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Finance Major

Invest in your future.

Finance is more than an understanding of financial markets and the economy. It’s an understanding of a bigger picture (much bigger) and broad knowledge of everything from investments and international finance to risk management and insurance.

Accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), Saint Mary’s finance major provides you with the knowledge and skill set to help make effective business decisions.

Learn to plan, analyze, and manage financial aspects of individuals, business, and organizations across multiple fields and industries. You’ll be prepared to pursue a career as a commercial underwriter, financial analyst or manager, and commercial banker.


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Our undergraduate business programs are accredited through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). For more information, visit our Accreditation page.

Program Highlights

Get a background on financial markets and how the economy impacts the entire world. Learn how to help individuals and businesses make better financial decisions and thrive in a rapidly changing economy. 

Program Features

What Makes it Special:

  • Fully accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
  • Dedicated, caring faculty with real-world experience
  • Double major in accounting, business intelligence and data analytics, or management
  • Internships aligned with companies and areas of interest

Get the Competitive Edge

Gain real-world experience, amp up your résumé, boost your professional network, and make an impression (an unforgettable one!) on a potential employer. 

What You'll Learn

What You’ll Learn

  • Fundamental business concepts, theories, and practices
  • Business environmental factors at domestic and global levels
  • Legal and ethical business principles; applications of business decision-making
  • Business-related quantitative methods and tools for decision-making
  • Business concepts/functions and interrelated associations between functional areas
  • Ethical leadership and collaboration with diverse groups

Course Catalog

Careers that look to the future.

Whatever your goals — everything from managing a portfolio to leading a Fortune 500 company — our major in finance will help you get there.

Budget analyst


Financial adviser


Financial analyst


Loan officer


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Business and Financial Occupations at (visited November 29, 2022).

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