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Secure your career in financial management with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance

Invest in your future with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Finance from Mercer University. A degree in finance will prepare you to understand risk management and improve the financial health of businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. The program will also prepare you to tackle financial issues across industries such as managing investments and assets, so that after completing the finance major requirements, you can pursue a career in the growing and dynamic financial industry.

Students who choose a finance major will engage in challenging coursework and peer collaboration centered around real-world applications. This coursework will develop the business skills necessary for success and allow for specialization in areas like investments, corporate mergers and acquisitions, and derivatives.

Your Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance experience

Mercer’s BBA in Finance courses combine business and finance concepts to expose you to real-world applications of financial principles. You will study topics such as the function of financial managers, stock analysis and management, and risk and return. Through the undergraduate degree in finance, you will develop powerful presentation and research skills for your future career. You will also use tools like the Bloomberg dashboard, providing real-time data and analytics for financial professionals.

Explore finance degree program courses

Some courses for your Finance major requirements include Fixed Income Securities, Market Analysis and Portfolio Management, and:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Integrated Case Studies in Finance
  • Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Environment
  • Macroeconomics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Microeconomics

Explore courses descriptions for the BBA in Finance.

View finance major program requirements.

Your Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance adds up to a rewarding future

Some students who have completed their Finance major requirements go on to graduate school. Others earn their Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and move into fields like personal finance, supply chain management, and wealth management, and hold job titles such as:

  • Budget analyst
  • Commercial banking representative
  • Credit analyst
  • Financial consultant
  • Merger and acquisition analyst
  • Treasury analyst
Mercerians who have completed their major in finance requirements also hold positions in top companies and organizations such as:
  • Blue Bird Corporation
  • Kimley-Horn and Associates
  • Regions Financial Corporation

The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the job outlook for financial advisors to grow by 15% by 2031, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.

Learn more about our Finance major


Leverage your undergraduate degree in finance with Mercer’s Special Consideration Program to become a Double Bear. Eligible students may seamlessly transition into a graduate business program and continue building the skills to become a purposeful business leader.

  • 30% tuition benefit
  • Waived application fee
  • No GMAT/GRE test scores
  • Priority admission consideration

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Mercer gave me a top-notch education, a school I could call home, and friends I could call family. I graduated full of confidence because I could see the positive changes in myself that I attribute to the comprehensive education I received.

Matthew Long
Finance, '17
Financial Advisor, AXA Advisors

Mercer's professors are unparalleled. They taught me to challenge my own mind and inclinations, sharpened the focus of my intellectual endeavors, encouraged me to be always open-minded while still holding true to my beliefs, and pushed me to the best version of myself.

Megan Mandula
Finance, '17
Reporting Analyst, EARNEST Partners

I rely daily on knowledge that I learned from courses in the business school, and having a background in finance and economics has greatly helped me in understanding and addressing the needs of clients from a corporate law perspective.

Will Betts
Finance, '13
Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Mercer has a strong network of alumni that I was able to leverage to discover new avenues and job opportunities that assisted in the start of my business career, and I will continue to utilize and reciprocate the support of this amazing resource for years to come.

Sam Arrington
Finance and Economics, '13
Finance Rotational Program, Pfizer

I owe a large part of my success to Mercer University, specifically the Finance department, which taught me the skills I use every day to run my company. From advanced financial calculations used to project, to the accounting I use to do my books, Mercer gave me the tools I needed.

Carter McKinnon, Jr.
Finance, '16
Managing Partner, Principal - Hiram Industrial Real Estate


Learn from Experienced Faculty

In Mercer’s School of Business, faculty and staff are dedicated mentors, coaches, teachers, and experts in the field. Finance major requirements include courses taught by Ph.D.-credentialed faculty who are also CPAs, are accomplished in research and publishing, and are specialists in areas such as financial reporting, corporate behavior, internal auditing, and taxation.

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Start your journey toward earning a degree in finance and learn how to apply to Mercer University.