Rivier’s Finance program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
B.S. in Finance
With the B.S. in Finance, you will be prepared for leadership roles in today's financial arena.
Why Study Finance at Rivier?
Rivier’s Finance program will prepare you for opportunities in a variety of in-demand careers in banking, insurance, corporate finance, investment management, risk management, and more. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the field of finance as well as business fundamentals to get you ready for the workforce in today’s competitive job market.
In this program you will:
- Gain critical analytical and problem-solving skills
- Network with business leaders in a variety of industries
- Learn the importance of resolving and maintaining legal and ethical issues
- Develop approaches to managing technology challenges
Get Ready for the World
You’ll pursue an internship with a local, national, or even international company to broaden your learning and gain valuable, resume- and professional network-building experience. You can tailor your experience to match your career interests and goals.
You can participate in study abroad opportunities ranging from faculty-led, week long study tours to a full semester spent at a university abroad. In addition to international travel, you’ll find global engagement opportunities right here on our campus in Nashua. From diverse speakers and networking opportunities to participation in student organizations such as the Business Club, you’ll enjoy a wide range of educational experiences that will broaden your worldview.
Our distinguished faculty are practitioners in their fields and bring real-world learning to the classroom through case studies, research opportunities, and more. The McLean Center for Finance and Economics broadcasts live world headline news and financial market data and features a ticker with scrolling real-time financial data from the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500; as well as a tracker with a customized data display.
Dr. Karen Spohn, Associate Professor of Business, is passionate about two things: encouraging economic literacy and helping students achieve their full potential. “I get the best feeling from helping students become confident in their abilities and master concepts that they had considered difficult at first,” says Dr. Spohn.
Where Will Your Degree Take You?
B.S. in Finance graduates are prepared to work in variety of in-demand financial careers.
- Investment bankers and brokers
- Financial managers
- Budget analysts
- Risk management analysts
- Financial advisors and planners
- Credit analysts
- Loan officers
- Many other finance-related positions
Take the Next Steps
Graduates of the Finance program are prepared to enter the competitive job market with confidence.
Learn about criteria, how the admission process works, and what will you need to apply.
Get access to real-world practitioners and secure internships that match your skills and interests.
Faculty will serve as your mentors and guides.
Join the workforce in a variety of dynamic fields.