Learn to analyze and ensure the financial health of individuals and organizations
Finance plays a pivotal role in business decisions across all functions. A strong foundation in finance is highly valued by employers and provides excellent career options and flexibility upon graduation. St. Thomas finance courses and the degree program prepare students for careers in all areas of finance. Students gain in-depth knowledge and develop important analytical skills in the areas of corporate finance, investments and portfolio management, financial institutions and banking, and global finance. The finance degree program requires students to acquire training in the interrelated areas of accounting, economics and information technology as well.
Finance graduates find career opportunities in the interrelated areas of corporate finance, accounting, investments, security analysis, asset management, financial planning, commercial and investment banking, private equity and venture capital, real estate, insurance and risk management. Typical job titles of finance graduates include financial analyst, security analyst, equity analyst, research analyst, budget analyst, financial advisor, financial planner, financial consultant, loan officer, account specialist, treasury assistant, portfolio assistant and financial manager, among others.