Build a Career-Ready Portfolio
You’ll step right into a finance career with the real-world skills you gain at Susquehanna to work as an analyst, in investor relations or as a financial adviser.
We have a state-of-the-art investment research lab with 11 Bloomberg terminals, an exception for a school our size. Bloomberg terminals allow you to analyze financial market in real time. You’ll also learn about placing and tracking trades by investing real university funds in the stock market through the River Hawk Investment Fund.
Less than 4% of business schools worldwide are recognized as a CFA Institute Affiliated University. As one of those few institutions, Susquehanna provides scholarships to help you cover the costly CFA® Level 1 exam. Because we cover nearly three-quarters of test material in class, you’ll be ready to take the exam right out of the gate after graduation or even in your senior year!
You also have a chance to participate in the CFA Institute’s research challenge, a global competition that gives our students intensive training in financial analysis and professional ethics.
Our graduates achieve, with rewarding careers with brokerages or investment advisory firms, banks, insurance companies, manufacturing and service organizations. In addition to offering our students jobs, these companies help our students with internships.
Because our bold curriculum is rooted in the liberal arts, you will develop essential skills that employers seek, like writing, teamwork, presentation delivery, critical thinking, interpersonal relationships and leadership.
The Susquehanna Difference
Our Sigmund Weis School of Business is accredited by AACSB International. Only about 5% of the 15,000+ business programs worldwide have earned AACSB accreditation, making our program part of an elite group. For you, it means top companies will recognize the high quality of your degree, often offering higher, more competitive salaries.
You’ll be assured intercultural experiences and even an international internship through our nationally recognized Global Opportunities program. Adding one of our interdisciplinary minors, like leadership, helps you gain a better understanding of important topics in today’s world.
Ninety-eight percent of Susquehanna graduates have jobs within six months of graduation.