Why Study Finance?
At Fisher, you'll gain a deep understanding of current finance theories, practical applications of those theories, and the ethical problems you may encounter in your professional career.
The B.S. in Finance program blends liberal arts learning and professional education to help you develop critical-thinking skills, leadership abilities, and a commitment to ethical decision-making.
A Balanced Approach to Curriculum
Fisher's Finance courses will provide you with a well-balanced education that emphasizes practice as well as theory and implementation as well as diagnosis and decision.
Finance majors often pursue careers such as:
- Financial Analyst
- Credit Analyst
- Portfolio Manager
Upon graduation, Finance majors enjoy an excellent job placement record. Employers of our recent graduates include:
- Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
- Frontier Communications
- Merrill Lynch
- Manning and Napier
- M&T Bank
- Mass Mutual
- Catholic Charities
- Morgan Stanley
- Eastman Kodak Company
- U.S. Army
- AXA Financial Advisors
Placement survey feedback indicates that the mid-range of starting salaries for our graduates varies widely, but it is not uncommon to see starting figures in the mid-$40,000 range.
Members of Fisher's Investment Club visit the set of Fast Money in NYC. More photos...
"The liberal arts approach Fisher has to business prepares the whole person for leadership in our economy."
~ Germaine Knapp, President, WORDSmart
The Advisory Board
The Accounting/Finance Advisory Board is made up of prominent members of the accounting and finance professions and provides input to faculty on changes occurring within the profession. This information allows us to continually change and improve the curriculum, giving you the opportunity to develop integrative, holistic perspectives into real world business scenarios.