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Finance and Risk Management at St. Mary’s

This program synthesizes two related fields in high demand: finance and risk management.

Students pursuing this major develop the ability to analyze financial market data and recommend sound financing and investment options, as well as to identify, analyze and manage the risks faced by individuals and organizations.

Finance and Risk Management majors gain hands-on knowledge through innovative classes and state of the art information technologies. Students can manage a real $3.7 million investment portfolio, work in a simulated trading room and utilize the numerous Bloomberg terminals on campus.

  • Degree Plan

    Students take courses from the St. Mary’s Core and the Greehey School of Business Core. The B.B.A. in Finance and Risk Management at St. Mary’s requires a minimum of 33 credit hours within the major.

  • Courses

    Students take a variety of courses, including:

    • Investments
    • Corporate Risk Management
    • Financial Institutions
    • Blockchain and FinTech
    • Student Managed Portfolio

    See the catalog for a complete list of courses and descriptions:

  • Career Opportunities

    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:

    • Deloitte
    • Frost
    • Goldman Sachs
    • JPMorgan Chase
    • Marsh
    • S&P
    • Travelers
    • USAA
    • Valero

The professors in the Greehey School of Business ignited a spark that changed the course of my life and I found my passion. St. Mary’s university provided a platform to make my dreams a reality.

Ethan Carlson (B.B.A. ’20)

Career Fair

Student asking about internship and career opportunities for Finance and Risk Management majors

Each fall, the Greehey School of Business hosts the Risk Management and Insurance Career Fair, where students can develop their professional network and connect with potential employers and internships. Each spring, the Risk and Insurance Summit for Student Engagement (RISSE) brings together students and industry leaders to network and discuss the latest topics and trends in the risk and insurance industry.

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Learn more about the Finance and Risk Management Program

Interested in pursuing a degree in Finance and Risk Management? We’re eager to hear from you and answer any questions you have. Feel free to reach out to speak to one of our dedicated faculty.

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