Finance Concentration

Business Administration Major: Concentration in Finance

As a business administration major, you can select finance as a concentration (other areas of concentration include international business, management, and marketing).

Solid Business Core + Financial Knowledge = Successful Business Professionals

Business administration majors interested in acquiring business and analytical tools necessary to make decisions in a rapidly changing business and regulatory environment often select a concentration in finance. You develop a working knowledge of the financial decision-making process, acquisition and management of capital, and the construction and management of investment portfolios.

Perfect Your Investment Management Skills

At Truman, you have the opportunity to practice your investment management skills using real money. Working with other student members of the Bulldog Student Investment Fund, a student-run investment opportunity, you gain experience in all aspects of managing an endowment, including portfolio construction, asset allocation, investment policy statement maintenance and development, equity security analysis, and performance reporting. Any Truman student interested in learning more about investments can get involved.

Valuable Career Preparation

By the time you graduate, you will be well-prepared for a wide variety of professional careers or for entrance into graduate study in finance, business administration, or corporate and securities law. Some career options include:

  • financial analysis
  • capital budgeting
  • banking
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • cash management
  • financial planning
  • investment and portfolio analysis and management
  • real estate
  • insurance
Keilah Sullivan

Truman’s exceptional faculty and coursework will equip you with both the technical know-how and critical-thinking skills to excel wherever your career takes you.

Keilah Sullivan, Class of 2018