Finance, Bachelor of Science
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.
For more information about admission to this and other acclaimed undergraduate programs at St. John’s University, please visit Undergraduate Admission online. Or contact us directly at the campus of your choice:
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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.
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 Limerick, Ireland campuses through their Discover the World: Europe program.
The Tobin College also offers students 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 an opportunity to gain valuable business experience at a wide range of businesses in the New York metropolitan area.
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business Dean’s Distinguished Scholars Program
This elite program offers opportunities for high-achieving undergraduate business students to share their academic journey with fellow scholars in the program. It features enriched curricular activities designed to stimulate intellectual, professional, and personal growth by combining opportunities for career development, global study, research projects with faculty, and academic service learning.
Students are selected for the program by Tobin faculty. Business students who graduated in the top 10 percent of their high school class and scored a minimum combined verbal/mathematics SAT score of 1300 will be considered.
The Dean’s Distinguished Scholars Program participation requirements include:
- Enrollment in Distinguished Scholars-designated courses
- Participation in a subsidized Scholars Global Destination Course
- Completion of at least one internship course
- Participation in two workshop/speaker/career development activities per semester
- Maintenance of a 3.5 cumulative GPA, both overall and within student’s major
The benefits of the program are many, notably:
- Participating students receive a $2,000 grant toward the Tobin Global Destination course
- Participating students have the option to conduct research with a faculty member within the student’s major
- Participating students may live with other Distinguished Scholars in one of the University’s residence halls