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Why study finance online through OSU?

Broadly speaking, finance is the management of money and includes activities such as investing, lending, and budgeting.  In a corporate setting, finance functions include managing cash, evaluating corporate investing, and raising money.  In banking, finance functions include helping firms and households raise cash, as well as managing cash and investments.  Finance is also involved on a personal level through the management of wealth and investments for individuals. 

Format

The Spears School of Business offers online programs as an alternative way to earn a degree. We believe that students should have access to high-quality, affordable education, regardless of their schedule or location. Online courses are available 24/7, and are designed with multimedia content and virtual activities to promote student collaboration.

 

Career Path

A finance degree provides the skills necessary for students to pursue career opportunities in:

  • Financial analyst
  • Corporate finance
  • Commercial banking
  • Portfolio and wealth management
  • Investment banking
  • Real estate portfolio management
  • Investment advising
  • Energy finance

Admissions

Prospective online undergrad students apply through the application portal. Completing the application accurately and taking time to answer the essay questions will maximize your opportunities at OSU. The online application also serves as your application for eligible scholarships at OSU.

 

If you have questions about the application process call the OSU Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 405-744-5358. We will help guide you through the process if something is confusing or unclear. 

 

Cost

OSU offers undergrad online degree programs at a block rate tuition structure which means students taking 12-18 hours will be charged the same block rate whether they take 12 to 18 hours in a semester. This helps students shorten the time to earn their degrees and assists with financial budgeting. Additionally, OSU accepts transfer credit and all undergraduate students are eligible for scholarships awarded through the university and college. Cost estimates below are calculated based on 2021-2022 rates. Additional cost details and OSU’s tuition and fee estimator are available on the Bursar website.

2021-2022 Estimated Cost
  Resident Non-Resident
Total cost per credit hour $432.40 $949.75
Total cost per 3-credit hour course $1,297.20 $2,849.25
Semester Block Rate Tuition and Fees based on 15 hours $6,486.00 $14,246.25

* This is only an estimate of cost, based on currently approved 2021-2022 rates. Cost estimates do not include textbooks, exams, or course expenses, nor do they factor in individual transfer credits or scholarship information. Cost will vary if not enrolled in a fully online degree program. Active-duty military may qualify for resident tuition rate. Tuition and fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Full disclaimer

 

 

Scholarships and Financial Aid 

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