Financial Services | Western Technical College

Financial Services

Associate of Applied Science

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A career in finance may be rewarding for the person with a head for numbers and a desire to help people and organizations with their financial goals. If that describes you, take a look at our program.

Among the topics covered are economics, software applications, customer service, insurance, risk management, business law, banking, and investment principles.

Graduates of the program are prepared for careers in banking, insurance, financial planning, and investments.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Financial Services

This program will cost about $10,000* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Financial Services 2019-2020 Graduation Employment Stats

Graduates Responding2
Employed in Related Occupation2
Employed in Non-related Occupations0
Seeking Employment0
Continuing Education0
Not in Labor Market0

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Career Opportunities

Budget Analyst
Brokerage Clerk
Credit Analyst
Financial Analyst
Financial Accountant
Account Implementation Consultant
Insurance Underwriter
Credit Counselor
Loan Officer

Program Outcomes

  • Living responsibly
  • Refining professionalism
  • Cultivating passion
  • Analyze financial statements
  • Create reports
  • Analyze investments
  • Develop short and long term personal goals
  • Apply financial laws and regulations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of financial institutions
  • Create and analyze budgets
  • Evaluate and sell financial products
  • Recognize the interconnectedness of the global economy

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee
High School Transcript or GED/HSED

Program Requirements

Western Technical College uses ACCUPLACER, a computer-based, online assessment that measures your abilities in reading, sentence skills, and arithmetic. This information will be used to place you in courses that best fit your academic goals. Based on your scores, you may need to take additional general studies course(s) along with the general studies courses required for your program.

Several options for waiving the ACCUPLACER test are available; view the waivers here.

Learn more about placement tests and how they are used at Western: Placement Testing.

Transfer Agreements

Cardinal Stritch
Franklin University
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Viterbo University

Career Pathways

This program is part of a career pathway, a laddered approach to career education. It allows you to earn employer-recognized credentials that lead to job and career advancement.

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