School of Business and Economics
School of Business and Economics
The Associates of Banking and Finance program objective is to prepare students to think critically and finding new ways to improve the industry. Students learn to communicate effectively on all levels and acquire leadership skills in the banking industry to become an initiator of change by making complex and difficult decisions using modern finance, marketing and management analysis methods. The Associates of Banking and Finance program is offered online via distance learning. After evaluating both academic record and life experience, AIU staff working in conjunction with Faculty and Academic Advisors will assist students in setting up a custom-made program, designed on an individual basis. This flexibility to meet student needs is seldom found in other distance learning programs. Our online program does not require all students to take the same subjects/courses, use the same books, or learning materials. Instead, the online Associates of Banking and Finance curriculum is designed individually by the student and academic advisor. It specifically addresses strengths and weaknesses with respect to market opportunities in the student’s major and intended field of work. Understanding that industry and geographic factors should influence the content of the curriculum instead of a standardized one-fits-all design is the hallmark of AIU’s unique approach to adult education. This philosophy addresses the dynamic and constantly changing environment of working professionals by helping adult students in reaching their professional and personal goals within the scope of the degree program.
Important: Below is an example of the topics or areas you may develop and work on during your studies. By no means is it a complete or required list as AIU programs do not follow a standardized curriculum. It is meant solely as a reference point and example. Want to learn more about the curriculum design at AIU? (Course and Curriculum)
Futures and Options Markets
Commercial Banking and Finance
Personal Financial Planning
Money Market Operations
International Banking and Finance
Monetary Theory and Policy
Communication & Investigation (Comprehensive Resume)
Organization Theory (Portfolio)
Experiential Learning (Autobiography)
Seminar Administrative Development (Book Summary)
Seminar Cultural Development (Practical Experience)
Seminar International Development (Publications)
Associates Thesis Project
MBM300 Thesis Proposal
MBM302 Associates Thesis (5,000 words)
Publication: Each Associates of Banking and Finance graduate is encouraged to publish their research papers either online in the public domain or through professional journals and periodicals worldwide.
The banking, credit and finance field encompasses the storing and protecting of money, the creating and maintaining of wealth, and the receiving, distributing and overall managing of money that is crucial to the success of every business. Very broad areas, banking, credit and finance professionals can be found in every industry helping businesses as well as individuals. People entering these fields have to be knowledgeable of methods of deposit and withdrawals, loans, interest rates, budgets and financing, stocks, bonds, credits, investments, monetary systems, and financial institutions.
We understand how busy adults do not have time to go back to school. Now, it’s possible to earn your degree in the comfort of your own home and still have time for yourself and your family. The Admissions office is here to help you, for additional information or to see if you qualify for admissions please contact us. If you are ready to apply please submit your Online Application and paste your resume and any additional comments/questions in the area provided.
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