Bachelor's in Finance


Earning a B.B.A. in finance will help you develop the  analysis, problem-solving, and technology skills necessary for the finance and investment industry. Whether your interests are in corporate finance, banking, investment and portfolio management, or international finance, the major will prepare you to succeed.

Points of Pride

  • 96% of finance graduates are working or continuing their education quickly after earning their degree

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  • 95% of finance graduates working full time have a job related to their degree

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  • 91% of finance graduates working full time are satisfied with their job

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A future with options

A fiscally exciting future is on the horizon when you pursue a finance degree at the Haworth College of Business. You'll develop a broad understanding of financial principles and their application, as well as a well-rounded knowledge of banking services, corporate finance management and risk management. From the board room to the trading floor, your career will flourish.

Recent WMU graduates with degrees in finance have these titles:

  • Business and reporting analyst
  • Financial solutions specialist
  • Portfolio and trust administrator
  • Tax coordinator
  • Trust operation specialist
  • Wealth management specialist


  • Advia Credit Union
  • Greenleaf Trust
  • Comerica Bank
  • PNC
  • Schupan and Sons
  • United Wholesale Mortgage

Invest in your future with a finance major from WMU!

In the finance program, you'll develop a broad understanding of financial decision making. Case studies, internships and study abroad opportunities will enable you to learn the skills necessary to become a leader in the financial industry. Our finance major is part of the CFA® Institute University Affiliation Program. A minimum of 30 hours is required for this major.

You might even have the opportunity, as a finance undergraduate student, to manage a real portfolio of $3 million in the Greenleaf Trust Trading Room, under the direction of an experienced money manager, in our Student Managed Investment Fund course. Bloomberg Certification is a required component of the program.



Are scholarships available?

Yes. We offer a variety of scholarships for finance students based on merit and financial need.

What have other finance students achieved?

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