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Majors & Degrees

Finance

The Finance program at MC is designed to give students a strong foundation in the principles and practices of finance including financial analysis, financial management, and investment strategies.

The MC Experience

Founded in 1946, the School of Business is MC’s largest school. With more than 6,000 graduates, our track record is exceptional. Our alumni include CEOs, CFOs, and leading executives who make a positive impact on their communities.

While hundreds of students choose MC’s School of Business each year, you’ll still benefit from small class sizes and personal connections with faculty. Our faculty offers a wealth of professional experience from the business world, with 20 out of 22 also holding a Ph.D. in their field. The MC School of Business not only teaches students the required textbook material but also strives to simulate real-world experiences through the use of case studies on relevant companies in today's market and in-depth projects that explore real-world businesses and their financial decision-making strategies.

As a part of this learning process, students also get to hear real-life perspectives from the Executive Speaker Series that brings in top-level executives and successful entrepreneurs to campus each semester. Recent speakers have included: Steve Forbes; Condoleezza Rice; John Brock, CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises; Mike Ducker, COO of FedEx; and Dan Cathy, COO, and President of Chick-fil-a.

Investment Club

The MC Investment Club manages an actual $100,000 fund provided by the School, providing students real-world experience in investing and portfolio management. During the club's regular meetings, student members gather to discuss current market conditions, recent market news, market forecasts, and investment analysis.

Delta Mu Delta

Mississippi College’s business students get plenty of opportunities to shine. One option is Delta Mu Delta, the national honor society for outstanding business students. Delta Mu Delta encourages scholastic achievement in business and recognizes high-performing students with honors and awards.

Study Abroad

Build on your business training with a global outlook at Mississippi College. MC offers study abroad programs in Costa Rica, France, London, Austria, Seoul and Spain. You can take classes and earn credit while strengthening your language skills and broadening your cultural horizons.

As a finance major, you’ll take courses in topics such as:

  • Investments
  • Financial accounting
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Money & Financial Institutions
  • Business Statistics
  • Strategic Management

A High-Quality Facility for a High-Quality Program

Mississippi College’s School of Business is located in Self Hall, a state-of-the-art learning facility. Recently updated with a multi-million dollar renovation, Self Hall features building-wide wireless internet and up-to-the-minute stock tickers displayed throughout the building. Labs are equipped with up-to-date computer technology and specialized software for business applications.

Opportunities

The School of Business partners with local, national and international businesses to provide benefits to our community and valuable learning opportunities to students like you. These organizations include:

  • State Farm Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Regions Bank
  • KPMG LLP
  • Horne LLP

Take the next step

We’d love to connect with you to help you begin your journey to becoming a
Mississippi College graduate. Visit campus, request info, or apply today.