Program Overview

The B.S. in Finance at West Chester University focuses on investment, international finance, and financial markets. Our student develop their communication, problem-solving, and technical skills as well as an understanding of theoretical and practical financial concepts. In an ever-more global economy, WCU’s focus on international finance and markets prepares graduates who are ready to step into leadership roles. The Finance major is housed within the College of Business and Public Management, which is focused on academic innovation, globalization, sustainability, and community partnerships. The College encourages students to be empowered, engaged, and entrepreneurial. Our graduates are prepared for careers in business or government, or for the pursuit of graduate study. Get Involved: Economics and Finance Society Investment Group Omicron Delta Epsilon (international honor society)


Program Highlights

  • AACSB Accredited

  • Faculty experts

  • Research, presentation, and conference attendance opportunities

  • Study abroad

  • Scholarships

  • Annual idea pitch competition

  • Internships for credit

  • Dual major available with Accounting or Economics

  • Access to the Dr. Edwin Cottrell Entrepreneurial Center


What can I do with this degree?

Most of our graduates receive job offers long before they cross the stage at commencement. Here is just a brief selection of current employers:

  • BlackRock
  • Bloomburg LP
  • BNP Paribas
  • Deloitte
  • ITT Industries
  • J.P. Morgan Chase
  • Lockheed martin
  • New York Life
  • PwC
  • QVC
  • Santander
  • TD Bank
  • The Vanguard Group
  • Wells Fargo

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