Finance

The finance major has special characteristics that will make you a valuable addition to prospective employers:

  • Highly developed analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills .
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency with computers and technology
  • Mathematical aptitude and research skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid knowledge of these subjects: accounting, economics, technology, social sciences, business trends and finance terminology.
 
Possible Career Paths

Although this major will prepare you for the following careers, advanced training/education may be required. Research careers/job titles that interest you to become aware of the requirements for this field:

Accountant
Actuary
Appraiser
Assessor
Attorney
Auditor
Banker
Benefits Administrator
Bond Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
CIA/FBI Agent
Claims Adjuster/Examiner
Collection Agent
Contract Administrator
CPA
Credit Counselor 
Credit/Loan Officer
Economist
Financial Analyst
Financial / Estate Planner
Financial Reporter / Writer
Industrial Buyer
Insurance Agent / Underwriter
International Trade Specialist
Investment Researcher
Investor Relations Officer
IRS Agent
Market Research Analyst
Mergers/Acquisitions Manager
Mutual Fund Manager
Payroll Administrator
Pension Fund Manager
Portfolio Analyst
Professor
Property Manager
Real Estate Developer
Sales
Stock Broker / Trader
Systems Analyst
Treasurer
Treasury Management Specialist

« Back to Majors List

 
Follow Adelphi's Career Center at:        

For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni: careercounselor@adelphi.edu
Employers: employerservices@adelphi.edu

Robert B. Willumstad School of Business
p - 516.877.4600