Finance is the cornerstone of the enterprise system and is important to the economic health of business firms and non-profit organizations. It is a dynamic field that is categorized by continuous change in response to shifts in economic conditions making the study of finance stimulating and challenging. However our professors will help you learn to develop, analyze and interpret financial statements, learn to invest in financial assets and learn to create and evaluate plans to achieve long-term financial success.
Manhattanville College is also conveniently located near many leading financial institutions and corporate headquarters not only in New York City, but Westchester County, New York, and Fairfield County, Connecticut which will provide you with plenty of opportunities for internships and jobs after graduation. Recent finance students have interned and now work for Lincoln Financial Advisors, Morgan Stanley, MasterCard Worldwide, and many other well-known companies in the industry.
The finance major at Manhattanville is comprised of courses in economics, accounting, finance, and quantitative methods, which will help prepare you for a wide range of career paths including accountants, auditors, and non-profit organization founders.
While studying finance at Manhattanville you will have to take a Senior Seminar in the fall of your final year, where you will have to discuss your research findings and conclusions in a thesis. You will also have the opportunity to do an internship in finance to help toward major requirements.
The Department of Economics, Finance, and Management offers a major and minor in finance, as well as a certificate program for non-matriculated students.
Manhattanville College also has the Economic Freedom Institute is an enterprise which catalyzes both the popular and scholarly discussion of issues related to economic freedom. Find more information about EFI here.
Current information about degree program requirements can be found in the official College Catalogs.