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Finance Associate of Science Degree
Finance Certificate
Finance ASFinance Certificate
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Associate’s degree accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs​ for meeting the rigorous educational standards established by the ACBSP.​​

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The mission of the Business Department at Saint Paul College is to sustain the College mission by providing quality, lifelong business education supported by technology for a diverse, metropolita​n student population.​​


​Graduates of the Finance AS Degree program will be prepared to transfer to another college or university to complete a bachelors program.

Graduates of the Finance Certificate program will be able to help prepare spreadsheet analysis, database entries and provide other application software support. This program is a targeted at accounting and business students who have an interest in finance and would like to add a certificate in finance to their resume to enhance their career path and potential. ​

  • ​Financial institutions
  • Private business and industry
  • Public accounting firms 
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Finance generally deals with the area of making financial decisions for companies and organizations. The Finance Associate of Science (AS) Degree is designed for students to continue their education in finance towards a bachelor’s degree at four year institutions, planning to major in finance or accounting. ​This associate degree program prepares students for finance responsibilities. Students learn about the functions of business, including accounting, management, marketing, and human resources. Students study a broad background of finance, business and liberal arts subjects that prepare them for entry-level positions in finance. ​

The Finance Certificate program is designed for students who have a desire to learn or enhance specific finance skills. These skills include summarizing and analyzing specific financial data, personal finance and money and banking. The graduate will help prepare spreadsheet analysis, database entries and provide other application software support.

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Hybrid, online and traditional in-class courses on Saint Paul College campus, St. Paul, MN​

​Saint Paul College has transfer articulation agreements between the following program and post-secondary institutions for the baccalaureate degree programs listed below. 

For more information please go to ​www.saintpaul.edu/Transfer.​​

Finance AS Degree 

  • BA Individualized Studies, Metropolitan State University
  • Skills, knowledge, and abilities in core business functions
  • Basic functions of accounting, management, marketing, and human resources  
  • The ethics that impact the business environment 
  • Summarizing and analyzing specific financial data
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