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About Finance

Dreaming of becoming an expert on the stock exchange? Wish you knew how puzzle pieces of financial markets, capital and global economy fit together?

Ramapo’s Business Administration major with a Finance concentration will give you the knowledge, background and analytical skills necessary to manage money within a rapidly changing business and regulatory environment.


Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges

Job TitleSalary Range
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents$36,810 - Varies
Financial Clerks, All Other$25,820 - $62,310
Chief Executives$118,670 - Varies
Financial Managers$91,350 - Varies
Financial Analysts$59,350 - $163,220
Personal Financial Advisors$52,860 - Varies
Financial Examiners$54,940 - $170,490
Operations Research Analysts$55,780 - $165,770
Urban and Regional Planners$43,840 - $118,470

* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services ( or visit

As a student, you’ll have real-time access to the world’s financial data and state-of-the-art trading systems in our Global Financial Markets Trading Laboratory, especially when you take Corporate Finance and Securities and Investments courses. The lab allows your professors to give you valuable insights into how the financial and economic theories taught in the classroom apply in real financial markets.

Every student works closely with an assigned faculty advisor, especially if you decide to participate in a co-op or internship program at organizations such as: First Investor Corp, Gucci, Hanabergh & Associates, Merrill Lynch, Nationwide Planning Associates, Team-Baker and You can also consider studying abroad with our China Immersion Experience and at the American University of Rome.