Finance

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Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics finds "employment of financial industry employees is expected to grow by 16% between 2010 and 2020" and that "demand for thorough financial documentation is expected to increase in response to recent financial crises and subsequent financial regulations. A growing range of financial products coupled with the aging demographics of those most needing financial advice are expected to lead to strong employment growth.

Career opportunites are endless, and include:

  • Bank and credit union personnel
  • Owner or CFO of a small business
  • Financial and budget analyst
  • Personal financial advisor
  • Insurance agent and underwriter
  • Real estate agent, broker, or developer
  • Financial advisor with an investment firm
  • Securities broker
  • Public finance

Whether your passion is for investment banking or securities on Wall Street, banking on Main Street, or helping people plan their financial futures, careers in finance are among the fastest-growing and best-paying positions in the business world.

The Dahl School's student job placement rates exceed 99% for the past two years' graduates. In addition, all of our students complete at least one internship or practicum experience, and employer ratings for these students have consistently exceeded 4.0 on a 5.0 scale. The relationships we establish with area businesses have proven valuable to our students while they are here and after they graduate.