We are driven to guide you—the next generation of business leaders—to obtain a firm grip on financial markets’ mechanics and risks. Our department offers two distinct career paths, either of which will outfit you with critical skills and real-world experience to excel in our increasingly complex global market.
Relevant, In-Demand Degrees
We offer two distinct degrees that each offer a leading curriculum paired with hands-on learning.
- Our finance major prepares you for in-demand roles with a command of business finance, financial planning and investments, and financial analysis.
- Our risk management and insurance major prepares you to help businesses and individuals manage risk against major loss.
If you’re pursuing another major, consider one of our related minors:
The International Insurance Society named Ball State’s risk management and insurance program among the world’s top 20 Global Centers of Insurance Excellence (GCIE). The designation recognizes outstanding risk management and insurance programs that promote insurance knowledge and research.
Real-World Learning is Our Distinction
Research and experiential learning fuel classroom instruction in state-of-the-art spaces, including the Center for Actuarial Science and Risk Management. Learn more about our program’s focus on hands-on experiences paired with professional connections that give you a competitive edge: