What will I learn?

Get the skills you need to excel in the ever-changing world of finance. Whatever your dreams and goals everything from managing a portfolio to leading a Fortune 500 company one day our major in finance will help you achieve them.

You’ll get the big picture on financial markets and learn how to leverage powerful problem-solving skills in corporate finance to meet business and investor goals. Raise and deploy funds, manage liquidity and financial institutions, master security analysis and portfolio management, and tackle personal financial planning.

Program Benefits

INDUSTRY STANDARD

The A. Umit Taftali Center for Capital Markets and Investing is a technology-centered classroom that houses Bloomberg terminals and brings Wall Street to University Avenue. The facility simulates a real-world financial environment which allows students the opportunity for hands-on training in the workings of financial markets, financial modeling, and valuation.

INNOVATIVE TEACHING

If you’re interested in investments and portfolio management, you’ll gain valuable experience managing a real, $1.1 million equity portfolio through our Student Managed Investment Fund. You’ll be responsible for security selection, investment strategy, and fund performance.

CORPORATE TREASURY

Our finance program is approved by the Association for Financial Professionals to participate in the Corporate Treasury Management (CTM) Program. A semester-long course will broaden your academic experience by preparing you for the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) examination. Treasury professionals execute critical functions related to corporate liquidity, capital, and risk management.

FINANCIAL PLANNING

Our finance program is approved by the CFP Board to cover coursework addressing the major personal financial planning areas before taking the comprehensive CFP Certification Examination. Certified Financial Planner professionals are uniquely qualified to help individuals pull all their finances together, solve financial problems, and make a plan to achieve financial goals.

What Can You Do with a Degree in Finance?

Our finance program positions you for success in a wide variety of career fields, including banking, securities, real estate, insurance, manufacturing, services, local and federal government, and entrepreneurship.

Job Titles

  • chief financial officer
  • treasurer
  • financial manager
  • financial/budget analyst
  • financial planner
  • business analyst
  • loan officer
  • securities analyst
  • financial consultant
  • financial services representative
  • financial control and compliance specialist
  • valuation analyst
  • financial reporting specialist
  • billing and credit analyst
  • broker/trader
  • compensation and employee benefits specialist

Which department am I in?

Miller College of Business

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$24,794.00 per year
Tuition fee based on 12-18 credit hours per semester

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected August 2020

Venue

Miller College of Business

Whitinger Business Building, room 100,

MUNCIE,

Indiana,

47306, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

You should apply as a freshman undergraduate student if: you have completed or will complete high school or secondary school before the semester you apply to start; you have not attended a university, college, or other postsecondary institution; you wish to earn a bachelor’s degree.

For international students

You should apply as a freshman undergraduate student if: you have completed or will complete high school or secondary school before the semester you apply to start; you have not attended a university, college, or other postsecondary institution; you wish to earn a bachelor’s degree

Required Scores to demonstrate English Proficiency: TOEFL iBT 79; IELTS 6.5 Band; Pearson's PTE 53

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About this uni

The university has been named as one of the best institutions in the Midwest for 15 years by the Princeton Review.

  • Over 250 undergraduate, postgraduate & professional programs
  • Industry-standard learning facilities
  • Global alumni network of almost 200,000
  • Student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1