School of Business Administration
- Quick Center
- tel: 610-499-4300
- fax: 610-499-4614
Iqbal (Monty) Mansur
- Professor of Finance
- Quick Center, Room 226
- tel: 610-499-4321
Whether your goal is to become a leading financial professional on Wall Street or go into business on your hometown’s Main Street, the Widener School of Business Administration’s finance major is the degree for you.
Finance is a broad discipline that that can be applied to all aspects of business, and financial market changes are felt worldwide. Therefore, individuals trained in finance become leaders in a wide range of industries. At Widener, you’ll learn how to be analytical, how to budget, how to be a problem solver, and how to become a future leader.
Financial service companies such as firms in banking, finance, and insurance have long been an industry with job growth and security. Financial analysts and financial planners in particular will be in strong demand due to an aging population relying on individually managed retirement accounts. Widener students specializing in financial planning will be perfectly positioned to meet the challenges of this growing sector.
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.
Finance majors have an opportunity to gain real-world experience by joining the Money Club.
- Financial planner
- Investment banker
- Financial analyst
- Stock broker
- Merger and acquisition specialist
- JPMorgan Chase
- CMS Advisors
- Merrill Lynch
- Wilmington Trust
- Mercier Financial
- Wells Fargo
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.