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 <strong> Business & Management </strong>

College of
Business & Management

Finance Degree Specialization

Finance Careers Overview

Finance is a field where steady employment growth is expected. With a DeVry University degree, you'll be ready to take advantage of this expanding job market. Explore careers analyzing and tracking profit performance, managing bank branches, or establishing credit rating criteria. No matter what you do, you'll be prepared to work with the newest financial products and services. The data you uncover is integral, and will drive how important business decisions are made in your, or your client's, company.

Professional Responsibilities

Industries

Career Options

Professional Responsibilities

When you earn your bachelor's degree in Business Administration from DeVry University with a major in Finance, you'll be equipped to work in the new world of global economics. With expertise in areas such as short-term financing, credit cards, factoring, mortgages, education loans, derivatives, commodities, international currency, interest rate exchanges, and international transactions and translation, finance experts' professional responsibilities could include:

  • Managing bank offices
  • Helping business customers best use their financial resources
  • Analyzing and interpreting financial results to identify trends and variances
  • Establishing credit card rating criteria and credit ceilings, as well as monitoring collection of past-due accounts
Industries

    Finance careers can be found in many areas of business, including:

  • Bank management
  • Credit management
  • Financial planning and analysis
  • Mortgage brokering
  • Security and commodity sales
  • Insurance
Career Options

DeVry University graduates in Business Administration with a major in Finance will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

  • Bank branch manager
  • Budget analyst
  • Credit manager
  • Commercial banking officer
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial planning consultant
  • Insurance representative
  • Loan officer
  • Security and commodities sales agent
  • Broker

For related career paths, see all degree programs offered by the College of Business & Management.

DeVry Career Advantage

DeVry University helps prepare you to advance in your chosen career. In 2013, 90% of DeVry University graduates actively seeking employment obtained careers in their field within six months of graduation, or were already employed in their field when they graduated.

1 Based on self-reported data from bachelor’s and associate degree graduates. Does not include graduates not actively seeking employment, as determined by DeVry University Career Services, or graduates who did not report data on employment status to DeVry University Career Services.