Financial Services Professional

financial services


Financial services provides exciting careers in growing fields. It includes jobs in finance, banking, insurance and financial planning. Bethel College will equip you to be competitive for these opportunities. Bethel is committed to integrating faith and academics, providing you with an education in financial services from a Christian perspective.

Program Details


Courses in the financial services professional program include finance, accounting, business and economics. These courses will help better prepare students for exams that are necessary to work in the financial services industry. See course detail from the Academic Catalog.

The Financial Services Professional degree program integrates three internship opportunities into the curriculum, so students gain valuable real-world experience in the financial services industry while earning a degree. 

1  Financial Planning – Students work with professional financial planners to generate reports and prepare financial plans.

2  Tax Planning – Students get hands-on experience with corporate and individual tax preparation.

3  Credit Analysis – Students learn to analyze financial ratios and evaluate credit risk.

Career outlook

  • Job growth over the next 10 years in the financial services industry is expected to be significantly higher than job growth in other industries.
  • Careers in financial services include financial planners, credit analysts, financial managers, investment advisors, insurance underwriters and financial salespersons.
  • With more than 100 financial services companies in a 50-mile radius, Bethel’s location is ideal for finding a financial services internship.

About Us

The Department of Business is preparing the business leaders of tomorrow through a balanced combination of traditional business practices, technology, practical application and innovation. While students have access to current business tools and software, even greater emphasis is placed on thinking critically and analytically.

Contact Us

For more information about this major, contact Dr. Aaron Schavey. To apply to Bethel College contact the Admission office.