Banking continues to be a hot topic in the aftermath of the economic downturn, when some fled the profession while others saw opportunity.
At Bryant, you will learn strategies to reduce risk and add value in a world of deregulation, enhanced technology, and globalization. Courses are focused on the real world, and you can run your own bank using the Probanker simulation program utilized by numerous financial institutions. This experience allows you to hit the ground running from your very first day on the job.
The pillars of the banking classes include bank safety and compliance management. Other key topics are credit risk, interest rate risk, and the tools to mitigate those risks.
Future careers, post-grad opportunities
Students with experience in banking are prepared to enter a number of fields, including: investments, insurance, and portfolio management, among others.
Banking faculty members include a former federal banking regulator with extensive expertise in bank safety and soundness as well as compliance issues. Faculty have published research in top-tier banking journals. They also help students to apply for jobs in numerous financial service firms and regulatory agencies.