Are you fascinated by the legends surrounding Warren Buffett, George Soros, John Bogle, and John Morgan? Do the terms "hedge" and "spider" have more meanings to you than one? Are you interested in discovering what causes the price of a company's stock to fluctuate? Do you want to acquire the tools to build a successful career? Your curiosity and interest in these topics will pay off in Ball State's Department of Finance and Insurance.
Find out what you can do with a degree in finance or risk management and insurance.
At Ball State, you'll develop close interactions with your instructors and benefit from hands-on experience with real-life businesses. You'll hone your analytic, conceptual, and decision-making skills in small classes led by our expert faculty who are ranked among the best by an independent study.
You can major in finance or risk management and insurance or choose one of several minors.
At Ball State, you will have special learning opportunities. As a finance major, you can manage real money before you graduate. If you study risk management and insurance, you can earn professional certification before graduation. Or you can join the Business Fellows projects and work with an interdisciplinary team to solve real-world problems.
The Department of Finance and Insurance is part of the Miller College of Business with more than a dozen undergraduate majors, three graduate programs, two associate degree programs, and 10 minors.
In addition to top-notch instruction, we have great facilities and technology on a vibrant campus in Muncie, Indiana. We offer a supportive environment and living-learning communities for freshmen.