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Fast Facts for Financial Specialists in Connecticut

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hartford and Waterbury
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Norwich and New Haven
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Hartford and New Haven

Salaries for Financial Specialists in Connecticut

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New Haven and Hartford

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Programs
  • BBA, Financial Services
  • BBA, Accounting
  • BBA, General Business
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs in 2015 by the U.S. News & World Report.
  • Admits students throughout the year with quarterly start dates in January, April, July, and September.
  • Provides faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments.
  • Offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business, design, health, plus certificate programs in practical nurse, medical assistant, and more.
  • Preparing students for professional and personal success since 1931.
  • $64 million in grants and scholarships provided during the 2015-2016 award year.
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Programs
  • BSFIN - General Finance
  • MS in Finance
  • BSFIN - Accelerated MS Finance
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • B.S. in Finance and Economics
  • M.B.A.: Finance
  • B.S. in Accounting
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
  • College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Rich 25-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs, including an RN to BSN program & master's in nursing degrees.
  • College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
  • Does something else interest you? GCU also offers programs in Doctoral Studies; Theology; Science, Engineering & Technology; and Fine Arts & Production. Speak with an enrollment counselor today!
Programs
  • MBA - Finance
  • MBA - Accounting
  • MBA - General
  • Ranked #20 in the Top Public Schools in 2015 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Ranked among the Top 50 Schools for Entrepreneurship Programs in 2014 by The Princeton Review.
  • Ranked among America’s Top Colleges in 2013 by Forbes.
  • Offers over 90 undergraduate majors across 10 colleges, with numerous programs ranked among the top programs by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Has famous alumni such as Sergey Brin the co-founder of Google, Kevin Blank the Founder of Under Armour Athletic Gear, and more.
Programs
  • B.S. in Finance / Corporate Finance
  • Certificate: Finance
  • B.S. in Finance
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • MBA - Finance/Accounting
  • MBA - General

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Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.


Programs
  • BA Finance
  • MBA - Finance
  • MA Accountancy - Audit
  • Become the leader you know you can be @ Ashford University
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Programs
  • Master in Finance
  • Master - Professional Accounting
  • Graduate Specialization - Accounting
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
  • Affordable tuition, guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled
  • Accelerated eight-week terms
  • Classes start every month
Programs
  • Business Administration - Finance (BS) (Online)
  • Business Administration - Accounting (BS) (Online)
  • Business Administration (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
Programs
  • MHA: Finance
  • BS in Business - Finance
  • DBA: Finance
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.

More Connecticut Financial Specialist Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Enfield
Associate
1,792
Hartford
Associate
3,726
New Britain
Doctorate
12,106
Fairfield
Masters
5,024
Bridgeport
Associate
4,475
Manchester
Associate
6,484
Middletown
Associate
2,623
New London
Bachelor
894
Waterbury
Associate
5,966
Winsted
Associate
1,632
Norwalk
Associate
6,231
Danielson
Associate
1,846
Hamden
Doctorate & First Professional
7,216
Hartford
Masters
730
Fairfield
Doctorate
5,801
West Hartford
Masters
1,773
New Haven
Doctorate
11,930
Norwich
Associate
3,858
Farmington
Associate
3,836
New London
Bachelor
963
Bridgeport
Doctorate & First Professional
4,752
Storrs
Doctorate & First Professional
23,692
West Hartford
Doctorate
7,290
West Haven
Doctorate
4,774
Danbury
Doctorate
6,211
New Haven
Doctorate
11,454

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Financial Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Connecticut. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Financial Specialists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Financial Specialists relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bridgeport 330 $80,070
Stamford 330 $80,070
Norwalk 330 $80,070
Danbury 50 $62,790
Hartford 430 $74,110
West Hartford 430 $74,110
East Hartford 430 $74,110
New Haven 130 $75,110

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