Finance Program Overview
Rider University’s College of Business offers state-of-the-art programs in Finance that are designed to meet the needs of students who have a variety of career goals. The Finance major combines a solid analytical foundation, broad coverage on how the financial system operates, and real-world financial tools.
We are proud to provide undergraduate and graduate programs that are accredited by AACSB -- the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business to ensure that the highest standards are maintained. In addition to rigorous academic coursework “engaged learning” is also a requirement. Each of our programs emphasizes at least one internship or co-operative experience prior to graduation with support from the College Career Development and Success Center.
Our programs also provide an academic background that would enable a student to enter a high-quality graduate business program. On the graduate level, students can pursue an MBA with a concentration in Finance and/or a Master of Science (MS) in Corporate Finance.
All full-time faculty have Ph.D. degrees and represent multiple specialties within Finance including Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Our professors continually publish leading-edge research to stay current with developments in the Finance industry. A core group of part-time professors are credentialed with graduate degrees in Finance and/or CPA certification – all experts in the field.
Finance majors find careers regionally and globally in business, industry, government service, and the non-profit sector. Career paths of our finance graduates include portfolio manager, financial analyst, banker, financial advisor, corporate financial manager, credit analyst, financial consultant and more.