Why Choose Finance?

The Elmira College Finance program combines a rigorous business curriculum andcomprehensivefinance coursework.

What Finance Will Teach You

At Elmira, you’ll have the opportunity to build hands-on experience—without ever leaving campus. As you work toward your bachelor’s in Finance, you’ll have access to the Malesardi Finance Trading Room, which will allow you to work with real information in real time and start planning a career in finance. We also offer state-of-the-art finance software, including live trading simulations, access to Morningstar Research Center, and a running ticker that scans and posts the latest market information.

Additionally, Bloomberg Certification will be incorporated into your coursework. You’ll have the option to take courses that qualify you for the Certified Financial Planners exam as part of your undergraduate studies. Elmira is one of only 31 schools in the Northeast with a CFP® Board–recognized undergraduate program that fulfills the education requirement to sit for the exam.

Where Finance Can Take You

You will learn essential skills and specialized knowledge that will help you excel in a wide variety of careers, from commercial banking to asset management. Our professors have real-world industry experience, which means they are finance and business experts and can equip you with the practical skills needed to achieve your goals. That’s why 98% of finance graduates are admitted to graduate school or employed within six months of graduation.

Pursue both your Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Finance plus a Master of Science (M.S.) in Management and graduate in the same time frame as your peers. Elmira’s unique Finance 3+1 program offers you the opportunity to earn two degrees in just four years.

With complementary undergraduate and graduate degrees, you’ll be equipped for career success upon graduation. Alumni from this program have gone on to lead in the field of finance and excel as accountants, analysts, and financial directors.

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