 4150 Certified Financial Planner Topics
  • FIN 4550 Corporate Investment Decisions
  • ENG 4010 Communication & Interpersonal Rel., or Advanced Studies in English, or Second Year Language Elective
  • MGT 4250 Organizational Behavior
  • PHL 4100 Philosophy of American Enterprise

Second Semester

  • FIN 4010 International Finance
  • FIN 4850 Corporate Financing Decisions & Valuation
  • 3000/4000 Civic Literacy Elective
  • MGT 4800 Strategic Planning
  • PHL 3100 Ethics

Northwood University is devoted to continuous improvement of all programs and reserves the right to revise all curriculum guides or academic programs.

Entry Requirements

In order to complete the Admissions Process candidates desirous of seeking admission will need to:

  • Complete online application form
  • Provide official high school transcripts
  • Provide six passport size photographs
  • Provide passport copies
  • Provide official post-secondary transcripts if they desire to receive transfer credit

International or domestic candidates needing a Student Visa will need to provide additional information

How to apply

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Rankings

At Northwood University we understand investments. That is why we offer a business education that has received national recognition as a "Best Value Business School" with Excellent Return on Investment

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