The Financial Management major is specifically designed to prepare students for careers in corporate money management and investment. The curriculum is closely tied to professional financial services practice. It was developed in partnership with the local Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) society, and prepares students to take the first level of the CFA exams which lead to the CFA designation. There are many career opportunities for students that complete this major, including working as a financial analyst, asset manager, and research associate for investment companies, investment banks, hedge funds, insurance companies and securities brokers. Students who major in Financial Management are also eligible to apply to the 4+1 Financial Risk Management Program.
The Financial Management major is available to students at the Hartford and Stamford Campuses.
You will take classes like:
- Principles of Investments and Derivatives
- Alternative Investments and Risk Management
- Security Valuation and Portfolio Management
- Applications in Financial Management
- Financial Ethics
- Get involved in Student Organizations like: UConn Stamford Financial Management Club, Hartford Business Society, and Finance Society
- Earn your Bloomberg Market Concepts Certificate in Storrs, Hartford, or Stamford
- Study abroad and take courses toward your major in places like China, Australia, the UK, and more!
- Apply for the Student Managed Fund and gain hands-on experience in stock selection and portfolio management
- Explore Learning Accelerators to leverage your professional work experience with skills learned in the classroom
- Learn more about the School of Business Experience to see even more opportunities
What types of experiential learning are Financial Management majors engaging with?
In a 2019 survey of Financial Management students, when asked what opportunities had the strongest impact on their development of professional skills:
Financial Management is for You
If you're interested in:
- Investment banking
- Portfolio management
- Financial planning and analysis
- Providing guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions
and you enjoy following trends and developments within the fields of investment banking, non-banking corporate finance, and private wealth management.
Learn more by contacting a TME student mentor.
Apply to Financial Management
Tashanta Gray (Financial Management, Stamford Campus '20)
“I was always curious about the markets and wanted to learn how to evaluate stocks and bonds. Financial Management is such a broad topic and you can find a niche - whether it is accounting, alternative investments, fixed incomes and much more.”