College of Business > Academics > Department of Finance
The Department of Finance is dedicated to offering a conceptually grounded, quality education for a broad community of learners. The department is committed to providing a foundation for lifelong learning and enhanced professional and intellectual growth for our community of students, faculty, business and alumni.
The Department of Finance offers courses in banking and corporate finance, behavioral finance, financial planning and analysis, institutional asset management, wealth management, financial management and control, investment management and managerial finance.
The Department's undergraduate programs include degrees in finance and actuarial sciences. Additionally, the Finance Department offers a range of graduate degree programs, including an MBA in Finance and a Master of Science in Finance through the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.
Located in the heart of Chicago's financial district, the department positions itself as a bridge between academia and the industry. The department houses three research centers, each pursuing a separate field of financial research and engagement:
In conjunction with these and other industry connections, U.S. News & World Report ranked DePaul overall among the nation's top 10 universities for internships, which provide students the opportunity to gain practical experience and career connections in the business world (2012).
DePaul University also was the highest ranked Chicago business college in BloombergBusinessweek's 2014 national rankings of undergraduate business programs (No. 64 ranking).
The Finance Lab features 30 computer stations with analytical tools, portfolio analytics, trading platforms and risk management software. The lab also includes access to newswire services and Bloomberg terminals.