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If you’re intrigued by the financial markets, stocks, bonds, and other investment vehicles, and you also like to think about numbers, then a finance major is worth considering. Read on to learn about the top jobs for college graduates with a finance degree.
Finance majors develop analytical skills in order to dissect financial statements and appraise the financial standing of companies, municipalities, and other entities. They can assess the quantitative and qualitative dimensions of business problems and evaluate the financial implications of corporate and individual actions.
Graduates with a degree in finance also acquire the ability to deal with spreadsheets and with other software used to process and represent financial data. They learn to present financial information to clients and colleagues with varying levels of financial sophistication.
An academic background in finance can be applied to a broad range of careers in virtually every industry.
Finance is defined as the management of money and includes activities such as investing, borrowing, lending, budgeting, saving, and forecasting. There are three main types of finance: (1) personal, (2) corporate, and (3) public/government. This guide will unpack
Academic discipline studying businesses and investments
|Professional qualifications in finance|
|Degrees||Master of Science in Finance (MSF), Master of Finance (M.Fin), Master of Applied Finance (MAppFin), Master of Management / Master of Commerce / Master of Liberal Arts in Finance|
|Certifications||Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Treasury Professional (CTP), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified Patent Valuation Analyst (CPVA), Chartered Business Valuator (CBV), Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Professional Risk Manager (PRM), Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT), Certified Market Analyst (CMA), Corporate Finance Qualification (CF), Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), Chartered Investment Manager (CIM), Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA).|
|Quantitative Finance||Master of Financial Engineering (MSFE), Master of Quantitative Finance (MQF), Master of Computational Finance (MCF), Master of Financial Mathematics (MFM), Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF)|
|Accountancy qualifications||Qualified accountant||Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA,|
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Lancaster, PA 17603
Harrisburg, PA 17101 (Downtown area)