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As a finance major in the Brennan School of Business, you’ll learn to help individuals, corporations and nonprofit organizations manage risks, allocate resources and plan strategically for long-term success.

Master the science and art of resource management

The finance major will prepare you to confidently inform the financial decisions of individuals, corporations and nonprofit organizations. In small classes, you’ll work side-by-side with an outstanding faculty that includes Fulbright scholars, successful authors and top-level corporate leaders. You’ll learn not only about investment and portfolio management but also about persuasion, leadership, entrepreneurship, business law and ethics, and the subtle art of communicating within organizations and across cultures. You’ll be ready for leadership in a growing profession that enables enterprises of all kinds to grow and make the world a better place.

More ways to learn, on campus and beyond

Extensive practical experience is built into Brennan’s finance curriculum. Our practicums and internships draw on Chicago’s incredible corporate resources. We make our connections your connections, so you can test drive your dream job in the real world. You’ll dive deep into the ethical and legal implications of financial practices. To gain a global perspective on finance, you can choose from study abroad programs on four continents. You may even qualify for our first-rate Accelerated MBA Program—a pathway to a completed MBA in just one additional year of study.

Mykola Fedornyak

Brennan Graduate

Sourcing Analyst, Topco Associates LLC

“My Dominican experience included a great opportunity to study abroad in London. This may not have been possible for me at any other school. Dominican enabled me to find and pursue my chosen career in business analytics.”

Prepare for a life of purpose and impact

From your first to your last day on campus (and even after you graduate), you’ll have full access to academic and career advising that is thoughtful, effective and personalized to you. The Brennan Career Development Program will guide you through the subtleties of resume writing, interviewing, networking and much more. The Executives-in-Residence Program will introduce you to business leaders who will mentor you one-on-one in career settings. The curriculum itself will prepare you for lifelong intellectual and professional competence. You’ll be open to new ideas, proficient with emerging technologies, comfortable taking risks, and able to adapt and thrive through a long and meaningful career.

Alex Kehrt

Brennan Graduate

Senior Financial Analyst, Ammeraal Beltech

“My parents emigrated to this country 22 years ago and their dream was to raise a college graduate. Dominican made this dream a reality. Now I’m working as a financial advisor with Northwestern Mutual. I was a scholarship student, and someday I hope to pass along the generosity I received to future students.”

In addition to finance, Dominican offers a variety of undergraduate business majors.