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Students majoring in Finance at Mercy College.

B.S. in Business Administration: Finance

Learn in one of the few trading room classrooms in the nation, which offers live Bloomberg technology and real-time market data.

If you want a career in finance, this is the program for you. The finance specialization has two tracks: 

Finance/Accounting Track: Prepares you for finance careers in business organizations and health care, government, and non-profit organizations.

The Finance/Economics Track: Prepares students for careers in the financial services industry.

Business Administration major studying finance.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may pursue careers in financial services, business, health care, government and non-profit organizations.

What You'll Get
The Mercy Advantage

  • Work on real projects for real companies at the Strategic Consulting Institute
  • Wall Street live trading in the market
  • Learn in our trading room with Bloomberg Terminals
  • Student managed investment fund
  • Faculty and leadership team with real experience from Fortune 500 companies

Part-Time Faculty

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Fushia Andre Adjunct Instructor
Finance
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Charles Borrelli Adjunct Instructor
Finance
cborrelli1@mercy.edu
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Howard Brathwaite Adjunct Instructor
Finance
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Jeffrey Cerutti Adjunct Instructor
Finance
jcerutti@mercy.edu
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Alice Earl Adjunct Instructor
Finance
aearl@mercy.edu
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Michael Edwards Adjunct Instructor
Finance
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William Feingold Adjunct Instructor
Finance
wfeingold@mercy.edu
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Gregory George Adjunct Instructor
Finance
ggeorge1@mercy.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does earning a degree take?

Full-time students can complete the 120-credit degree program in four years.

Are department faculty available for academic advising?

Yes, faculty are always ready to help students with questions about what courses to take, the sequencing of courses, and career opportunities, including internships and cooperative education.

Program Details & Curriculum

Curriculum Overview

Bachelor of Science
General Liberal Arts and Sciences
General Education Requirements: 60 Credits

ECON 125, 220, 221, and 230, MATH 116 and MATH/CISC 120 or MATH/CISC 131 are prerequisites for the major and must be used to fulfill general education requirements.

Core and Specialization

Business Administration Core: 30 Credits
Specialization: 18 Credits
Open Electives: 12 Credits

Total: 120 Credits

For a full curriculum listing visit our catalog

Program Outcomes

By the end of this program, students should be able to: 

  • Evaluate the effects of globalization on the business environment
  • Recognize and evaluate ethical issues in business
  • Utilize business concepts, methods, procedures, and management information systems to facilitate strategic planning and decision making
  • Use oral, written, and presentation skills to communicate effectively in the professional business environment
  • Function effectively as team members and, where appropriate, as team leaders
  • Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental principles and key concepts in finance
  • Assess the legal, economic, and social aspects of a financial management decision