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B.S. in Finance

Finance StudentsComplex financial markets drive the world economy, and an understanding of those markets is critical for businesses in today’s ever-changing global financial market. If you are interested in a career in this exciting, fast-paced field, working in the stock market, or in the private or public banking and finance sector, you will find the study of finance to be interesting and rewarding.

The 128-credit B.S. in Finance provides students with a broad-based understanding of the principles that govern financial institutions and markets, and the strategies they employ to maximize investor returns while minimizing risk. The program develops students' professional competencies as financial executives and prepares them for careers in corporate finance, investment banking, international finance security, analysis brokerage and securities trading, and portfolio management. Recent LIU Brooklyn graduates are working at the New York Stock Exchange, Quick & Reilly, Goldman Sachs and other prominent financial institutions.

Representative Career Opportunities for this Major

(Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistic Occupational Outlook Handbook)


Department Program Positions
Department of Finance, Law, Accounting, and Taxation Finance Financial Analysts
Personal Financial Advisors
Budget Analysts