Careers from an Education at the American College

  • Introduction
  • Financial Planning
  • Investment Counseling
  • Insurance
  • Retirement Planning
  • Banking
  • Human Resources
  • Healthcare
  • Employee Benefits
  • Philanthropy Management
  • Executive Leadership
  • Introduction

    We have a broad network with some of the best organizations in the financial services industry, many of which are very interested in former service members who have the work ethic and soft skills they are looking for. If you are interested in breaking into this industry or are simply looking for a change, let us know…we might be able to make a connection that results in a “win-win” for you and your new employer.

  • Financial Planning

    There are many complex financial areas of our lives: income taxes, estate planning, paying for college, retirement planning, investment options, etc. You can become the person that helps individuals develop an overall financial plan and then provide the encouragement for them to have the discipline to stick to it.

     
  • Investment Counseling

    Work in a field where you are compensated for giving advice on investing in securities such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or exchange traded funds are deemed to be investment advisors. You can also manage portfolios of securities.

  • Insurance

    Some of the hottest jobs in finance are jobs in insurance. Insurance is a trillion dollar business that employs more than 3 million people in the United States alone. As the population ages and wealth grows, the demand for insurance professionals will increase dramatically.

     
  • Retirement Planning

    America is getting older and needs retirement planning experts. Over 6,000 Americans become retirement age turning 65 every single day. This group is looking for individuals that can help them with this major life milestone. Learn how to best manage the asset distribution phase and minimize risk while maximizing benefits such as Social Security.

     
  • Banking

    Commercial banks are in the business of providing banking services to individuals, small businesses, and large organizations. Jobs in banking can be exciting and offer excellent opportunities to learn about business, interact with people, and build up a clientele.

     
  • Human Resources

    Learn about the management process of an organization’s workforce. This includes the attraction, selection, training, assessment, and rewarding of employees, while also overseeing organizational leadership and culture and ensuring compliance with employment and labor laws.

  • Healthcare

    With the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act, many Americans need help understanding the law to find out what is the right path for them. Become an expert in group benefits, individual health insurance, and managed care. This is a growth industry!

     
  • Employee Benefits

    Receive a designation focused on group benefits and planning for retirement. You can become an expert in executive compensation, personnel management, managed care, and qualified retirement plans.

  • Philanthropy Management

    Learn how to help families and organizations in the context of wealth distribution, charitable strategies, and gift planning in a non-profit context.

     
  • Executive Leadership

    Use what you have learned in the military and gain an industry recognized credential in Leadership. This Master’s Program takes a year or more to complete and requires 10 advanced courses in strategy development, communications, leadership, management, law, compliance, ethics, decision-making, and interpersonal skills.