Finance Major

A finance degree from Saint Mary’s prepares students to plan, analyze, and manage financial aspects of individuals, businesses, and organizations in multiple fields.  

Students who are considering a career in business and like numbers, analysis, and “real world” applications will enjoy this major. Those interested in becoming a Certified Financial Planner are encouraged to consult with a finance faculty member early in their college career to determine the best way to meet the requirements.

Career Options

Financial manager; financial analyst; financial planner; investment manager; credit analyst; credit manager; risk analyst; insurance analyst

High School Preparation

Accounting; Business; Calculus; Microeconomics; Statistics

Enhance Your Experience

Students who major in finance oftentimes pursue a double major or minor in international business or accounting