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FinanceThe Finance major at Penn State Behrend offers students a dedicated program of study in the principles of finance and its major core areas of financial management, investment, and financial markets. The program provides high-quality instruction with small class sizes and opportunities for students to conduct research collaboratively with faculty.

Penn State Behrend’s finance program also features a financial services lab, which has the most current technology providing the same financial information Wall Street players and investors receive. Students have access to a Bloomberg terminal, which enables to complete four Bloomberg certificates and gives them access to many other financial and information resources.

The Penn State Behrend Bachelor of Science in Finance program has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.

In addition to the general Finance major, students can pursue multiple majors in Finance and Accounting, Finance and Interdisciplinary Business with Engineering Studies, or Finance and Business Economics.

Students may also pursue a certificate in Financial Planning, Financial Risk Management, or Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics.

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