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Fairfield, CT 06825

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Khawaja Mamun, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics & Finance
Martire Center W330 
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The finance program at Sacred Heart University provides students with the knowledge and skills required to apply the tools and techniques of financial management in all types of organizations. The Bachelor's Degree in Finance focuses on financial management as it relates to the raising and investing of capital consistent with the stated goals of an organization. The program also covers topics related to personal investing from the perspectives of both the individual investor and the people entrusted to manage investment funds.  

Small classes and a dedicated faculty with strong academic credentials and extensive corporate and government experience enable students to apply theory and skills to practical applications including financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, investment management, capital budgeting and risk management.

The finance program will enable you to:

  • Effectively begin your career as a finance professional
  • Develop  knowledge and problem solving capabilities in corporate finance, investments, financial markets, international finance and private wealth management
  • Use quantitative methods to solve problems
  • Effectively conduct research in finance
  • Understand how the legal, regulatory and ethical environment affects business decision making
  • Demonstrate effective written communication skills appropriate for a finance professional
  • Effectively use technology for financial applications
  • Demonstrate time management and deadline delivery skills
  • Work effectively in teams
  • Develop an awareness of the career opportunities available in the field of finance

Finance Degree Programs Offered




Latest News

Sacred Heart University Hosts Visitors from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

April 27, 2017

FAIRFIELD, Conn.—A team from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, toured Sacred Heart University last week and signed a formal agreement of partnership between the two universities. The day’s agenda included a presentation in the Martire Forum about “Monetary Policy in an Emerging Country,” given by Atiur Rahman, former governor of Bangladesh Bank (the central bank of Bangladesh, BB) and now a professor in the University of Dhaka’s Department of Development Studies.

Jack Welch College of Business Receives Certification from Global Finance Association

December 21, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University’s Jack Welch College of Business (WCOB) has joined only 49 other institutions from around the world in receiving official certification from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). This connection will help the business school better prepare students who are pursuing a financial risk management designation. “We are very pleased to welcome Sacred Heart University to the GARP Partnership for Risk Education,” said the GARP‘s managing director, Chris Donohue. “The master’s in finance & investment management program offered by the WCOB is a comprehensive program specifically developed with the requirements of global risk management in mind. Upon completing this program, students will be well-positioned to pursue the financial risk manager (FRM) designation and a career in the global risk management profession.”

Financial Risk Management Symposium Aligns with Business Research Center Launch

December 20, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University recently spotlighted select students pursuing doctorates in business administration in finance, who showed their dissertation work and conducted a financial risk management symposium. The event coincided with a celebration for the launch of SHU’s new Center for Applied Business Research (CABR).