The department offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree, where you can focus on finance and investments.


The undergraduate program in finance prepares students for professional positions with many Wall Street firms, such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, UBS, Citigroup, and JP Morgan Chase. The program also prepares students for finance positions in mutual funds, securities firms, commercial and investment banks, brokerage firms, investment advisory services, and other financial institutions. Students who graduate with a finance degree may also choose to enter the finance and treasury departments of nonfinance corporations, nonprofit institutions, and governmental agencies. The Department of Finance also offers minors in finance and financial planning. Students who intend to do future graduate study in finance or business are strongly advised to take advanced courses in mathematics, statistics, econometrics, and computer science in their undergraduate program.

7th Annual Summer Financial Careers Academy

The finance program within the B.B.A. curriculum at the Koppelman School of Business is affiliated with the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. This designation is awarded to institutions whose academic offerings align with at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), ensuring students receive a comprehensive understanding of the CBOK and are well-prepared for the CFA® exams.

The CFA Institute is dedicated to advancing the global investment profession through the promotion of ethical standards, educational excellence, and professional competence, ultimately benefiting society. The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation it offers is highly esteemed within the finance industry.

Through its participation in the University Affiliation Program, the finance program at the Koppelman School of Business is granted a specific number of scholarships for students.

For details on eligibility criteria for scholarships to take the CFA exam, e-mail the Department of Finance.

M.D. Sass Investment Institute CFA Scholarship

The M.D. Sass Investment Institute CFA Scholarship supports the success of Brooklyn College students pursuing careers in the finance sector. It provides financial assistance to motivated students, allowing them to prepare for and take the Level I Exam for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification.

Contact Information

Department Chair: Mina Glambosky
201 Whitehead Hall
P: 718.951.5012
F: 718.951.5358

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