Bachelor of Science in Finance

Outcomes & Careers

Ohio Dominican Finance majors are able to think and communicate critically, logically and ethically as they apply their skills to a variety of business situations.

Graduates of ODU's Finance program will posses:
  • An understanding of the essentials of corporate finance as they relate to the performance of a specific business organization.
  • The ability to integrate the essentials of investment finance as they relate to wealth maximization.
  • The ability to take unstructured data and information and form it into a unified business plan or solution.
  • An understanding of the ethical dilemmas faced by financial managers.
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete Level I of the Chartered Financial Analyst Examination.
  • The ability to communicate clearly and persuasively about finance and other related matters, in writing and orally, to other business professionals.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills that can be applied in a variety of business situations.
Career opportunities with a degree in Economics include:
  • Financial services
  • Micro-finance
  • Behavioral finance
  • Proprietary trading
  • Corporate treasury  
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Commercial and investment banking
  • Government and public sector work
Job titles can include, but are not limited to:
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Money Manager
  • Stock Broker
  • Mortgage Broker
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Investment Banker
  • Entrepreneur
  • Credit Analyst
  • Treasury Analyst
Graduates can also earn professional accreditations including:
  • Certificate in Quantitative Finance
  • Certified Fund Specialist
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Chartered Life Underwriter
  • Chartered Market Technician
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Personal Financial Planner
  • Registered Investment Advisor
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