Learn finance from faculty who bring impactful experience working for government, private, and international finance firms to the classroom. Offered as a major and minor.
Our program, ranked in the top 8% by College Factual and a Bloomberg Experiential Learning partner, prepares proactive, values-driven finance professionals. You’ll train using the latest tools in the industry.
- Participate in a distinctive real-world learning experience managing equity and fixed-income portfolios in the student-run $2.1-million Archway Investment Fund. The Equity Fund is $1.5 million and the Fixed Income Fund is valued at $600,000.
- Earn a Bloomberg Market Concepts Certificate and prepare for Series 7, CFA Level 1, and Risk Management Association Credit Essentials exams.
- Access real-time news and data transferred by live feeds through FactSet and our Bloomberg terminals, financial trading systems used by some of the largest financial organizations in the world, available on the University’s simulated trading floor, the C.V. Starr Financial Markets Center.
- Specialize your finance coursework in banking, corporate finance, international finance, or investments.
- Engage with the Bryant Wall Street Council, a network of high-powered alumni, parents, and friends of Bryant who are leaders in the field.
Offered asMajor | Minor
CollegeCollege of Business
DepartmentDepartment of Finance
More InformationCourse Catalog Finance Highlights
- A strong foundation integrating business, STEM fields and the liberal arts develops critical 21st century skills essential for success and continuous growth in every field.
- Every student graduates with a major and a complementary minor, gaining a competitive advantage that highlights the acumen and problem-solving abilities cultivated through experiential learning.
- Whether you begin a career or continue your education after graduation, Bryant credentials prepare impact thinkers who are in high demand and prepared to contribute and make a difference.
The Bryant Difference
College Factual 2022 ranks our Finance program in the top 8% in the country.
U.S. News & World Report 2023 Best College rankings list Bryant as No. 7 in the Regional Universities North category.
Top 1% ROI
For lifetime earnings and ROI -- Georgetown University CEW
Where Our Students Go
Bryant's Finance graduates are making a difference in business, nonprofit, and government organizations and bringing their globally-influenced philosophy to prestigious graduate programs.
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
CAREER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES
- Shadow and network with accomplished Finance alumni to explore different paths.
- Industry partnerships enable unique opportunities to obtain professional experience and designations. Partnerships include: Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP designation); Certified Financial Analyst Society (CFA designation); SPARK Institute; University Partnership with Rhode Island Bankers’ Association; and University Partnership with Bloomberg.
- Secure a Finance internship, available in a variety of industries, through our nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education.
- Discuss career opportunities with recruiters from more than 400 organizations.
- Attend professional conferences, including the International G.A.M.E. Forum, a conference featuring a global investments competition in which Bryant has placed first, and hear from leading industrial experts.
- Bryant Finance Association
- Smart Women in Finance
- Financial Inclusion Society
- Collegiate DECA
- Community Activism and Leadership Organization
- Special Olympics
- Community Leadership Rhode Island
- Sophomore International Experience
- Archway Investment Fund
- National Financial Plan Competition
- Present original research at annual Research and Engagement Day
Our esteemed faculty includes a financial economist previously with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in Washington, D.C., a former vice president of two private banks, a former senior finance officer for multinational firms in Chile, a financial planner and wealth consultant in industry and private practice, and a former hedge fund chief investment officer. Among them is:
Chair and Professor of Finance
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