Finance

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5401 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

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Khawaja Mamun, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics & Finance
Martire Center W330 
Tel: 203-371-7857 
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mamunk@sacredheart.edu

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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

Undergraduate

Graduate

Doctorate

Latest News

Doctorate in Business Administration Program Ranks 26 in Country

December 11, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – A new listing released by Top Management Degrees ranked Sacred Heart University’s doctorate in business administration program 26 out of 50 schools. Top Management Degrees, a website dedicated to business and management education, developed the ranking based on accreditation, prestige, estimated cost, student satisfaction and business management curriculum. According to Top Management Degrees, “each criterion was given equal weight to gather a well-respected and high quality doctoral business management program.” Data was gathered from each school’s website, as well as U.S.News and World Report, the Princeton Review and the National Center for Education Statistics. The listing is created to help students find the highest quality doctorate degree in business management.

Doctorate in Business Administration Program Ranks 26 in Country

December 10, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – A new listing released by Top Management Degrees ranked Sacred Heart University’s doctorate in business administration program 26 out of 50 schools. Top Management Degrees, a website dedicated to business and management education, developed the ranking based on accreditation, prestige, estimated cost, student satisfaction and business management curriculum. According to Top Management Degrees, “each criterion was given equal weight to gather a well-respected and high quality doctoral business management program.” Data was gathered from each school’s website, as well as U.S.News and World Report, the Princeton Review and the National Center for Education Statistics. The listing is created to help students find the highest quality doctorate degree in business management.

DBA Program Hosts Speakers, Poster Presentation at Stamford Graduate Center

November 24, 2015

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – On Friday, November 6, Sacred Heart University’s doctor of business administration in finance program hosted an afternoon of lectures, research presentations and professional networking at its Graduate Center in Stamford. The seminar—titled “Volatility of Futures Markets and the Real Economy”—featured presentations by Lucjan T. Orlowski, professor and director of SHU’s DBA in finance program, and Kwamie Dunbar, associate professor of finance and associate dean.