Program overview

Gain a broad understanding of how the financial system operates at one of only two NJ schools with dual AACSB accreditation, and learn from talented faculty who hold top credentials. Engage in cutting edge research on financial markets, investments and global business.

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I was looking for a good business school and I found it at Rider. They gave me a great education with all the knowledge and tools I need to do well in business and finance.
Marlon Fiacco ’15
Finance (B.S.B.A.)
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Where potential becomes a plan

Finance majors find careers regionally and globally in business, industry, government service, and the nonprofit sector.

Common careers:

  • Portfolio manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Banker
  • Financial advisor
  • Corporate financial manager
  • Credit analyst
  • Financial consultant

Major concentrations

Choose from the following areas of specialization based on the your career path of interest. Each concentration leads to a nationally recognized credential that will differentiate you in the job search process.

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Program requirements

Students may choose one of four specializations within the finance major: Concentration in Private Wealth Management, Concentration in Investment Analysis, Concentration in Financial Management or Concentration in Financial Services Marketing. Our 120-credit program focuses on core business principles and strategies.

Accelerate your career with our 4+1 option that allows you to earn your undergraduate and  graduate business degrees in five years.

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Start strong to make it big

Build your skills in a co-op or internship and when you graduate, you will have the head-start you need to land your dream job. Past firms that have hired Rider graduates include Bloomberg, BlackRock, Dow Jones, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Chase.

Financial aid resources

Learn more about financial aid, tuition and the various options we offer to make your college education affordable.


Finance (B.S.B.A.)

Jason Chiu

Associate Professor, Department Chair

Department of Finance and Economics

Sweigart Hall

cchiu [at]


Academic Focus: Finance

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