The mission of the Department of Finance is to maintain and improve the intellectual environment that encourages creation and dissemination of knowledge. The department has a long-term commitment to research excellence among its faculty and doctoral students. Ongoing research activity enables us to continuously upgrade course content to make it contemporary and relevant to modern business needs.

The Department of Finance has an immense commitment to its students. The efforts of the department are directed towards providing the students with the required global exposure in addition to the essential subject knowledge. It has a reputation of producing graduates with strong quantitative skills and is presently focusing on strengthening the knowledge of our students the computer applications of finance and student involvement in international programs and in study abroad opportunities.

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Force/Adds for Summer 2015 will be accepted a week before classes start. Force/Add Form.

Pamplin Finance Career

Please visit the Pamplin Finance Career Link! A special link where Finance Majors can post their resumes, and search for jobs posted by recruiters.

CFA & CFP Tracks

Virginia Techs Pamplin College of Business has been named a CFA Program Partner of CFA Institute. Please see link for details.

CFP® (Certified Financial Planner) is the premier designation in the financial advisor profession. The department has implemented a CFP® Certification Education track. For more information about the requirements and benefits of becoming a CFP®, please visit