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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 $2.4 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 27 credit hours within the major.

Courses in Risk Management

Students take a variety of courses, including:

  • Investments
  • Corporate Risk Management
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial Modeling

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
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Marsh
  • S&P
  • Travelers
  • USAA
  • Valero

Career Development

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

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