Why Study Finance?

Studying finance gives you the tools to help families, investors, and corporations save, invest and make profits. With a degree in Finance, you’ll have a specialized skill set that will allow you to better serve your community.

In addition to the personalized attention you get in USF’s small classes, you’ll benefit from the real-world tools USF provides to students, like our “Stock Market Simulator.” We’re here to give you the skills you need to successfully start a career in finance.

But, is it right for me?

We asked our professors and they said finance students can:

  • Make sense of complex information
  • Figure using math and algebra skills
  • Keep information organized

Skills You'll Obtain

Understand how financial intermediaries and the capital market work

Acquire a framework for investment portfolio formulas

Analyze market trends to maximize profits

Gain the skills needed to SUCCEED in the realm of business!

Learn more about USF Co-ops, the EPIC program and all the opportunities the Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership has to offer!

After Graduation

USF’s solid foundation of financial theory and practice gives you the right skills to begin working immediately after graduation. You could end up working for corporations, banks, financial planners or investment firms.

Types of careers you may have after you graduate include:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Planner or Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Loan Officer