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This interest field represents the spectrum of money matters, from its use by individual consumers, corporations and governments, to how it gets transacted, leveraged, marketed and reported.  Tasks include forecasting budgets, developing pricing models, performing audits, executing trades, projecting trends, approving loans, designing new financial products, and researching growth industries.  All jobs in this group require strong quantitative analysis skills; some require certification or advanced degrees.

Related Majors at MSU

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources: Agribusiness Management, Food Industry Management
College of Business: Accounting, Finance, General Management, Marketing

James Madison College: International Relations, Political Economy Specialization

College of Natural Science: Statistics

College of Social Science: Economics

Students from a broad range of majors (from colleges such as Arts & Letters and Communication Arts & Sciences) often develop key skills through coursework and experience that prepares them for careers in this field.

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Sample of employers who often recruit MSU students for internships and full-time positions

  • AXA
  • Bank of America
  • Eaton
  • First Investors
  • Greenstone Farm Credit Services
  • J.P. Morgan Chase
  • Plante & Moran Financial Advisors
  • Stout Risius Ross
  • Wells Fargo
  • Whirlpool


  • Blackman Kallick
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • Plante & Moran
  • PWC
  • Marathon
  • Stryker

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