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New York College Athens
Athens, Greece
4 Years

Program Description

Why to choose this program:

- Flexibility

- Online courses - the option to take the courses online if working.

- General Education - to broaden your knowledge horizons.

- Many concentrations to choose from

- Options - during the first two years, the student is taking various courses in various concentrations as well as the general education courses. This allows him/her to choose the final concentration after the first two years (not from the beginning) with the option to change during his/her studies.

Contact us for the tuition fee of the program.

Entry Requirements

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High School Diploma (or equivalent)
English Level
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Personal Statement - Motivation Letter
Lyceum Third Grade Report - First Term
Certified Copy of the High School Diploma (or equivalent)
Academic Reference Letter (1st)
Academic Reference Letter (2nd)

Information about requirements:

  • Official transcripts of all college work, including non-credit course work, if any, and for transfer students.
  • Please write an application essay (250-300 words) regarding how a college education will change your life.

Other accepted English qualifications and information:

  • TOEFL score of 197 (computer based test)
  • a recognized equivalent
  • All non-native English speakers who do not possess any of the above-mentioned certificates, will be required to take an English language placement test, which is offered at NYC free of charge.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Prove financial knowledge with broader business fundamentals including understanding of management science, economics, accounting, computing and information systems, organizational behavior, business law and ethics;
  • Have a foundation in science and liberal studies as delivered through the General Education program;
  • Apply the subject matter critically and analytically in real situations;
  • Comprehend the political, social, legal, regulatory, environmental and technological impacts on organizations;
  • Provide and analyse financial information for a variety of decision-making purposes.
  • Show understanding of the operation and design of financial systems, risks, financial instruments.
  • Understand the role, functions and environment of financial services in an international context.
  • Pursue postgraduate studies or professional qualifications in the field of finance.

Program Skills Outcomes

  • advanced skills in the corporate finance field, e.g., planning, deciding and controlling corporate investment projects.
  • excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • demonstrate analytical and critical-thinking skills necessary to make sound business and personal decisions;
  • numeric and quantitative skills including data analysis, interpretation and extrapolation;
  • effective use of communication and information technology for business applications;
  • effective self-management in terms of time, planning and behavior, motivation, self-starting, individual initiative and enterprise;
  • self-awareness, openness and sensitivity to diversity in terms of people, cultures, business.


General Education

Composition I

Composition II

College Algebra (required)

US History course

Computer Applications I

New York College Concentration

Statistics for Business (prereq. College Algebra)

Greek Business and Labour Law

Principles of Marketing

Principles of Management

Intro. Microeconomics

Intro. Macroeconomics

Financial Accounting

Managerial Accounting

Economics of the European Union

Introduction to Sociology

Social & Economic Development (pre-req. Intro to Soc)

Management Information Systems (formerly ESC)

Empire State College Concentration

Ethics for a Global Economy

Risk Management (pre-req. Corp Fin)

Cost Accounting (pre-req. Corp Fin)

International Finance (pre-req. Corp Fin)

Investing (pre-req. Corp Fin)

Econometrics (pre-req. Statistics)

Legal Environment of Business (if not taking Gr. Business & Labor Law)


The Finance major is designed to equip students for careers in the:

  • investment
  • finance
  • banking and corporate financial services industries

Our Finance graduates are much in demand both within the Finance profession and also in other areas of business. There are a number of professional Finance bodies which offer further training to our graduates and this leads to careers in:

  • Audit
  • Business
  • Management
  • the Public Sector and Taxation

Finance graduates have also a good record of moving up the hierarchy and achieving high positions within an organization, which is not necessarily in the Department of Finance.


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