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Department of Finance



Many of the most challenging and rewarding careers in domestic and international markets demand a background in finance.  These careers include financial analyst, equity or bond trader, wealth manager, credit analyst, treasury analyst, risk manager plus many, many more.  A finance major from the Fox School prepares students for exciting and challenging careers in all areas of finance with a hands-on curriculum, a broad and deep range of electives, and an extraordinary range of networking opportunities.

Finance is the science of how individuals, corporations, and other public and private
organizations allocate their capital or money through uncertain times.  At the Fox School, we provide the necessary skills, knowledge, and expertise to allow students to succeed in this dynamic and applicable field.  Specific areas of study include:

  • Investment Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Modeling
  • Consumer Real Estate

As a student, you will work with distinguished faculty and scholars at the cutting-edge of teaching, curriculum development, and thought-leadership through research. Our faculty comprises 22 full-time faculty members holding doctorates from top, U.S. business schools.  The faculty takes great pride in its teaching excellence and research productivity.  As thought leaders in the fields of corporate finance, investments, and banking, faculty work consistently appears in highly ranked journals such as The Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and the Journal of Law and Economics.

You will gain a wealth of real-world knowledge through the impressive array of student organizations and networking opportunities provided through the Finance Department and the Fox School.  Temple’s alumni remain actively engaged with the University and contribute to advancing your career.  The School provides numerous opportunities for our students to interact with corporate and public leaders through such organizations as the Financial Management Association and The Owl Fund.

Learn about our bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs.