Major in Finance

Curious about the powerful role that risk, return, and value play in the success of global businesses? A major in Finance could suit your ambitions. Finance majors can look forward to careers in making wise investments and protecting future profit.

Drive value creation
For corporations, finance is about adeptly managing the funds to turn ideas into reality. For investors, it’s about judging which ideas can safely produce a strong return. A major in Finance will give you a comprehensive understanding of the dynamics of global finance and will position you to build a successful career in capital markets, banking, or as a financial advisor or analyst.
Invest in the future
Finance is one of the most rapidly changing areas of international business. Leading thinkers and practitioners are questioning old assumptions and coming up with new solutions in the wake of recent global financial crises. What makes a good investment portfolio in the disrupted markets of the new millennium? And how can companies manage funding when world economies are constantly in flux?
Gain a concrete understanding of:
  • Financial analysis and reporting— whether you’re reading a balance sheet or costing a new project
  • The theories and practice of corporate governance
  • How to make insightful decisions for a company based on financial risks and opportunities
  • How the diverse ecosystem of financial instruments and institutions works
  • How to value investments and build and manage portfolios
A sample of courses offered for a major in Finance:
Financial Reporting      Behavioral Finance   
Corporate Finance  Portfolio Management
Financial Markets & Institutions Risk Management
Asset Valuation Financial Modeling

Note: Curriculum, courses, sequencing, and program requirements are subject to change.

With a major in Finance you could become a:
Trader    Hedge Fund Manager
Derivatives Analyst Financial Analyst
Equity Researcher

I wanted to study finance in California, so when I saw Hult at a university fair and was told about the diversity in a smaller business school I was really interested. To me, Hult is diverse and business orientated. Here everyone has the chance to grow and make the best of their studies.

Jeremy Baron

Undergraduate Class of 2016, Majors in Finance and Accounting

Successful completion of our major in Finance counts towards an ACCA qualification, giving you a head start towards an internationally recognized professional accounting certification.