What Can You Do With A Major In Finance?
Corporate - Emphasizes financial management of the firm and focuses on financial analysis, planning, control, and formulation and implementation of corporate financial strategy. The objective of this option is to prepare students for careers as financial managers of corporations or other for-profit or non-profit organizations.
Investments - Emphasizes security and portfolio analysis, the trading and creation of the various instruments within the markets, and the management of assets and liabilities. The objective of this track is to prepare students for careers as financial analysts and to begin the preparation of students for the Level I test of the Certified Financial Analysis (CFA) designation.
Real Estate - The objective of this track is to prepare students for careers in the diverse field of real estate. The program is designed to acquaint students with real estate brokerage, management, appraisal, acquisition, lending, and development with particular emphasis on real estate appraisal, finance, and investment.
(To research these titles and more go to: (Occupational Outlook Handbook) and see the related print resources in the Career Services Library.
Entry Level with a Bachelor’s Degree: $49,000 -From the Spring 2008 NACE Salary Survey (National Association of Colleges and Employers)
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Professional Associations are important to explore because many offer student memberships and can give you access to other professionals and their experiences, research, convention or workshop opportunities, professional development and most importantly job databases.
National Organizations or Databases
http://www.bankjobs.com/ http://www.beyond.com/ http://www.careerbank.com/http://www.efinancialcareers.com/http://www.financemvp.com/ http://www.financialjobbank.com/http://www.financialpositions.com/main/default.asphttp://www.financialservicescrossing.com/http://www.jobsinthemoney.com/ http://www.quantfinancejobs.com/
http://www.financialcareerzone.com- Financial careers
Local Programs - Master of Business Administration and other related programs
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The Coggin College of Business at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.
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