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Major in Finance

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Money Works

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You have to know money to make money.

Truth is, it's not all about the money. The purpose of a degree in finance is to develop an understanding of financial management and operations. So, as a graduate, you'll not only be great at sticking to a budget, but also enjoy the opportunity for a lucrative and challenging career.

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A high-paying career, interesting work and job security—a degree in finance gets you all three.



Six months after graduation, 98% of our 2021 graduates found jobs, are continuing their education and/or are serving in the military.

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At UW-Green Bay, we strive to make college affordable to make higher education more accessible.

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The Green Bay

We've got the assets you need to succeed.

To help reach your professional goals, UW-Green Bay offers experience in college to build your resume, network and develop your skills. From hands-on experience in our lab to partnerships with local businesses to get you internship opportunities, we can help you find a successful career.

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Our Portfolio

Like any good portfolio, our educational offerings are diverse and growing.

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Major or Emphasis?

Majoring in finance gives you more specific expertise, while a major in business with an emphasis in finance gives you broader knowledge of the business world. Keep in mind that the major requires 12 more credits than the emphasis.

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Centers & Partnerships

Our partnerships with local businesses help both our students and our community thrive through workshops, consulting services, professional tax assistance and more.

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Willie D. Davis Finance & Investment Lab

With a donation from the Green Bay Packers Foundation, the Willie D. Davis Finance and Investment Lab houses trading floor and research facilities where you can invest real dollars and get hands-on business education.

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Mentoring Project

Designed for first-generation students, the Mentoring Project connects students with professionals in their majors.

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Phoenix Leadership Program

Develop your leadership skills and become a better leader in your career through a semester-long training experience.

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Though you don’t have to be a math whiz to get a finance degree, classes can be tough. If you need help, the Learning Center can connect you with resources.

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Emilie Popp, Finance Major

Investing in Our Students

"I can truthfully say that the best part about the Finance Program at UWGB really is the professors – they are always ready and willing to invest in you and your education."

Emilie Popp '23
Finance Major | Credit Analyst at Ariens Company

Professor Mussie Teclezion

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As a researcher in corporate investment policy and advisor for the Student Finance Association, Professor Mussie Teclezion is passionate about our program. If you have any questions about a finance degree, get in touch with him!

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