Finance and Risk Management at St. Mary’s University is an innovative program that prepares students for fulfilling careers in which they can make a difference in the lives of individuals and in the success of companies. Students pursuing this major work closely with outstanding faculty to develop the ability to analyze financial information and recommend sound financing and investment options, as well as to identify, analyze and manage the risks faced by individuals and organizations.
Students with a propensity for using analytical skills, making decisions, and clearly explaining decision outcomes should consider the Finance and Risk Management major.
Students can pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Risk Management. In addition to their major courses, students from the Greehey School of Business take courses from the St. Mary’s Core Curriculum and the Greehey School of Business Core. The B.B.A. in Finance and Risk Management at St. Mary’s requires a minimum of 24 credit hours within the major.
Students in Finance and Risk Management receive excellent career preparation. The program actively assists students in connecting with employers and obtaining internships and jobs. Recent students have obtained internships and jobs with organizations such as:
“The Finance & Risk Management program prepares students for a wide variety of exciting career opportunities. The program has a remarkable faculty who are dedicated to helping their students earn recognition both locally and nationally through academic and professional development, internships, and most importantly, job placements.” – Rogelio Hernandez (B.B.A. ’15), Associate Claims Adjuster, Trident Public Risk Solutions