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    Dr. Gary M. Quinlivan, Dean
    Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government
    Phone: 724-537-4597


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  • What Can I Do With a Major in Finance?

    Graduates will be well suited to begin careers at investment-specific firms or finance departments of any business. In addition, students may pursue continued education through master's or Ph.D. programs.

    • The McKenna School’s finance major is one of the few undergraduate programs in the United States with a curriculum that provides the advanced training necessary to pass the CFA Level I Exam.
    • Over the last two years, ranked by the ETS “Major Field Tests in Business” in the top 8.1-13.6% of the nation in finance out of 685 accredited (i.e., ACBSP and AACSB) business schools. In 2009, we broke the curve and placed in the top 2.9% of accredited business schools in finance.
    • The McKenna School offers SAP certification. SAP’s comprehensive business software suite is utilized by thousands of prominent world class companies (e.g., Kennametal Inc., Heinz Corporation, KPMG, Latrobe Specialty Steel Co., Siemens, …).
    • Unique Benedictine influence takes learning to a higher level (Visit and see for yourself!) Prepares you for a full life, personally and professionally, by nurturing your spirit as well as your intellect in a liberal arts environment.
    • Small classes and a finance professor will be your advisor.
    • The McKenna School encourages practical work experience through internships that we help students secure via an outstanding Career Center and a strong network of McKenna School alumni.