Academic Programs of Study

Financial Planning

Bachelor of Business Arts - BBA

  • Hands on experience with Marrywood's Pacer Fund
  • Prepare for a career in a variety of settings

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Bachelor of Business Arts (BBA) in Financial Planning at Marywood

Devise a Strategy for Success with a Financial Planning Degree

The study of finance blends concepts from Accounting, Economics, and Statistics into the course work composed of Investment and Portfolio Management, Advanced Topics in Financial Planning, Personal Financial Planning, Money and Banking, and Financial Management.

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More About This Degree

Arthur Comstock, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Investments and Corporate Finance
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Finance programs prepare students for career opportunities in financial management that are both challenging and rewarding. At the undergraduate level, the most common job market entry level position is as a financial or credit analyst. Ultimately, though, the Finance major provides students with the analytical tools to handle a variety of finance and business functions. With graduates receiving some of the highest average starting salaries among all majors, a bachelor of arts in finance from Marywood offers you the career opportunities that you desire. By utilizing our local internship connections to explore possibilities and gather critical field experience, you will gain an edge over the competition within this exciting industry.

Recent Finance graduates have taken their knowledge, skills, and training acquired here at Marywood and landed challenging positions with firms such as Merrill Lynch, Latona Associates, KPMG Consulting, and Wells Fargo.

Some of our alumni:

  • Antonia Fedakova, Senior Investment Accountant at PFPC Securities, Inc.
  • Nardimar Santos, Controller at Glenmaura National Golf Club
  • Stacie Palmer, Senior Financial Analyst at Fisher Scientific, Inc.

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Official SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

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