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Two University of St. Thomas - Houston finance students meet in the conference roomFinance is the lifeblood of any business. Finance professionals keep business running smoothly by analyzing data, forecasting and financial planning.

If you’re a detailed-oriented problem-solver with a knack for managing resources wisely, finance may be the right field for you. Demand for finance professionals is on the rise, and these graduates enjoy excellent career prospects.

UST’s central location in the thriving city of Houston means you’ll find numerous internship and job opportunities. Whether you want to contribute to the success of an established company or help an innovative startup grow, you’ll gain a wealth of knowledge with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.

University of St. Thomas - Houston company logos for economics and finance gradsThese are just a few of the companies where UST finance grads have found great jobs. With dozens of major organizations headquartered in Houston, our city is rich with career promise. Finance degrees open up a world of job opportunities in:

  • Banking and finance
  • Education
  • Manufacturing and distribution
  • Medicine and health care
  • Oil and gas
  • Technology

What can I do with a finance degree?

Priscilla Jimenez, University of St. Thomas - Houston BBA Finance Graduate

Even as a commuter student, I always found fun things to do on campus. The professors and students are so supportive in every way.

Priscilla Jimenez Energy Property Underwriter, AIG, Houston, TX | BBA Finance, 2013

Go Beyond Business As Usual

University of St. Thomas - Houston Cameron School of Business group of students and professorsUST is Houston’s only Catholic university, and Catholic social values form the foundation of our core curriculum. We respect the life and dignity of the human person, and believe in contributing to the common good. You'll learn how to engage in capitalism with a conscience, weighing the moral implications of your decisions.

Even in business classes, you’re welcome to talk about big topics, from ethics to religion. We discuss current events, including business impact, community responsibility and how we can improve conditions in the future. Many of our graduates are driving positive transformation through their work in the business world.