Finance | Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University

The Weatherhead School of Management values data-driven, experiential, and market-based education and research. We empower our graduates to solve complex problems and lead thriving organizations that do well by doing good. The mission of the Weatherhead School is having an enduring impact on business and society through cutting edge research and innovative teaching that prepares professionals for the marketplace of the future. Following the school’s mission, the undergraduate finance program trains students to make immediate and skilled contributions in corporation finance, financial modeling, valuation, derivatives applications, risk management, fintech, and financial analytics. At Weatherhead, there are opportunities to join finance and investment clubs, network with finance professionals, city treks, and other outside-classroom activities.

World-Class Faculty in Banking and Finance

The undergraduate finance program (ranked first in the U.S. by Businessweek in 2010 and 2012), is led by a world-class faculty that also teach in our very successful Master of Finance program (the largest program of the school), and the Master of Finance-China program in Shanghai (MBAChina in 2020 ranked the Master of Finance program in partnership with Tongji University in Shanghai, second among more than 200 finance-focused MBA programs in China.)

What will I learn as a BS in Management student?

The bachelor’s degree in management develops students’ analytical skills for solving management and business problems. All students in the management program build a strong foundation in business management by taking required courses in economics, accounting, statistics, communication, leadership, marketing, and operations research and supply chain management.

(See the general bulletin for specific course requirements).

BS in Management – Finance Major

As a finance major, you will add to the core foundation provided by the BS in Management the necessary knowledge to be prepared for careers in banking, financial management, consulting, and other fields. The finance major provides advanced skills and knowledge for financial analysis and decision making, including:

  • Understanding of global financial markets and valuation
  • Theory and practice of financial modeling
  • Advanced quantitative skills and application of financial analytics

We continually update our curriculum to meet the changing needs of the marketplace. For example, we recently added courses in Fintech and Advanced Financial Analytics.

BA/BS degree and Master of Finance Integrated Program

As a student in the BA/BS and Master of Finance Integrated Study program, you can obtain a BA/BS degree and a Master of Finance degree in as little as four years.

Learn more about this exciting degree option.

For more information, contact Jim Hurley, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate and Integrated Study Programs, at 216.368.3856, or Marybeth Keeler, Program Manager, Master of Finance, at 216.368.3688.

Finance Minor

Develop your analytical skills for solving management and business problems. At just 15 credit hours, you can easily add a finance minor to your current undergraduate plan.

You may choose to major in finance OR combine your undergraduate degree with an Master of Finance.

Ready to apply? Learn about our admission requirements.

See comprehensive information about Weatherhead’s BS in Management in the General Bulletin or learn more about the Banking and Finance department at Weatherhead.