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    Investing in a Finance Degree at Scranton

    University of Scranton students learn using the latest equipment and Bloomberg terminals in the Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center of Brennan Hall, which simulates a trading floor, and is fully equipped with an electronic ticker and other news and data displays.
    February 16, 2022
    By: Alison D’Mello ’22, student correspondent

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual pay for financial managers and financial analysts in 2020 was $131,180 and $83,660, respectively.

    Housed in The University of Scranton’s AACSB-International accredited Kania School of Management, this Bachelor of Science degree prepares students for employment in the financial services industry with opportunities to participate in prestigious internships, faculty-mentored research and the CFA Investment Research Challenge. Career opportunities in this field include collateral analysts, fixed income analysts, traders and securities brokers.

    Companies where students have interned include AXA Equitable, Bloomberg LP, the Federal Reserve Board and Morgan Stanley.

    Scranton graduates have gone on to work with companies that include Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, AXA Financial and Bank of America, among others. Among the graduate schools that have admitted Scranton graduates are Cornell School of Law, University of California at Berkley and the Wharton School of Business at Penn.

    Alison D’Mello ’22, East Brunswick, New Jersey, is a social media strategies major at The University of Scranton.
    Alison D’Mello ’22, East Brunswick, New Jersey, is a social media strategies major at The University of Scranton.
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