Learn professional money management with real money: Make decisions that count at UND.
UND's Finance program provides you with the theory knowledge you'll need to become a professional money manager — as well as the real-world experience that comes from working on the team that manages our $1 million Student Management Investment Fund.
- Program type:
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Finance at UND?
Finance professionals combine strong decision-making skills with in-depth financial knowledge — traits that UND's Finance program will foster in you. In addition to a host of technical finance classes that will teach you how to weigh risk, analyze opportunities and apply those skills in real-world environments, you'll also build written and oral communication skills that will help you relate to clients and deliver on their needs.
This program is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation by AACSB International puts the Nistler CoBPA in the top 5% of business schools in the world.
Work Worth Doing
The Dakota Venture Group is the first student-run venture capital fund in the U.S.
Gain invaluable real-world experience managing UND's $1 million Student Management Investment Fund.
Be part of the largest business school in North Dakota, and one of the top 5 percent in the world.
Sharpen your trading skills at the campus' Lanterman Investment Center, where you'll learn to balance risk and reward with access to nearly 140 different worldwide exchanges.
Network and meet other influencers when you participate in any of our 25 student-run professional clubs and organizations.
UND's Finance program puts you in position to take a position as a professional money manager. Some of the careers you can choose from include:
- Trust fund management
- Investment analyst
- Financial manager
- Financial planning and analysis
- Risk management
- Insurance analyst
When You Major in Finance
An Investments degree gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
- Financial Analysis
- Strategic Planning
- Portfolio Management
- Risk Management
UND Finance Major Alumni
Finance alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
- Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P.
- Wells Fargo & Company
- Northwestern Mutual
- Basin Electric Power Cooperative