Acquire a solid background in financial principles and practices. Develop the analytical skills necessary to excel in the competitive marketplace. Gain an understanding of how financial markets and institutions function in a global environment, and how finance functions in different types of organizations. Pursue a career in the fields of banking, corporate finance, financial planning, investments, insurance or real estate.
Elon’s undergraduate finance program is in the CFA Institute’s University Recognition Program, an international benchmark awarded to fewer than 150 schools worldwide. Elon is also a member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals’ University Partner Program.
Finance majors are required to complete at least one internship for academic credit (BUS 381). Examples of internships students have completed include product development for JP Morgan Chase, research for Booz Allen Hamilton, operations analysis for Credit Suisse, financial analysis for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, client solutions for FactSet, and consumer lending for Wells Fargo.
Elon Finance alumni work for employers such as Morgan Stanley, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, E&Y Advisory Consulting, FactSet, Credit Suisse, GE Capital, United Technology, JPMorgan Chase, Carlyle Group, Goldman Sachs, Vanguard, Booz Allen Hamilton and Wells Fargo.