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Finance

Finance is the management, creation and study of money, banking, credit, investments, assets and liabilities. Broadly speaking, finance can be divided into three distinct categories:  public finance, corporate finance and personal finance.


However, it is also helpful to think of finance roles as occupying space in a spectrum, from more “people-focused” to “data-focused.” Keep in mind that these general titles are illustrative and can certainly vary by industry and company.

Industries and areas in which finance roles can be found include:

  • Asset Management and Insurance
  • Brokering and Research
  • Commercial Banking
  • Corporate finance (service and manufacturing companies)
  • Hedge Funds
  • nvestment Banking
  • Investment Institutions
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management

Academics

To learn more about the Finance areas and courses included within the concentration or program, please refer to the academic curriculum.

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