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Finance Specialization

Finance has been identified by the U.S. Department of Labor as an area of rapidly growing job markets in the 21st century.

Why this major is for you:

In today’s highly competitive market, the demand for finance graduates continues to grow. The undergraduate business administration finance specialization uses principles from the fields of accounting, economics and statistics to analyze financial institutions and financial markets. Students will be prepared for career opportunities with domestic and international corporations, financial institutions and governmental and educational organizations. Specific areas of employment might include:

• forecasting and analysis • bank management • capital investment analysis • credit analysis • security analysis • working capital management • portfolio management • real estate management.

What you'll learn:

As a business major, you will learn core elements of business, such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management and marketing. The finance specialization includes extensive study in:

• security investments • capital markets • financial institutions • real estate • corporate finance.
Classroom courses are offered to full-time and part-time students during the day and in the evening; many courses are also offered online. 


If you qualify, you’ll have the opportunity to select the Law School Early Entry Option, which allows you to count the successful completion of your first year of law school at the UB School of Law as the final year of your undergraduate study. For more information, visit

You can also take advantage of the Automatic Admit Option to the UB School of Law. If you qualify, you will be automatically admitted to the law school following your graduation from the Business Administration program. For more information, visit

As a qualified student, you can take advantage of our Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Option. Apply up to 9 graduate credits (three classes, typically) to both your undergraduate degree in business administration and your MBA, your M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services or your M.S. in Business-Finance.