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Finance Major at Westminster College

Interested in a high-end financial career? Westminster College's Finance degree will prepare you with a competitive edge for your career.How? Through …

• Top academic work with expert faculty,
• Exceptional networking opportunities with successful alumni, and
• Real-world financial experience.

Preparation for the CFA exam is included in Westminster's finance program.

Wall Street Experience

Westminster's Blue Blazers Investment Club offers real-life experience in financial management for students interested in finance careers. Launching in 1996 with $200,000 allocated by Westminster's Board of Trustees, the Blue Blazers' financial portfolio topped $500,000 in September 2014.

The club also takes biennial trips to New York City for a financial tour and to network with alums on the East Coast.

Graduate Success

Westminster graduates excel in banking, financial management, brokerage firms, mutual funds, and real estate. Among our successful alumni, you'll find Mary Ellen Ladieu '95, Vice President of Finance for ESPN International, and the former chief financial officer for Bank of America, Bob Muehlhauser '68.

Some of our most recent graduates working in the areas of finance are employed with firms such as Edward Jones, Wells Fargo Advisors, Cerner Corporation, Ernst and Young, and the Federal Reserve Bank.

A survey release in 2013 by the National Association of Colleges and Employers lists finance as one of the top 10 degrees that pay the highest salaries to new college graduates. Read more at Forbes.com.

96% of Westminster graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate/professional school within 6 months of graduation (based on 88% of graduates reporting).

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