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Murray State’s finance program prepares students for careers in financial planning, banking, corporate finance, investment and insurance. The demand for finance specialists has increased dramatically and employment in the field has skyrocketed. From the world's stock exchanges to multinational corporations to highly competitive banking and financial service firms, finance has mesmerized the world during the past two decades. Few career choices offer the combination of growth, high income and dynamism that finance extends to you.

Degree options: If you major in Finance, you can earn either a Bachelor of Arts in Business (BAB) or a Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) degree in Finance.

Already have an associate degree? Check out the Finance Transfer Pathway to see how you can earn your bachelors in Economics at Murray State.


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Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business

DEPARTMENT OF Economics and Finance

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Clubs and Internships

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved with campus activities at Murray State, so why not get started with the Finance and Economics Society or the Omicron Delta Epsilon honor society in economics? Attend presentations from exciting speakers in the finance field. Find leadership opportunities. Take trips to businesses in Nashville, Louisville and surrounding cities. Work with classmates and faculty on a more personal level. Discover scholarship opportunities. The world of finance is waiting is waiting for you.

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