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  • School of Business Administration

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    • tel: 610-499-4300
    • fax: 610-499-4614
  • Iqbal (Monty) Mansur



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Finance

Concentrations

  • Traditional Finance Track

    For students bound for positions with financial institutions and investment houses, the traditional finance track will prepare you for professional positions in companies like Vanguard, BNY Mellon, and JPMorgan Chase.

  • Certified Financial Planning Track 

    The certified financial planner (CFP) is appropriate if you wish to start your own financial planning business. Widener is one of only two universities in the region that qualifies you to sit for the CFP exam at the end of the program.

Why Widener?

SMIF

Involvement in Student Managed Investment Fund

Finance majors can gain real-world experience through the on-campus Money Club and by running the student managed investment fund. Students learn valuable money management skills from an advisory board of professionals from leading financial firms, many of whom are Widener alumni. 

Michael Quinn

Internship Opportunities

Widener assists students in finding internships that provide valuable financial experience and on-the-job training. Student athlete Michael Quinn, for example, is getting real-world experience through his internship in the card services department of JPMorgan Chase. Michael’s team is responsible for tracking trends within the fraud atmosphere and using that knowledge to institute new initiatives or processes to prevent fraud. 

Career Fair

A Pathway to a Profession

Industry experts teach in undergraduate classes, giving students the opportunity to begin networking while still in the classroom and providing them with insight into the skills needed in today’s workplace. In the course Fin 450 (Financial Practices and Regulations), these industry experts help prepare students to take Series 65 exam, which is designed to qualify candidates as investment adviser representatives. Widener students are also qualified to sit for the CFP exam following completion of the finance degree program. 

 
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Fran Golden

Fran Golden

2005

I had a great feeling when I visited Widener. It's a small school with personalized attention, yet it has a larger school feel with the nightlife and sports teams.

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Potential Careers

  • Financial planner
  • Investment banker
  • Financial analyst
  • Stock broker
  • Merger and acquisition specialist

Recent Employers

  • Vanguard
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • CMS Advisors
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Wilmington Trust
  • Mercier Financial
  • Wells Fargo

ABET

 

The School of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This professional accreditation places Widener among the top one-third of college business schools in the U.S. and Europe.