Why study Finance, Financial Planning, or Real Estate?

Finance plays a central role in everyone’s lives. Today’s global market is defined by complex financial issues that demand more from business professionals who must leverage academic research and proven best practices to develop and support efficient business models. Fox School programs offer a leading academic curriculum balanced with the opportunity for simultaneous professional certification and real-world problem-solving experience.

A degree in finance not only helps you understand the economy, fiscal performance, and financial products, but it will position you for a wide range of career possibilities, whether you work in the public or private sector, or for yourself. Finance majors typically find work in banks, firms, nonprofit organizations, government, or corporations.

Embark on a career in finance and reap the rewards of a fulfilling, flexible profession. A career as a financial analyst, international investment banker, real estate executive, or wealth manager starts with a strong foundation like the one offered here at the Fox School of Business.

Disciplines & Programs

Choose the Area of Study That is Right for You

Financial analyst, equity or bond trader, wealth management, credit analyst, treasury analyst, risk analysis, and compliance. Some of the most rewarding and challenging careers in domestic and international corporate community demand a background in finance. A Finance major from the Fox School prepares students for exciting and challenging careers in all areas of finance, and offers a robust curriculum, a broad and deep range of electives, and an impressive array of networking opportunities.

Student Success

Fox students begin their careers here. Read engaging stories about Fox students and alumni to learn how the school will help you increase your decision-making abilities, expand your global perspective, enhance your communication skills, and steer your career in the right direction.

Journal of Economics and Business

The Journal of Economics and Business (JEB) is published six times a year and focuses on theoretical and applied research in economics and finance in areas such as corporate finance, asset pricing, monetary and fiscal theory and policy, financial institutions and markets, and industrial organization.

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Meet the Faculty

The Owl Fund

The William C. Dunkelberg Owl Fund (“Owl Fund”) is a student run “value” equity investment fund that manages a portion of Temple University’s Endowment. The goal of the Owl Fund is to provide the Temple University students with a unique learning environment where they put investment principles into practice using live capital. Students prepare initiating coverage equity reports on S&P 500 companies by conducting market research, financial analysis, and relative/discounted cash flow valuations on companies in an assigned sector to capitalize on undervalued securities. Industry standard research tools such as Bloomberg Professional, FactSet and Thomson One are used to conduct company due diligence and valuation in creating research reports. Investment analysis and equity pitches are done in the Capital Markets Room.

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