University of Vermont

BSAD Business Administration Major - Finance Concentration

Business Administration Major - Finance Concentration

The Grossman School of Business offers four concentrations within their undergraduate degree, Business Administration. Alumni who completed their concentration in Finance pursue a wide variety of careers, both directly and indirectly related to their course of study. This is a representative sample of job titles from recent UVM alumni who majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.

Job Title

Career Industry

Accountant Healthcare Services
Certified Public Accountant Entertainment
Finance Director Financial Services
Financial Analyst Financial Services
Financial Consultant Financial Services
Financial Operations Association Financial Services
Financial Planning and Analysis Transportation
Monumental Drafter Marketing
Mortgage Loan Officer Financial Services
Portfolio Manager Financial Services
Vice President of Capital Markets Financial Services
Wealth Advisor Financial Services

Recent Employers

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Boeing Company
Burton Corporation Caesar’s Resort and Casino
Fidelity Investments GE Healthcare
Morgan Stanley Ralph Lauren
Sierra Club UBS Financial Services
Wachovia Corporation Walt Disney World

Transferable Skills

In addition to the specialized material you study in your major, you will also gain useful transferable skills. Remember: it is essential to be able to articulate the skills you have gained.

Examples of transferable skills fostered while majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance

Critical Thinking Skills

Leadership and Administration Skills

Communication Skills

Make knowledgeable judgments and decisions when solving quantitative problems
Use logic to develop solutions to problems

Attention to details
Works well under pressure and meets deadlines
Ability to lead a team and give instructions

Simplify financial information for non-technical audiences
Active listening
Communicates clearly in writing and verbally

Research and Investigation Skills

Design and Planning Skills

Information Management Skills

Gather information
Analyze and interpret data
Monitor stocks and finances
Examine records

Plan and administer budgets
Estimate funding costs and expected returns

Maintain organized numerical data, financial information
Use computers
Derive information from a variety of sources

Interpersonal Skills

Skills and Assessing Values

Specialized Skills

Work collaboratively with teammates to develop effective solutions to practical problems

Ability to analyze a situation from multiple perspectives
Assess the needs of diverse communities and individuals

Understand business management, accounting principles, and financial structures of an organization
Forecast future financial needs

 

To learn more about majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the Grossman School of Business at UVM: http://www.uvm.edu/business/?Page=info/finance.html&SM=academic_submenu.html

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