Finance

The art of finance: to look into the future and see the organization not as it is, but how it should be. A financial analyst helps an organization understand its financial standing and advises the organization on how to fulfill its financial goals. Working in finance keeps you on your toes as you develop strategies to combat financial issues that may arise in a company. Understanding finance is essential to the success of an organization.

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SPECIALIZE IN NICHE INDUSTRY

Six Reasons to Study Finance at JBU

Reason #1

SPECIALIZE IN NICHE INDUSTRY

Niche industry degrees are earning popularity and this trend will continue to grow as companies are realizing the need for specializations in the field of business.

USE YOUR DIVERSE SKILLS

Six Reasons to Study Finance at JBU

Reason #2

USE YOUR DIVERSE SKILLS

Finance majors work with numbers, but they also work with people and solve real-world problems. If you like solving puzzles, you’ll like Finance.

EARN A COMMON DEGREE OF TOP EXECUTIVES

Six Reasons to Study Finance at JBU

Reason #3

EARN A COMMON DEGREE OF TOP EXECUTIVES

Many fortune 500 CEOs come from the ranks of finance. A finance focus prepares a student to deal with complex and multifaceted problems that must be addressed by organizational leaders.

LEARN FROM QUALIFIED INSTRUCTORS

Six Reasons to Study Finance at JBU

Reason #4

LEARN FROM QUALIFIED INSTRUCTORS

JBU finance faculty hold doctorates, but have also served in professional finance roles in numerous industries. This real-life experience is invaluable in helping students connect theory to practice.

APPLY YOUR LEARNING HANDS ON

Six Reasons to Study Finance at JBU

Reason #5

APPLY YOUR LEARNING HANDS ON

JBU focuses on applied learning where students use cases, simulations and interventions in existing organizations to learn and master concepts.

EARN AN MBA

Six Reasons to Study Finance at JBU

Reason #6

EARN AN MBA

Choose a curriculum track that gets you a B.B.A. in finance and a master’s in business administration in just five years.

Sam Heinrich

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Sam Heinrich

Department Head, Business Degree Completion
Associate Professor of Business

"Whether you are interested in working in corporate finance, personal finance, banking, real estate, insurance or a plethora of other finance-related jobs, finance is a field that offers excellent professional and career opportunities." With 10 years in the banking industry, 10 years managing a public utility service company and 12 years in higher education, Heinrich brings a unique combination of professional and educational experience to the classroom.

M.B.A., University of Colorado
B.S., John Brown University

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Ryan Ladner

Faculty Profile

Ryan Ladner

Associate Professor of Marketing

Ladner left his corporate job to pursue his passion of teaching, integrating the practical and theoretical. Married with two children, he enjoys playing intramurals.

D.B.A., George Fox University
M.A., Liberty University
M.B.A., Mississippi College
B.S.B.A, Univ. of Southern Mississippi

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