BSBA in Finance

Call the shots with a finance degree

Be the decision maker at the heart of business with a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in finance from Trine University.

The degree: Preparing you for big decisions

The Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in finance at Trine University focuses on developing future business leaders, offering two specialized tracks, corporate finance and wealth management.

The corporate finance track will enable you to understand the financial processes that drive a business' ability to grow and expand. Take advantage of specialized advanced financial management and financial modeling courses.

Our wealth management track provides you with hands-on experience in portfolio management using same software as real-world portfolio managers. Practical experience is enhanced by participation in trading challenge competitions, as well as first-hand experience managing a real investment portfolio. This experiential learning is combined with courses designed to equip you with specialized knowledge and skills in investment and portfolio management, risk and insurance, as well as personal selling.

The experience: Real-world finance experience

Our accredited program focuses on real-world learning, an internship in the industry and teaching by experts in finance. Courses will enable you to understand the financial processes that drive a business' ability to grow and expand.

The result: Alumni in key roles across the nation

Our graduates work in large and small banks and financial institutions across the nation, as well as the nation's leading businesses. Other potential career options are in real estate, insurance and money management.

Finance alumni work at companies including:

  • Ambassador Enterprises
  • Ash Brokerage
  • Edward Jones
  • Farm Bureau Insurance
  • Fiat/Chrysler
  • Marathon Petroleum
  • MedPro Group
  • New York Life
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Owens Corning
  • Raymond James Financial Services
  • Wells Fargo
  • Zimmer Biomet
Global Business Accreditation

Finance news


Trine students inducted into business honor society


McGonagle, Benysh named Trine Homecoming royalty


Additional Information

The objective of the Finance Club is to provide current students with extracurricular opportunities in the area of finance. It’s also a way of facilitating professional and personal growth. The club focuses on creating hands-on activities promoting networking, career search and portfolio management skills for its members.

The Bachelor of Science in business administration - finance degree offers career opportunities in a number of different areas, including:

Corporate Finance

  • Treasurer 
  • Financial analyst 
  • Credit/Cash manager
  • Benefits officer 
  • Real estate officer 
  • Controller

Money Management

  • Portfolio manager     
  • Portfolio manager sales 
  • Investment advisor 
  • Mutual fund analyst 
  • Hedge fund manager 
  • Financial planner

Commercial Banking

  • Credit analyst
  • Loan officer 
  • Branch manager 
  • Trust officer 
  • Mortgage banker

Real Estate

  • Real estate agent/broker     
  • Real estate appraiser 
  • Property manager 
  • Real estate advisor
  • Real estate construction and development 
  • Real estate entrepreneur

Investment Banking

  • Corporate finance     
  • Mergers and acquisitions 
  • Project finance 
  • Trading 
  • Structured finance derivatives 
  • Investment advisor 
  • Equity research 
  • Fixed income research 
  • Emerging markets research 
  • International sales 
  • Public finance 
  • Stock broker
  • Institutional sales
  • Computer systems
  • Ratings analyst

Insurance

  • Insurance agent
  • Financial planner
  • Benefits planner
  • Pension planner

Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.