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Prospective Students – Why You Should Major in Finance

Are you interested in:

  • finance students working on Bloomberg terminalmoney and finance
  • math
  • critical thinking
  • working with numbers
  • working with people
  • analyzing financial information

The financial field is suitable for all types of students, ranging from those primarily interested in sales and customer service in financial services firms to those seeking more technical and analytical positions.

Students earning degrees in finance find employment in a variety of fields, including commercial banking, corporate finance, treasury management, financial planning, investment banking, financial services, private equity and real estate. The degree provides the opportunity to pursue professional licenses including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) credentials.

Careers include:

Financial managers

Financial analysts

Personal financial advisors

Financial examiners

Loan officers

Securities, commodities and financial services sales agents

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Boise State University admissions

Financial aid and scholarships

Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance requirements