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Career Opportunities with this Major

Our finance program will prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities. Finance occupations generally involve gathering financial information, analyzing information, and making recommendations. Finance professionals work with individuals as financial planners, with large and small businesses as financial analysts and decision makers, and with financial services firms in providing services to individuals and businesses.

Our graduates have the tools to excel in the workplace and have the potential for quick advancement. Our programs prepares you to work in diverse employment situations or initiate entrepreneurial ventures. Our graduates go on to positions in a wide variety of businesses, including banking securities, real estate, insurance, manufacturing, services, and local and federal government. 

Other positions for finance graduates include:

  • corporate finance
  • equity research and sales
  • credit analyst
  • debt and structured finance
  • wealth and asset management
  • financial and cost control
  • risk management
  • operations, product control, and support functions
  • compliance and regulation
  • treasury management
  • personal financial advisor
  • business valuation
  • commercial and investment banking

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has more information on careers in analyzing finances, banking, investments, and financial services.

Get more information from Financial Management Association, Financial Executives International, and Careers in Finance.

Certification information can be found at CFP Board of Standards, CFA Institute, and Association for Financial Professionals.
Department of Finance, Risk Management, and Insurance
Whitinger Business Building, room 301
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-5200
Fax: 765-285-4314
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