​​​Finance​​​​​ Emphasis

Studying finance at the University of Findlay will provide you with the skills you need to succeed in a field that is essential in all industries. Finance careers are very diverse with positions available in businesses, nonprofit organizations, investment banks and financial institutions.

The finance emphasis is designed to help students develop an extensive analytical perspective. You will analyze the objectives, functions, and practices of economic areas of public and governmental finance, financial statement analysis and optimal financial decision-making. Upon completion of the finance emphasis, you will earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a Finance Emphasis ​and be prepared to pursue a variety of careers. Below are a few types of careers that a finance degree will prepare you for:

Careers in Finance

Chief Financial Officer
Financial Advisor
Financial Analyst
Financial Examiner
Budget Analyst
Financial Manager
Insurance/Grants Manager
Claims Adjuster
Strategic Adviser
Investment Banker
Bond/Commodities Trader


Main areas of focus throughout this major includes: finance, economics, systems analysis, marketing, accounting and communication. At the University of Findlay, you can choose to enhance your degree by adding a minor and/or dual major with a complementing program such as: 
To view course information and the curriculum for the finance major, please visit the links below: 

Student Experiences

Hear junior finance and accounting major AJ Kittle share his story in the video below. You can click here to learn more about AJ and follow along with his journey as a student at the University of Findlay.


Dana Scholars     

The University of Findlay College of Business Dana Chair/Scholar Program provides business students the opportunity to connect higher education with the real world of business. Dana Scholars are chosen each semester by the College of Business faculty and are recognizes as outstanding students for their academic and leadership skills. Dana Scholars network with and learn from an area business professional who serves as the Dana Chair for the academic year.