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People who work in finance affect every person—and every business—because “money makes the world go round.” You were probably told the reason you should go to college is to get a good job and what? That’s right, make good money.

From global corporations to small business enterprises, and big family fortunes to the small budgets of college students, having financial savvy is a must. With the knowledge and experience you’ll gain from Northwood University, you can increase the bottom line of others while making a profitable career for yourself. Seems like a fair tradeoff.

Here are some ways you can make a difference while making a nice future for yourself:

  • Help your company raise capital to finance a growth plan, resulting in new jobs.
  • Raise money to build roads, bridges, schools, and hospitals.
  • Help customers finance businesses, homes, or a college education.
  • Work closely with clients to develop their complete financial picture and advise them on how to best achieve their financial goals.
  • Invest the funds of other people.

A Degree that Works

Industries where you will find many of our graduates include:

Automobile Finance Companies
Banks
Brokerage Houses
City, State, and Federal Government Agencies
Corporate Finance Departments
Credit Unions
Financial Planning Companies
Insurance Companies
Law School
Wall Street

Exciting positions for Finance majors include:

Financial Analyst
CIA Agent
FBI Agent
Financial Officer
Financial Sales Representative
Investment Banker
Insurance Fraud Investigator
IRS Agent
Loan Officer
Risk Manager
Trust Officer

Education in Action

  • Your professors are highly qualified educators with extensive, successful business backgrounds. Their mixture of learning resources makes for an interesting and exciting educational environment.
  • Join the Finance Association which meets twice each month during the school year and incorporates various speakers, topics, movies, networking opportunities, and more.
  • Take part in on-campus clubs like Business Professionals of America and Collegiate DECA, or play a leading finance role in our campus’ high-profile special events.
  • The courses are designed to prepare you for careers in financial services. You will be prepared to take the Series 7 and DFP exams after graduation.
  • Attend special events to hear industry leaders.