Students majoring in finance have access to an active research faculty working across a wide range of subjects, including international finance, investment, corporate finance, finance economics, and commodity markets. Exposure to new research and age-old questions prepares students to be leaders in the financial services industry.
Our CME Trading Lab has the latest financial software, including Bloomberg Terminals, R, XTrader and OneTick. The free training students receive in these programs gives them a competitive edge in the job market.
The finance curriculum prepares students for a range of opportunities in finance, including trading, corporate finance and banking. Through close ties with finance professionals, we supplement the course materials with guest speakers from across the financial sectors. Our research faculty provide students with innovative educational programs that help students apply new insights to critical business problems.
At UIC Business, we help students find their dream careers. Some students may choose a "specialization" for their studies that lead to certain career paths in finance. These include corporate financial analysis; investment management; banking; global finance; real estate; and risk management.
For a full list of curriculum requirements, visit the UIC Catalog
For a full list of courses offered, visit the course catalog.
The Graduate Finance and Investment Group is a student-run organization dedicated to helping finance students network, provide community service, and get hands-on experience through special projects. GFIG maintains ties with the Chicago Quantitative Alliance, and group members have recently participated in the Research Challenge of the CFA Institute and TD Ameritrade's thinkorswim Challenge.