Finance has become the universal language of commerce - cutting across industries, countries, and circumstances. Finance is an indispensable tool for fueling innovation and economic growth and appropriately managing risk.
The B.S. in Business Finance concentration provides skills necessary to work at a high level of expertise in finance, including: asset management; commercial and investment banking; treasury management; and international finance to name a few. Demand for our graduates is strong. Our graduates earn competitive salaries and have a variety of career options.
Concentrating in business finance equips students well for careers in law and government in addition to the private sector. Our graduates have:
- Been offered positions with firms across the United States;
- Attended national conferences in Chicago and New York City;
- Toured corporate finance offices and banking institutions in our region;
- Gone on to law school;
- Pursued M.B.A.'s and other advanced degrees;
- Started their own businesses;
Our students benefit from membership in the award winning WKU Financial Management Association Student Chapter, which offers numerous networking and professional opportunities.
Please take a moment to browse our site for more information on our faculty, curriculum, unique opportunities available to our students and much more.
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Dr. Johnny ChanDepartment Hightlight
Dr. Chan won a Fulbright Scholar award from the US Department of State to teach a semester in China, in Fall, 2017. During his time in China Dr. Chan met Mr. Terry Banstand, U.S. Ambassador to China, pictured along side Dr. Chan.
Learn more about Dr. Chan and the rest of the Finance Faculty.
Kyla ScanlonStudent Hightlight
Women today are increasingly gravitating towards Finance as a career option. Finance has a great potential for growth and is exciting, challenging and gratifying. One such woman, is Kyla Scanlon a junior majoring in Finance, Economics and Business Data Analytics.
Learn more about Kayla
Day in the Life of a Business Finance Professional
Watch Kyle Smith, Occupancy Strategist, with Cushman & Wakefiled to learn more!