B.S. in Finance

  • B.S.
  • Undergraduate
  • On Campus
  • Business and Security Studies

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 B.S. in Finance program prepares 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 workforce-ready in today’s competitive job market.

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In the B.S. in Finance 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

Learn in Leading-Edge Facilities

Rivier’s Business and Security Studies facilities underwent a complete renovation in 2022. The facility includes collaboration spaces for project-based learning, cybersecurity labs, a technology hub, and office suites. The lobby ticker broadcasts live world headline news and real-time financial data from the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and S&P 500.

Business and Security Studies Center at Rivier University

These modern spaces align with Rivier’s focus on experiential learning; they provide students with the opportunity to learn in environments similar to the real-world offices and labs where they’ll work in their first professional positions. Engaging with new technologies and working collaboratively instills confidence and prepares students for greater success when they enter the workforce.

Get Ready for the World

Our distinguished faculty are practitioners in their fields and bring real-world learning to the classroom through case studies, research opportunities, and more. 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. The program allows you to tailor your experience to your career interests and goals.

Study abroad opportunities range 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 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.

A Commitment to Quality

Rivier’s Finance program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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.

Job Roles

  • Investment bankers and brokers
  • Financial managers
  • Budget analysts
  • Risk management analysts
  • Financial advisors and planners
  • Credit analysts
  • Loan officers
  • Many other finance-related positions

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