A finance degree from KU will prepare you to work in a variety of fields, including corporate finance, investment banking, commercial banking, asset management, real estate and personal financial planning. Your general business education, as well as your specific training in finance, will prepare you for competitive jobs. As a business student, you can further market yourself by declaring a concentration along with your major.
Finance majors interested in careers such as investment banking, investment management, private wealth management, consulting and corporate finance can apply to the Jennett Finance Scholars Program. The program provides a broad overview of careers in finance and institutions and helps participants prepare for competitive financial careers. Learn more about the Jennett Finance Scholars.
The major is also part of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program, meaning curriculum reflects the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge. Business Jayhawks can be confident they are receiving an education closely tied to the practice of investment management and are well positioned to take CFA Program exams.