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Finance (B.S.)

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Program Director: P. Russel

Program Learning Outcomes
In addition to the goals and outcomes outlined by the School of Business Administration, graduates from the finance program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of domestic and global capital markets and financial institutions
  • Explain how managers make value-maximizing decisions in a corporation

Program Description
The finance major at PhilaU prepares students to become professionals with a comprehensive understanding of global financial markets and financial institutions. Our graduates are prepared with skills to tackle complex financial problems, and have the professionalism to work effectively in any environment. Students have the opportunity to network with industry professionals, participate in international competitions, manage an investment portfolio through our Student Managed Investment Fund, study abroad for a semester, and earn their iMBA degree in one additional year while preparing for the Chartered Financial Analyst Level I (CFA) exam.

Finance professionals are a vital part of businesses’ success in every industry. Our graduates have gone on to work at JP Morgan Chase, Lockheed Martin and Vanguard, just to name a few.