Financial Services/Accounting

Finance Industry Careers:
Investment Management
Students concentrating in investment management will increase their focus on equity and fixed income security analysis from the perspective of the investor.  They will also develop deeper awareness of portfolio management and risk assessment techniques.  Concentrators who choose this pathway will be well-suited for the following entry-level positions: equity securities analyst, fixed income/credit risk analyst, junior trader, junior portfolio manager, investment management operations analyst.
Banking
Students concentrating in banking will become familiar with lending and securities underwriting processes, as well as the sales and trading functions performed by financial intermediaries.  They will also gain knowledge of concepts related to the emerging field of decentralized finance and other developments related to financial technology (i.e., Fintech).  Concentrators who choose this pathway will be well-suited for the following entry-level positions: financial analyst, research analyst, capital market analyst, loan officer, commercial lender, mortgage lender, investment banking analyst, risk analyst, Fintech analyst.
Corporate Finance
Students concentrating in corporate finance will learn various valuation models and their practical applications in relation to the capital structure of the firm.  They will also become familiar with the various ways corporations access the global capital markets to raise funds.  Students will gain knowledge in currency and interest rate hedging techniques as well as the macroeconomic factors that influence prices in these markets.  Concentrators who choose this pathway will be well-suited for the following entry-level positions: corporate development analyst, business development analyst, treasury analyst, hedging analyst, tax analyst, transfer pricing analyst.

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