Careers in finance exist in virtually every enterprise and are especially satisfying if you have an interest in math and money management, are detail oriented, and enjoy research and data analysis. Financial service professionals help organizations and individuals better utilize their resources. Traditional employment opportunities exist in commercial banks, investment banks, insurance companies, and real estate firms. Finance graduates can also find opportunities in manufacturing, wholesale, retail, service industries and the non-profit sector. Belmont alumni have accepted offers of employment from Arbor Healthcare, Avondale Partners, Bank of America, Capital Financial Group, Caterpillar Financial, First Tennessee Bank, Ghertner & Company, Healthways, LifePoint Hospitals, Morgan Joseph, Morgan Keegan, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and Regions Bank.
Belmont students have access to the Massey Center for Financial Information, the first educational financial trading classroom in the State of Tennessee, and the opportunity to help manage over a quarter of a million dollars in our student-managed investment funds. Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment employed in top brokerage firms, students can gain the hands-on experience they need to manage investment portfolios.
The Jack C. Massey College of Business offers courses in every aspect of finance: corporate, investments, banking, insurance, and real estate. All of the faculty take the insights gained from their professional experiences in the financial planning industry, in retail brokerage, investment consulting, and fee-based asset management, into the classroom. This enables our students to benefit from real-life business experience and to study finance in practice as well as in theory.
Each spring finance majors have the opportunity to go to Chicago and visit the Federal Reserve and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.