Finance

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The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University values data-driven, experiential, and market-based education and research. We empower our graduates to solve complex problems and lead thriving organizations that do well by doing good. 

The mission of the Weatherhead School is having an enduring impact on business and society through cutting edge research and innovative teaching that prepares professionals for the marketplace of the future. 

Following the school’s mission, the undergraduate finance program will train you to make immediate and skilled contributions in corporation finance, financial modeling, valuation, derivatives applications, risk management, fintech and financial analytics. 

At Weatherhead School, there are opportunities to join finance and investment clubs, network with finance professionals, and participate in city treks and other outside-classroom activities.

Ready to apply? Learn about admission deadlines and requirements.

World-Class Faculty in Banking and Finance

The undergraduate finance program is led by world-class faculty that also teach in our Master of Finance program (the largest program of the school), and the Master of Finance, China, program in Shanghai (MBA China in 2020 ranked the Master of Finance program in partnership with Tongji University in Shanghai, second among more than 200 finance-focused MBA programs in China).

Meet Our Faculty 

What Will I Learn as a Finance Student?

The bachelor’s degree in management will develop your analytical skills for solving management and business problems. You’ll build a strong foundation in business management by taking required courses in economics, accounting, statistics, communication, leadership, marketing, and operations research and supply chain management.

As a finance major, you will add to the core foundation provided by the bachelor’s in management with the necessary knowledge to be prepared for careers in banking, financial management, consulting and other fields. The finance major provides advanced skills and knowledge for financial analysis and decision making, including:

  • Understanding of global financial markets and valuation
  • Theory and practice of financial modeling
  • Advanced quantitative skills and application of financial analytics

We continually update our curriculum to meet the changing needs of the marketplace. For example, we recently added courses in fintech and advanced financial analytics.

See the General Bulletin for Specific Course Requirements

Integrated Master’s Program

As a student in the BA/BS and Master of Finance integrated program, you can obtain a BA/BS degree and a Master of Finance degree in as little as four years.

Learn More About This Degree Option

For more information, contact Jim Hurley, assistant dean of undergraduate and integrated study programs, at 216.368.3856, or Marybeth Keeler, program manager, Master of Finance, at 216.368.3688.

Finance Minor

Develop your analytical skills for solving management and business problems. With just 15 credit hours, you can easily add a finance minor to your undergraduate plan.