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Finance is a very broad field with many rewarding career opportunities.  The Finance Program provided emphasis on decision-making across four primary areas: Banking, Corporate Finance, Investments, and Real Estate.

The Finance Program at the University of Louisiana Monroe attracts many of the best and brightest students.  ULM’s state-of-the-art facilities deliver an impressive and challenging learning environment guided by a faculty of experienced and accomplished finance professionals.

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What sets us apart?

Professional Program

The University of Louisiana Monroe Finance Program is designed to provide students with the flexibility required to maximize employability or continued education at the graduate level.

Innovative Learning

Students are exposed to the newest trends in the field of finance.

Globally experienced faculty

Students learn in a supportive yet challenging environment guided by an accomplished, professional faculty, with ample opportunities for support and mentoring.

Professional Network

Students network through the student-led Financial Management Association which brings in professional alumni from ULM to discuss the various positions and job duties in the field of finance.  

Internship Opportunities 

Gather hands-on experience with available internships and partnering local businesses.

100% Job Placement 

Most finance students have job offers before graduation.

Career opportunities abound in large and small firms, public sector agencies, all levels of government, non-profit organizations, and diverse industries, including many national and international destinations like: Bridgeport, Loss Angeles, Istanbul, Dallas, Washington, D.C., Reykjavik, Chicago, Houston, Hong Kong, Atlanta, Beijing, among others.

Here are a few of the top careers in this field:

- Commercial, personal and investment banking

- Financial advising and analysis

- Government, corporate and public finance

- Portfolio management

- Securities trading

- Real estate ventures

- Venture capital


Students in the Finance Program are exposed to diverse classes related with business decision-making:

- Financial Accounting

- Money and Banking

- Real Estate

- Corporate Finance

- Investments

- International Finance

- Case Problems in Financial Management

- Futures and Options Contracts

- Principles of Bank Operations

- Risk Management


Student Organization

ULM’s Finance Program has an active student-led organization which involves an opportunity to network with fellow students, meet with corporations and banks that are hiring, and take part in field trips to expand understanding of the financial world.


Finance majors have access to two specialized scholarship funds intended for curriculum majors.  Finance faculty are actively engaged in research and provide opportunities for students to participate in research if desired.

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