BS Business Administration in Financial Planning
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Aug 24, 2020

Put Your Plans into Action with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration – Financial Planning Degree

Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Financial Planning degree combines accounting and business courses to equip you with the necessary skills for a successful career in the financial industry. In today’s society, finances are a common source of stress among people, businesses, and organizations. You can help ease this stress and secure your employment with the knowledge and experience you gain from the B.S. in Business Administration – Financial Planning degree. 

Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration – Financial Planning?

Liberty University’s online bachelor’s of business administration – financial planning degree is designed to help you stand out in the competitive business industry. Our business degrees are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). 

With our mission to Train Champions for Christ, we have designed our online financial planning degree program to help you lead in your field with integrity. In our BSBA in financial planning program, you will be taught by professors with years of field experience who teach financial planning from a biblical worldview. Because each course in the financial planning bachelor’s degree program is offered completely online, you can remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on campus.

Become Qualified to Pursue Financial Planning Certifications

Liberty’s BSBA in Financial Planning online will help you prepare to sit for the CFP and CKA certification exams. Our program provides you with courses that cover the basic skills included in these exams so you can pursue the certifications. Take a look below to see what each certification can do for you.

Certified Kingdom Advisor (CKA)

As someone pursuing a financial planning degree from Liberty University, a Christian faith-based organization, you will be qualified to sit for the CKA Program Proctored Exam upon graduation. By receiving this certification, you are ensuring that your employer and clients can have confidence that you are serving them from a financially ethical and biblical worldview.

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Our financial planning degree can prepare you to sit for your CFP exam, giving you a distinction among other financial professionals. This certification will show employers and clients that you have a well-rounded understanding of topics in finance, including budgeting, retirement planning, saving for education, managing taxes, insurance coverage, and more.

What Will You Learn in the B.S. in Business Administration – Financial Planning Degree Program?

Choosing to specialize your business degree in financial planning can help you gain an essential higher-level understanding of the field. Your classes will dive into the application of various financial, analytical, and decision-making methods used by financial managers through demonstration and practical applications. Our undergraduate financial planning specialization can help prepare you for a successful career or future graduate studies.

Our B.S. in Business Administration serves as an excellent stepping stone toward earning either a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or a Master of Arts in Executive Leadership, both of which are offered online through Liberty.

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Military Benefits for Our Online Degree in Financial Planning

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates, and no set login times
  • Potential college credit for military training

Potential Careers with a BSBA Degree in Financial Planning

  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial analyst
  • Investment banker
  • Management consultant
  • Personal financial planner

Highlights of Our Online Bachelor’s in Business Administration – Financial Planning Degree

  • Liberty is ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility by — and ranked as the #2 online school in America by Earning your online BSBA in Financial Planning degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition will set you apart from others in your field.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 5 years – and counting.

  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

  • Students enrolled in our online B.S. in Business Administration – Financial Planning program can access a wide variety of resources through Liberty’s research portal.

  • This program is ACBSP accredited.
  • Students are able to earn additional credit through relevant life experience.
  • This program is offered in an 8-week course format, with 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times!

Admission Requirements for Online Bachelor’s Degrees

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.