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Business Administration: Finance at Fredonia

Fredonia’s Finance program offers you a future-focused business education. The program has the prestigious AACSB-accreditation offering excellence in instruction and proactive community service. You will be prepared to plan, manage, and analyze financial and monetary aspects of business enterprises, banking institutions, or other organizations. You will be instructed on principles of accounting, financial instruments, capital planning, funds acquisition, asset and debt management, budgeting, financial analysis, and investments and portfolio management. Fredonia students are supported by faculty with decades of professional experience.

The Fredonia Difference

Internships are required in Fredonia’s program. You can be active in a professional setting as early as your junior year. You can also participate in business clubs as early as your first year. ENACTUS, Fredonia's entrepreneurial student organization, has consistently competed, and won awards, at a national level. Accounting and finance majors participate in a “Meet the Professional Night” annually where they speak one-on-one with firms and companies about internships and jobs. The American Financial Management Association offers opportunities to manage scholarship funds for the department.

Career Opportunities

  • Financial analyst
  • Financial services professional
  • Trade processor
  • Payroll specialist

It's Different Here


Top Ranking

Fredonia ranked among the top 5% of business schools in the world.


placement for graduates

97% of Fredonia School of Business graduates are employed or pursuing advanced degrees within one year.


M.B.A. Affiliations

Fredonia's connections to graduate schools across New York offers you a clear path to a Master’s degree in five years.

Why Finance at Fredonia?

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Internship Opportunities

Earn up to 24 credits of internship towards a bachelor's degree. Our students have interned at Disney, American Express, and Morgan Stanley, to name a few.

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Qualified faculty

Highly qualified full-time professors with academic degrees, business experience, scholarship, and teaching know-how. Professors are actively engaged in presenting and publishing their research.

Sample Courses

Business Law I

A general study of the functions and procedures of law. Included will be a detailed analysis of legal principles governing contracts, torts, agency and business organizations.

Managerial Finance

The techniques of managerial finance as a decision science, in the context of owner wealth maximization and alternative business goals, are presented. The topics include time value of money, risk analysis, capital budgeting, capital structure, dividend theory, financial analysis, working capital management and foreign exchange risk management.

Portfolio Management

Portfolio formation as based upon various objectives, notions of market efficiency and the associated empirical investigations that underlie modern portfolio theory, and differing methods of portfolio measurement are presented.

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