Why study Finance
Often described as the “art and science of managing money,” finance is integral to almost every facet of the business enterprise globally. Financial operations are vital to the success of virtually all organizations and individuals.
A degree in Finance will prepare students to think critically and become creative problem solvers. Students will learn to collect, assess, and interpret financial data. Career interests include: Financial Analyst, Stockbroker, portfolio manager, Financial Planner, Investment Analyst, real estate and banking.
Faculty in this degree program have either a PhD or a DBA in Finance, and routinely publish their research in some of the top business academic journals. In addition, many act as consultants within the field bringing decades of real-world experience.
Faculty-led experiential opportunities provide student access to real-world connections and experiences. Experiences include: Govs Fund, a student managed investment fund, industry conferences, guest lectures from industry leaders, and networking opportunities. The College of Business provides funding and scholarship opportunities for students to participate in community events, conferences, and networking functions. Direct access to the College of Business Career Readiness Coach to help aide in advising, career preparation, and job search.
What will I learn
- Critically analyze and interpret financial data.
- Examine the functions of financial markets.
- Demonstrate the process of obtaining, spending, and investing money in the most efficient manner.