Undergraduate Programs

Finance

Finance Career Opportunities

Career Outlook

Career opportunities for students studying finance include serving as a financial and credit analyst, budgeting officer and securities broker. Finance majors also have opportunities in government regulatory agencies, and the major is an excellent preparation for professional certifications, including chartered financial analyst (CFA) and certified financial planner (CFP).

Common Job Titles for Finance Graduates

  • Actuary
  • Appraiser / Assessor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Buyer / Purchasing Agent
  • Capital Services and Mergers Banker
  • Consultant
  • Corporate Securities Financial Analyst
  • Cost Estimator
  • Credit Analyst
  • Financial Examiner
  • Financial Manager
  • Insurance Sales Agent
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Investment Banker
  • Loan Officer
  • Management Analyst
  • Private Wealth Manager / Personal Financial Planner
  • Real Estate Broker / Sales Agent
  • Securities Analyst

Industries

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporations
  • Education
  • Government and Regulatory
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-profit / Foundations
  • Real estate
  • Retail

Average Starting Salary

Drexel 2016 business administrations graduates earned an average starting salary of $60,591.

Recent Job landings

Professional Organizations

Continuing Education Opportunities

Many students also choose to continue their studies in graduate schools, pursuing such degrees as:

MBA
MS in Finance
PhD in Business with a specialization in finance