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Financial Services

Technical Diploma
School of Business
Downtown Milwaukee and West Allis campuses
Also offered entirely online
Program Code: 31-114-3

For Information:
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC
West Allis Campus, 414-456-5500

Overview — Students in this program learn accounting and financial principles for employment in banks, credit unions, insurance and consumer finance companies, and finance departments. The program equips students with specialized skills, knowledge and core competencies desired for entry-level positions within the industry.


Online Option — This program may be taken on campus or entirely online; on campus testing and meetings may be required.

Added Career Value — You are well on your way toward earning the Banking and Financial Services associate degree after you complete this diploma program. All courses in the Financial Services technical diploma curriculum count toward the associate degree. Ask your program advisor for more information.

Career Outlook — This program is designed for individuals interested in pursuing careers in the financial services industry. Program graduates will have a solid foundation for a wide-range of career opportunities within the industry. Employment opportunities include credit specialist, collections specialist, insurance sales agent and loan specialist.

Program Learning Outcomes — Employers will expect program graduates to:

  • Exhibit knowledge and understanding of banking and financial transactions
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of accounting concepts
  • Apply selling skills
  • Employ problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrate appropriate application of financial tools


Preparation for Admission — The following are required for admission to the program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment

Possible Careers:
Collections Specialist
Credit Specialist
Customer Service Representative
Insurance Sales Agent
Loan Specialist
Sales Assistant

Related Programs:
Banking and Financial Services
Business Management
Entrepreneurship
Marketing Management

 

Start Dates: August/January

 

Curriculum effective 2013-14

SIXTEEN-WEEK TERMS

Credits


 

FIN-120

Introduction to Money, Banking and Financial Markets

3


 

COMPSW-106

Introduction to MS Office

3


 

ACCTG-111

Accounting 1

      4


 

RBUS-102

Mathematics of Business

      3


 
ENG-151

Communication Skills 1 ‡

      3


 

FIN-122

Investment Principles ‡


3


 

FIN-170

Credit Management Procedures


      3
 

BADM-192

Risk Management and Insurance


3


 
MKTG-104
Selling Principles
      3

 





 

TOTAL CREDITS: 28



 

‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.


Page updated July 2013.