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B.S. in Financial Management

Secure the Financial Health of Individuals & Organizations. Explore Regent’s Bachelor of Science in Financial Management.

Combine your passion for business and finance to help build a robust economic future. Regent’s Bachelor of Science in Financial Management teaches you how to analyze and measure an organization’s financial performance to ensure growing revenues and a sustainable fiscal future. You will study theories, concepts and practices of corporate finance, banking, risk management, and performance measurements. You’ll also develop critical analytical skills in accounting, financial strategy, portfolio management, international business, and more.

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May 6, 2024
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BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your stewardship in managing financial practices on Christian principles and values.

ADVANCE YOUR SKILLS & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES with a financial management degree

Gain practical and theoretical training in financial decision-making and thrive competitively in finance, investments and portfolio management, financial institutions and banking, and global finance. 

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be taught by distinguished faculty in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with extensive business and leadership experience.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for four years (2019, 2020, 2022 and 2023). Our programs have also ranked as the #1 Best Online Bachelor's Programs in Virginia 11 years in a row (2013-2023).

Please complete the Request Information form on this page to learn more about this program.

On completing the Bachelor of Science in Financial Management degree, you can:

  • Understand legal and global issues that impact an organization’s financial position.
  • Explain changes in financial markets domestically and internationally.
  • Develop strategies and plans for long-term financial goals.
  • Implement corporate finance policies and influence capital structures.

Career Opportunities

  • Financial Analyst
  • Long-range Planner
  • Venture Capitalist
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Consultant
Provides a comprehensive presentation of financial accounting principles and practices. Emphasis is placed on the preparation of financial statements, the basic framework and contents of these reports, and the preparation process.
Managerial decisions on prices, resource allocation, capital investment, and the functional areas of a business (marketing, production, purchasing, and finance) that work interdependently to achieve profit. Prerequisite: ACCT 205.
Examines how accounting information systems function in today’s business environment. The course design emphasizes the internal control features necessary to produce accurate and reliable accounting data as well as the steps necessary to properly record, summarize and report accounting information in both manual and computerized systems. Prerequisite: ACCT 211.
The capture and analysis of data to advance business interests; concepts and processes to apply data solutions to business problems; various tools and statistical models; case studies related to data-driven business decisions. Prerequisite: MATH 211.
Explores the financial function of the commercial enterprise including topics on working capital management, procurement of resources from financial markets, and financial decision making in the firm. Prerequisite: ECON 120 or ECON 260.
Examines statistical theories, principles and concepts associated with business operations and processes. The course utilizes statistical methods and techniques to develop, implement and analyze business decisions designed to improve efficiency and productivity. Prerequisite: MATH 102, 201, 211 or equivalent.
Examines the current and emerging legal principles that impact business transactions, topics include contracts, business organizations and structure, sale of goods, commercial paper, personal and real estate property, intellectual property and international business law.
Examines the process of selecting, designing, implementing and evaluating technology to meet mission critical requirements while maintaining competitive advantages, increase efficiency and minimizing costs.
Focuses on international exchange, global financial management and international trade within the operation of a multinational firm. The course addresses the complex financial decisions to be made regarding financing, investment, risk management, cost of capital and return on investment when competing globally.
Surveys the opportunities and challenges associated with planning, conducting and implementing international business transactions in the international marketplace. Prerequisite: BUSN 240.
Study of strategy development and deployment in the business enterprise and examines the overarching application of the role of a biblical worldview in the business enterprise. Prerequisites: ACCT 205, BUSN 240, and BUSN 320.
An overview of the principles behind financial planning and the financial planning process for individuals. Topics include retirement planning, time value of money, personal financial statements, budgeting, emergency fund planning, credit and debt management, educational funding, financial planning for special circumstances, tax and estate planning, and other subjects.
Studies the theories, concepts and practices of corporate finance including the topics of valuation, risk management, profits, performance measurements, assessing and implementing financing decisions, as well as designing and implementing corporate finance policies and influencing capital structures. Prerequisite: BUSN 320.
This course examines institutional and individualized portfolio management. Course covers principles for managing financial assets which would apply to managing corporate pension funds, bank-administered trusts, and other institutional funds. Students will learn how to determine appropriate investment objectives, develop portfolio strategies, estimate risk-return expectations, and evaluation of investment performance. Prerequisite: FINA 345.
This course advances the study of Business Finance to consider more sophisticated investment and financing options of the firm. Using case studies, students will develop decision-making skills involving investment decisions in uncertain times, the cost of capital, capital structure, the pricing of selected financial instruments, and dividend policy. Prerequisite: FINA 350.
This course gives an overview of the role of financial institutions. Topics include banking, capital structure, distribution policy, financial intermediation, projecting exchange rates, monetary policy and fiscal policy, risk exposure and remediation, financing in imperfect markets, international debt, government regulations and other selected topics. Prerequisite: FINA 345.
This course focuses on corporate finance theory in order to analyze issues affecting corporate financial practices. The course considers the strategic impact of using various debt and equity financing methods, and discusses tools for financial analysis. Topics covered include Business valuation techniques, corporate mergers, and ratio analysis dividend policy. Prerequisite: FINA 345.
The course considers various investment opportunities and associated risks available to corporations and individual high-net-worth investors. The course considers risk management through various insurance tools and insurance plans. An approach to managing risk along with the development of a risk management framework will be discussed. Prerequisites: FINA 360, FINA 370.

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

Submit your unofficial high school or college transcripts to regent.edu/items.

Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email requesting authorization for Regent University to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution. International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES, AACRAO or NAFSA approved agency.

Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please submit a scanned copy or photograph of it to regent.edu/items.

Step 4: Submit Your FAFSA

Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov Regent's school code is 030913.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu should you have any further questions about the application process.

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Rate Per Year
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,97512 - 18$19,950
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$665Under 12$7,980
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$665Over 18$11,970
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$665N/A$1,995+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)

Housing Fees » | Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Rate Per Year
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,49312 - 18$18,986
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$630Under 12$7,560
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$630Over 18$11,340
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$630N/A$1,890+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)

Housing Fees » | Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

“Regent's program resonated with me because it's about servant leadership and mentoring and coaching. That is so important. At the end of the day, it's about the legacy you leave behind.”

Kelly Tanner, DSL, 2017 Dental Hygienist

“God is setting up students with an incredible program at Regent, under the guidance of outstanding professors. I was confident that I would be able to do great things with my degree, but now as I begin to read the qualifications of jobs in my field, they match what I’ve learned perfectly. I believe I can do just about anything with my Regent degree.”

Terri Hannibal, DSL '22

“Through my Regent MBA, I got to see things at different levels. I had a few employees and a small organization, as compared to some of the case studies we had dealing with multinational corporations. That was exciting to me and a really good learning experience.”

Jason Crowther, MBA, 2015 Dean of Enrollment at Grace College of Divinity

“Regent provided a very hands-on experience that I could implement in my life right away. You can’t come out of this program without becoming a better leader. It proves itself of worth and value time and again.”

Cynthia Arocho, M.A., 2012