In one of the few four-year finance programs in the Northeast, you'll study the science of managing money, banking, investments and credit.

Overview

The teaching of this broad base of knowledge is supported by the years of practical, professional experience our faculty bring to the classroom. Coursework includes strong elements of the accounting, economics and quantitative fields, and will prepare you for positions in financial institutions such as commercial and investment banks, mutual funds, brokerages and insurance companies.

Visit places such as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange as part of extracurricular activities. Join Enactus to network, do community outreach projects and participate in competitions. Become part of the Financial Management Association to make additional connections and learn about research opportunities. Join the Investment Club and take advantage of the opportunity to manage a shared portfolio, and put what you’re learning into practice.

As a student, you'll even receive hands-on experience helping manage funds. SUNY Oswego's Gordon A. Lenz Center for Finance, Insurance and Risk Management provides resources for excellence in teaching, research and community outreach.

Gordon A. Lenz Center for Finance, Insurance and Risk Management

This center provides resources for excellence in teaching, research and community outreach.

Career Opportunities

  • Corporate financial management
  • Personal financial planning
  • Investment management and research
  • Risk management
  • Banking
  • Financial consulting

The professors really care about your education and strive to see you excel in your intended career. The faculty has helped me realize my potential in the workforce and helped me identify my key competencies.

The atmosphere in the School of Business has pushed me in my academics. The students there are hungry to learn and that kind of attitude rubs off on you, making you want to learn and grow as a person.

I have participated in both research and internships. Helping with research has shown me the importance of data-driven conclusions as opposed to anecdotal findings.

Oswego's faculty has always been there to support me. I have taken five classes with one professor due to his willingness to go out of his way to ensure he assists his students. Another professor has such amazing experience through her 30 year career with Merrill Lynch on Wall Street.

Program Resources

Study Abroad

Take classes and participate in internships while immersing yourself in all that region has to offer.

Internships

Learn what it's like to work in a professional setting while still in school.

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