Major: Finance

What colleges offer a Major in Finance?

A career in finance requires strong analytical and interpersonal skills. You can work with individuals, companies, or government agencies to analyze their financial position and offer sound investment strategies. 

As a finance major, you’ll learn how to solve problems, manage projects, and make informed decisions using mathematical concepts and analytical tools. Because you’ll have the skills to monitor and analyze the economy, financial markets, and banks, you’ll help your future employer or clients make strategic investments. Your undergraduate studies will give you foundational skills to effectively communicate and lay out plans for long-term financial growth.

What does a Finance major study? 

  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Financial Policy    
  • International Finance    
  • Investment Banking

What can I do with a Finance degree?

Your degree prepares you to handle diverse financial issues and goals. Your ability to communicate, troubleshoot, and forecast are marketable and transferable skills you can apply to jobs like the following:

Specializations for a Finance major:

  • Asset Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Management Consulting
  • Real Estate

What are the requirements for a Finance degree? 

Take into account your required credit hours. Meet with your advisor to discuss your planned coursework. That will ensure you’re on track with the requirements for your Finance degree.



Finance Career Cluster

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