This year U.S. News recognized Marquette’s program in Finance as #18 among the nation’s top business specialty programs.
With a focus on core areas of finance, applied learning experiences, and an emphasis on corporate social responsibility, our graduates are ready to meet the challenges of the business world. Our proximity to major financial hubs, Milwaukee and Chicago, provides easy access to speakers, site visits, and job and internship opportunities.
Financial service firms that are either headquartered or have major operations in Milwaukee include Northwestern Mutual, Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corp. (MGIC), Chase, Johnson Bank, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo, Robert. W. Baird, Mason Street Advisors, Artisan Partners, Wells Fargo Wealth Management, Heartland Advisors and Stark Investments.
Our connections are not limited to the Midwest. We have alumni in some of the most prestigious Wall Street firms including Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Citibank, and Bank of America in New York, Boston, and Atlanta. Finance faculty maintains strong relationships with these alumni, resulting in many opportunities for Marquette finance students to form connections.
Our faculty members are recognized researchers and excellent teachers with an applied learning focus. They conduct research in diverse areas from short-selling, leveraged buyouts, takeovers, sub-prime lending, to executive compensation.
The curriculum and courses are designed to include both theory and hands on projects that allow our students to both hit the ground running, excel in their careers, and sustain future career growth.