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Finance degrees are an excellent choice for students who want to understand how the world economy functions and the secrets behind money, investments, and financial independence. Finance is analyzing the growth and movement of money, the value of money, and return on investments. It is about planning and understanding how economic systems work.

Earn an Associate of Science (A.S.) degree at Motlow. This set of courses is a Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP). TTPs enable you to complete your degree at Motlow and transfer to any Tennessee public university, and several Tennessee private universities, to complete your bachelor’s degree.

Studying finance can prepare you not only for careers in the financial services sector, but also for tasks in your everyday life. Students considering studying finance can take many different routes. An A.S. degree in Finance can prepare you to work in corporate and government financial management, banking, and financial planning.

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Have you chosen a major? Is there a program of study that inspires you? Do you have your heart set on a particular degree? Motlow is here to help you find your future and craft a great career.

Start by choosing the credentials you want. Motlow offers:

  • Short-term certifications,
  • One-year diplomas,
  • 2-year associates degrees,
  • Associates degrees with embedded micro-credentials, and
  • Pathways to numerous bachelor degrees with majors in hundreds of programs. We have many additional articulation agreements with universities that allow you to easily transfer or even enroll simultaneously at Motlow and another institution
  • We have articulation agreements with universities that allow you to easily transfer or even enroll simultaneously at Motlow and another institution.

Use our program finder to explore all of the possibilities. Visit our transfer & articulations page to learn more about our partnerships with other universities. Explore your interests and aptitudes with our free YouScience tool.

Meet with one of our admissions counselors. Enroll and get assigned your very own completion coach.

The time is right. Call us today. It’s never been easier to find a scholarship and apply for aid to help pay for college. Our mission is your success, and we want to make exploring Motlow simple & free.

With an A.S. degree, bookkeepers can make up to $51k per year.

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Career Opportunities After Earning a Bachelor’s Degree

With an A.S. degree, you can work assisting certified public accountants, financial advisors, and other finance professionals as:

  • Bookkeeper ($31-51k/year)
  • Financial Clerk ($25-47k/year)
  • Accounting Clerk ($30-47k/year)
  • Account Resolution Specialist ($27-37k/year)

Finance is strategic— anticipating what happens when money is invested. In today’s world economy everybody depends on financial strategies and principles. From small start-ups to large corporations, from corner shops to international supermarket chains, from law firms to insurance companies — they all need finance and are willing to pay top dollar for experts in this field.

As a finance student you will explore all sorts of courses and principles that will help you to:

  • Understand that money has a way of making every decision emotional
  • Understand the difference between assets (which put money into your pocket) and liabilities (which take money out of your pocket)
  • Learn how to save money and have separate budgets for emergencies, children’s education, travelling, retirement, etc.
  • Learn what to invest in and how to invest

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