What can I do with my FINANCE degree?

Employers of Finance Majors

  • Banks & Other Financial Institutions

  • Financial Planning Agencies

  • Insurance Companies

  • Real Estate Brokers or Agencies

  • Government Agencies

  • Corporations & Educational Institutions


Related Occupations for Finance Majors

Some of these occupations may require additional education at Graduate or Professional schools. For information on qualifications and career specifics consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook or other career resources. Also, take advantage of career counseling offered by the Center for Student Excellence.

Actuary Investment Banker
Appraiser Investments Counselor
Bank Representative Loan Officer
Banking Marketing Securities Broker
Banking Analyst Mortgage Analyst
Branch Manager Mortgage Underwriter (CPCU)
Business Credit Administrator OTC Market Maker
Cash Manager Pension/Mutual Fund Administrator
Claims Adjuster Portfolio Analyst
Claims Examiner President (CEO)
Corporate Financial Management Property Manager
Cost Manager Real Estate Broker
Credit Counselor Risk Management & Insurance
Director of Risk Management Sales Analyst
Director/Investor Relations Securities Analyst (CFA)
Financial Analyst Treasurer V. P. of Finance (CFO)
Financial Planning & Management (CFP) Trust Administrator
Government Official Trust Analyst
International Trade Specialist Underwriter (CLU)


Preparing for a Job in Finance

  1. Develop good interpersonal skills

  2. Develop communication skills.

  3. Seek co-op or internship

  4. Obtain position in sales, bank teller, or cashier, etc.

  5. For best positions, consider pursuing MBA (Master of Business Administration)


Links for Finance Majors

  • Information for Accounting, Finance, and H.R. Students from Pro2NetCenter for Entrepreneurs from The Wall Street Journal

  • The Entrepreneur Network

  • Securities and Financial Service Sales Representatives from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Financial Managers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Loan Officer from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Careers in Finance

  • Explore Top Business Careers

More Info from Career Services

Contact Information

Department of Accounting and Finance
Garrett Hall Room 74
Tel: 985-549-2277