Finance Bachelor's Degree

The Bachelor of Science in Finance at Michigan Tech participates in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) University Affiliate Program. To participate, institutions must have a program incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provides students with a solid grounding in finance to succeed in the CFA exams.

As a finance major at Michigan Tech, you will master financial decision-making tools and concepts to propel your financial services career. Michigan Tech is the place to develop a business career fueled by technology and innovation. Our AACSB-accredited BS in Finance prepares students to create the future.

Michigan Tech has a top bachelor's degree in finance, according to Best Accredited Colleges.

Fuel Your Future with a Minor in FinTech

Alumni and recruiters in finance stress the importance of financial technology skills that are essential to financial analysis, portfolio management, risk management, and trading. Michigan Tech offers a minor in Financial Technology (FinTech)—the first of its kind in the Upper Midwest—to increase career opportunities. Examples of FinTech topics Huskies will master include algorithmic trading, crowdfunding, cryptocurrency, digital banking, distributed ledger (aka blockchain) technology, machine learning, peer-to-peer lending, and robo-advising.

  • $2M
    real money invested by students as part of the Applied Portfolio Management Program
  • 95+ years
    offering business-related courses
  • $6.15M
    total scholarships and grants awarded to undergraduate business students

Tomorrow Needs Innovative Financial Analysts

The financial services industry is confronted with continued and rapid technological innovation, and is in the midst of a fundamental transformation in terms of the representation, exchange, and storage of value. Financial professionals drive business and investment decisions. Finance provides the lifeblood capital needed to run the global economy—and working in this industry will place you at the rich intersection of investments, corporate finance, and institutions that ensure a healthy, functioning economy.

Be Career Ready

Earn a business degree from Michigan Tech and graduate career-ready for tomorrow's technology-driven world.

Each year, more than 400 employers come to campus to recruit Huskies at our Career Fairs. Our business grads go on to work at Fortune 500 companies, tech start-ups, small businesses, and everything in between.

Career Opportunities for STEM-powered Finance

  • Banking
  • Credit analysis
  • Financial planning
  • Insurance
  • Investments
  • Personal finance
  • Portfolio management
  • Risk management

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about studying finance at Michigan's flagship technological university.

"One of the great organizations that Michigan Tech has to offer is the Applied Portfolio Management Program. Selected students manage a more than $2 million endowment fund set up by the school. It is a real experience to be apart of."Sarah Anderson, undergraduate accounting and finance student

Why Accreditation Matters

As an accredited business college, Michigan Tech assesses student learning to ensure quality for business education and to continuously improve curriculum and programs.

Student Learning Goals

Students in the College of Business can expect to achieve the following learning goals—which also align with University Undergraduate Student Learning Goals:

  1. Technical Competence—Ability to critically analyze and achieve proficiency of information technology
  2. Global Awareness—Skill in emerging trends and ability to see global perspective
  3. Professional Know-how—Mastery of ethics and effective communication through coursework and professional business experiences
  4. Disciplinary Knowledge—Discipline-specific expertise and cross-discipline strategy

AACSB Accredited

STEM + Business, Only at Michigan Tech

Technology is shaping our lives faster than ever before. Michigan Tech's College of Business provides real-world graduate education experiences steeped in STEM to prepare the future business leaders of tomorrow.

Student Stories

Tomorrow Needs You

Supercharge your entrepreneurial spirit and meet the demands of a technology-driven society at a flagship public research university powered by science, technology, engineering, and math. Graduate with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed to succeed in tomorrow's high-tech business world.

Undergraduate Majors

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"I have been in Institutional Equity Sales at William Blair in Chicago for more than 10 years now and to this day I still reference MTU daily. Many universities provide students with business courses; Michigan Tech provides the tools to excel in the real world."Jessica Chlopek '06, finance