Why ODU for Finance?

To succeed in today's business environment, you'll need a combination of skills. Learn those skills through ODU's online BSBA major in finance. You'll gain knowledge in business fundamentals as well as:

  • Financial management
  • Financial decision-making
  • Investments
  • Portfolio management
  • Banking
  • International financial management

When you graduate, you will earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Finance. You'll be able to join a competitive marketplace with research skills focusing on regional, national and global economics.

Interested in earning an MBA or MPA?
You could get a head start by earning graduate credits while you complete your ODU bachelor’s degree. Check out our MBA Early Entry program or MPA Early Start program for details.

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Ranked #32 (tie)

Best Online Bachelor's in Business Programs, 2023
U.S. News & World Report

Ranked #1

Best Online Finance & Financial Management School in Virginia
and #14 nationwide, 2021 - CollegeFactual.com

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Get Guaranteed Admission at Old Dominion University

We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. The Guaranteed Admission Agreement is intended to ease the transfer process between the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and Old Dominion University (ODU).

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Required Courses

​To earn a bachelor's degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. Our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Finance requires 120 total credit hours.

Talk with our enrollment team to determine if you have credits that will transfer. The curriculum sheet can serve as a guide for planning your course of study.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$374 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-State Students$407 per credit hour

Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

These tuition rates are effective Summer 2022 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

Top Job Titles

The most common job titles reported by our BSBA major in finance alumni are:

  • Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • President
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Staff Accountant
  • Sales Manager

Careers in Finance

A finance education can help you in a variety of business careers, including entrepreneurship.

Note: earning a degree from ODU does not guarantee employment in the positions listed above. Explore more career information on our Career Coach website.

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How to Apply

This bachelor's program is available entirely online. If you’ve never taken college classes before, you'll apply to ODU as a freshman. We have enrollment coordinators to help you through the admissions process.

You will need to be accepted to ODU as a degree-seeking undergraduate student and apply to the BSBA program in the Strome College of Business.

Get Guaranteed Admission to ODU

ODU has partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. 

Learn more about Guaranteed Admission to ODU.

Meet Your Team

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.

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