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Academic programs for the next generation of bankers, and opportunities for current bankers to earn credit toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree with ABA training
Many colleges and universities across the country are offering banking programs. Whether you are looking for your next employee or want to expand your career development offerings for current bankers, take a look at these university programs.
Current bank employees can develop their professional skills and earn college credit for completing approved ABA online courses and certificates. Online coursework can substantially reduce the cost of undergraduate or graduate degrees and is one way CityU is delivering on its promise of quality learning for working adults.
This Historically Black College/University (HBCU) is the oldest institution of higher learning in Austin, Texas, and it now offers ABA’s Certificate in Business and Commercial Lending. Through a partnership between ABA and Texas Capital Bancshares, Huston-Tillotson University students will hear executive guest lecturers, and receive required textbooks for free.
In partnership with ABA, the Louisiana Bankers Association and LSU, the E. J. Ourso College of Business is offering ABA’s Certificate in Business and Commercial Lending through the Department of Finance. Students will learn the philosophy of banking, financial statement analysis, real-world application and more.
Prairie View A&M University’s College of Business (COB) offers students an opportunity to earn ABA’s Certificate in Business and Commercial Lending. Students can do so by enrolling in three approved courses offered through the Department of Accounting, Finance and Management Information Systems (MIS). PVAMU was the first Historically Black College/University (HBCU) to offer this program.
Purdue’s College of Business offers a banking concentration within the finance major. Courses cover management of financial institutions, risk management for financial institutions, risk management for financial institutions, as well as financial reporting, compliance and personal selling. Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) and state banks provided a $135,000 donation over three-years to support the program.
As part of their finance major, Marquette offers an introductory course in banking to help understand the foundations and nature of banking, how banks make money, the regulatory structure, current issues in banking and overall value creation.
As San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university, National University’s global student network includes over 180,000 alumni. Bank employees can apply ABA courses towards course credit—making the path to earning a business degree faster and more affordable.
Check out a full list of College and University Degree Programs from the FDIC.
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