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Careers in Finance

Careers in Finance

Virginia Tech’s finance majors have a wide choice of jobs and career paths available to them. In this section of the website, we have information regarding many of the most popular career paths. We discuss the finance professionals’ responsibilities and duties within each career path, and how these jobs fit within businesses and the economy. We also discuss some of the qualities and expertise required for many of these careers, as well as coursework and other resources at Virginia Tech that helps prepare students for them.

The Finance major at Virginia Tech features five options for students to choose from. Each option has been designed to prepare Finance students for a certain set of career paths. In this section of our website, we list and describe the career paths under option that we believe is the most relevant to prepare students for success in that career path. The five options available to Virginia Tech Finance undergraduate students are:

Corporate Financial Management

Investment Management and CFA

CFP Certification Education Option (Financial Planning)

Banking & Financial Institutions Management

Financial Accounting