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Darla Moore School of Business

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The Department of Finance of the Darla Moore School of Business is composed of outstanding teachers and researchers whose interests include such areas as bank management, corporate restructuring, investment management, risk management, employee benefits and real estate finance. The finance department supports the mission of the university and the business school through its commitment to teaching, research and outreach. Degrees through the department of finance are available in finance, risk management and insurance, and real estate.

Finance answers questions such as...

  • What is it worth?
  • Does the return justify the risk?
  • Which projects should be pursued?
  • Who provides the capital?
  • Where should we invest?

Prepares students for careers in three interrelated areas:

  • Commercial and investment banking
  • Corporate finance
  • Asset management

This major is a good fit if you...

  • Are comfortable working with numbers.
  • Enjoy analyzing data to make high-stakes decisions.
  • Desire a fast-paced, dynamic career.

Why should you enroll?

  • Job opportunities exist in a variety of sectors and in every
    metropolitan area.
  • The major develops skill sets that are critical to financial success.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.