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Degrees in Finance

Bachelor of Science in Business Economics

The business economics major offered through the College of Business emphasizes the application of economic concepts and the use of critical analysis to the solution of economic and managerial problems. This undergraduate program is an excellent general preparation for future managerial and staff assignments in a variety of business and public organizations. The program also prepares students for graduate study in economics as well as for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. Those students who desire professional careers as business and managerial economists are advised to plan to complete one to four years of postgraduate study. [For more information...]

Bachelor of Science in Finance

The finance curriculum offers three areas of specialization to meet the varied interests of students: (1) financial management, (2) financial institutions and (3) investments. The financial management program provides the background for a career in the financial operations of business firms and public institutions. The financial institutions specialization is designed for those interested in the operations of financial intermediaries and financial markets. The investments concentration is designed for those interested in Security Analysis and Portfolio Management. Certain courses may require the purchase of additional materials. [For more information...]

Master of Business Administration

Our MBA program offers students a comprehensive education to prepare them for advancement in their respective careers.  MBA students also have the opportunity to specialize in an area of their choice.  The finance specialization delves into more specific areas of the industry such as financial institutions, investments, analysis and security valuation and international finance. [Read more details]

Doctor of Philosophy

The Doctor of Philosophy in business administration degree program is designed to prepare individuals for faculty research and teaching positions in academic institutions and for high-level administrative or staff positions in business, government, and other organizations. Candidates for the Doctor of Philosophy in business administration degree must demonstrate in-depth knowledge of business and administration and high potential to undertake significant research. [Read more details]