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Help Businesses and Individuals Build the Future

Develop the knowledge you need to understand investments, markets and wealth management. Apply your financial savvy to help organizations function and individuals invest.

Earn Your Degree in Finance at Sacred Heart University

This program provides students with the theory, analytical skills and technical expertise necessary for success as a finance professional.

Sacred Heart’s finance program is the first program in Connecticut, and one of the only in the nation, to partner with the CFA Society to develop an investment program for investment professionals. Students also benefit from the Problem-Based Learning Lab, an experiential learning program that exposes students to real-world business problems that require real-time solutions.

Students can pursue their finance degree through a variety of programs:




Find your place in the world of finance.

Finance graduates often pursue careers as:

  • Bankers
  • Financial analysts
  • Investment portfolio managers/analysts
  • Investment security traders/analysts

Graduates of the program have been hired by:

  • General Electric Corporation
  • GE Capital
  • People’s United Bank
  • UBS
  • Bank of America
  • The World Bank
  • Bloomberg
  • Interactive Brokers
  • Diageo
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Morgan Stanley
  • EuroPacific Capital
  • US Trust
  • Blum Shapiro
  • PriceWaterhouse Coopers

Invest in your future. Learn more about Sacred Heart’s finance programs today.

Latest News

SHU Recognized by Colleges of Distinction for Academic Excellence

June 14, 2017

Sacred Heart University has yet again been recognized by the higher education organization Colleges of Distinction for its academic excellence. Colleges of Distinction’s mission is to help parents and students find the right colleges by producing a guidebook with the necessary information on the finest colleges and universities. The organization most recently awarded SHU with badges for its first-rate business, education and nursing programs.

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.”