Get ahead — and make a difference
with an online personal finance degree
Do you have an interest in finance and a desire to help people thrive financially?
A Bachelor of Science in Personal Finance from UW–Madison Online can take you where you want to go.
CONSIDER A CAREER IN THE RAPIDLY GROWING FIELD OF PERSONAL FINANCE.
growth in personal finance careers
between 2018 and 20281
LEARN AT A TOP-RANKED INSTITUTION FROM A HIGH-QUALITY PROGRAM.
Getting a personal finance degree at UW–Madison Online puts you at an advantage.
among public institutions in the U.S. 2
Named a top 35 great college for personal finance
by Financial Planning magazine.3
Ranked 2nd in top colleges for financial planning
by WealthManagement.com 4
NETWORK WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS.
Examine careers in the financial services industry by meeting high-level industry experts from leading companies.
Corporate Board Members:
- Ameriprise Financial
- Associated Bank
- UW Credit Union
BUILD SKILLS THROUGH QUALITY COURSES.
Accounting, economics, statistics, investments, insurance, estate planning, retirement, employee benefits, taxes
FIND PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS AND FULFILLING WORK.
Whether you land at a big or small firm, or you take an entrepreneurial path, opportunity will come knocking after you get your personal finance degree at UW–Madison Online.
Median income for personal financial advisors 5:
You can be a:
Certified Financial Planner, Risk Manager, Financial Advisor, Portfolio Manager, Certified Credit Counselor, Accounting Manager, Business Analyst, Trust Officer and more!
UW–Madison students pass the
Certified Financial Planner exam
at a rate above the national average.
EQUIP YOURSELF TO SERVE PEOPLE—AND THE GREATER GOOD.
With an emphasis on the economic well-being of individuals and families, a personal finance degree from UW–Madison Online lets you help others achieve financial and life goals.
of family and individual financial education
- Buy a home
- Control debt
- Understand taxes & insurance
- Save for a child’s education
- Plan for retirement
Work with the
UW–Madison Center for Financial Security
nationally recognized for its focus on vulnerable populations.