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Nichols College

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Nichols’ Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in Finance program prepares students to be leaders in money management. The program covers the major areas of financial analysis and planning, including corporate financial analysis, capital markets and securities, investing, banking operations, and personal finance. Our instructors have real-world financing experience, and our network of finance alumni provides vital internship and employment opportunities.  

The value of a Nichols education is unmatched, thanks to our emphasis on leadership opportunities, career readiness, and higher earning potential for our graduates.  Nichols has also been awarded the title of Best College to get a Business Education by Worcester Business Journal for the fourth year in a row!

Careers in Finance

BSBA in Finance degree holders go on to pursue challenging, lucrative careers in various sectors and organizations. Career possibilities include:    

Account Analyst  


Budget Analyst  

Commercial Lender  

Credit Analyst  

Financial Examiner  

Financial Manager  

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations—which will add about 773,800 new jobs. This median annual wage for business and financial occupations was $67,710 in May 2017, and the median annual wage for financial analysts was $84,300.  

To prepare our students for the working world, Nichols offers numerous internship opportunities. Students have interned at IBM, Fidelity Investments, Cyient, the Center of Hope Foundation, and other prestigious organizations. Visit our Career Readiness center to learn more.


Accounting and Finance are complimentary majors that many of our students want to pair up. They’re also some of the most involved programs, so we’ve created a special track that makes it easy to double major in Accounting and Finance.  Current students should speak with their academic advisor to learn more.

Learn More

If you have questions about our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance, you can learn more by requesting more information or scheduling a campus visit today! We also encourage you to reach out to our Finance faculty. Their contact information can be found below.