Finance, Bachelor of Science

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Queens Campus, Staten Island Campus

Overview

The undergraduate degree program in finance is designed to prepare students for careers in the fast-paced ever-changing world of business.    Our state-of-the-art Financial Information Lab allows students to gain expertise with hardware and software such as the Bloomberg terminals that are ubiquitous in the finance industry.   Our Student Managed Investment Fund course gives students an opportunity to put into practice what they’ve learned in the classroom by managing a portion of the university’s endowment.  Our distinguished faculty possess a wide range of experience and hold professional designations including the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Charted Financial Analyst (CFA) certifications.  

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Admission

Admission requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance are identical to those currently outlined for admission to a four-year bachelor of sciences in The Peter J. Tobin College of Business.

For more information about admission to this and other undergraduate programs at St. John’s University, please contact us directly at the campus of your choice:

Admission Office - Queens Campus

718-990-2000
admissions@stjohns.edu

Admission Office -  Staten Island campus
718-390-4500
siadmissions@stjohns.edu

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Career Outcomes

After completing our program in finance, graduates will have the critical thinking and analytical skills that both public and private sector employers value.  Our graduates have gone on to successful and rewarding careers at some of the world’s leading businesses.  Graduates that seek to further their education will find their training at the Tobin College of Business has prepared them for the rigors required for post-graduate success.

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Global Approach to Education

In today’s global economy, study abroad is becoming a necessity for success in the business world. Tobin’s Global Destination Courses (GDC) offer business students multiple short-term study abroad options during the fall and spring semesters. Past locations include: Ecuador, South America; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Santiago, Chile; Lima, Peru and Dublin, Ireland.

The Office of Global Studies also offers the opportunity to spend a semester traveling to our Rome, Italy; Paris, France and Seville, Spain campuses through their Discover the World: Europe program. 

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Additional Information

Along with outstanding courses and renowned professors, accounting students in The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John's benefit from world-class academic and technological resources.

The Financial Information Lab boasts state-of-the-art learning tools including 29 computer workstations. Each computer offers the latest FactSet financial software. The lab provides access to Bloomberg systems as well as news, stock market information and financial data to enrich every student’s understanding of the business world.

Drawing on St. John's extensive contacts in New York City's business sector, the Executive-in-Residence Program (EIRP) is a unique feature of The Peter J. Tobin College of Business. Guided by leading executives who serve as teachers and mentors, students engage in real-world consulting for actual businesses and non-profit organizations.

The Undergraduate Student-Managed Investment Fund is a highly selective program that gives students hands-on experience with managing a substantial portfolio.

The Tobin College also provides a unique opportunity to gain real world experience through our GLOBE Micro Loan Program, Service Learning Projects and Executive-in-Residence Program.  Our internship program provides students with invaluable business experience at a wide range of businesses in the New York metropolitan area.

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