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Khawaja Mamun, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics & Finance
Martire Center W330 
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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

Finance Forum: A Young Alumni Panel Discussion

February 1, 2019

The Center for Career and Professional Development Industry Series presents “Finance Forum: A Young Alumni Panel Discussion” on Friday, February 8, from 4-6 p.m. in the Martire Forum, 5401 Park Avenue, Fairfield. Join us for a discussion with young alumni professionals currently working in the field of finance. A meet and greet reception will follow the discussion. All interested students and alumni are welcome.

Sacred Heart Students Take on the Fed's College Challenge

December 21, 2018

Sacred Heart University students recently competed in a challenge put on by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York that is known nationwide as the College Fed Challenge. The competition provides an opportunity for college students to demonstrate their understanding of macroeconomics, monetary policy and the Fed's role. The New York Fed calls students' participation their "most important achievement."

Professors Find New Passion for Teaching Approach

December 5, 2018

Sacred Heart University’s Khawaja A. Mamun, chair and associate professor of economics and finance, recently partnered with Lisa Dierker at Wesleyan University to bring her innovative teaching method, “Passion-Driven Statistics,” to the Fairfield campus. Mamun’s interest, in fact, resulted in a two-day workshop for SHU’s statistics faculty that took place this fall at the Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center. Dierker and her Wesleyan associate, Jennifer Rose, led the sessions.