Banking and Finance


The Banking and Finance Technology Program is a technical program designed to help present and prospective banking and finance students and employees prepare for and take advantage of the various career opportunities available to them in the progressive field of financial services. The program provides an introduction and an overview of the financial services industry and the opportunities for the student or employee to develop basic financial knowledge and abilities, along with the required competencies and social skills necessary for employment and advancement in the field of finance.

Requirements for Graduation

The Associate of Applied Science Degree is awarded upon successful completion of 66 semester credit hours of course work and OPAC certification testing.

Employment Opportunities

Qualified bank personnel should experience excellent and consistent employment opportunities in the next decade due to banking and finance being the vital operational components of all businesses and industries. Employment trends in bank management, computerized bank operations, loan processing, financial counseling, and financial management are the most recognized opportunities in the banking field. Management skills, confidentiality, and strong character are a “must” for job prospects. Students will find the Banking and Finance Technology Program a reliable and thorough training ground for employment in the financial services industry.

Courses Are Offered At These Locations

Jackson ATC

Courses for this program are also offered online


You can expect to take courses covering topics on Consumer Lending, Business Policy, and Principles of Banking. For a complete list of courses, please see our college catalog.


Jackson ATC
Dr. Sharon Hudson
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