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The Department of Finance at DePaul University offers courses and curricula supporting both undergraduate and graduate programs, taught by our experienced and award-winning faculty.

(Left) Former Chair of the FDIC, Shiela Bair; (Right) William Obenshain, Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Center for Financial Services
In support of the college's undergraduate programs, the Department of Finance provides a curriculum that enables all students in the Richard H. Driehaus College of Business to acquire a basic understanding of the public and private financial processes. It provides a strong foundation for students with career goals related to:

  • Banking and corporate finance
  • Institutional asset management
  • Risk management and insurance
  • Financial planning and analysis
  • Wealth management
  • Investment analysis and management

Our faculty has significant work experience in key corporate positions prior to joining DePaul and have either worked or taught abroad through many international programs offered by the department including those in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and South America. DePaul students can expect to work with some of the finest teachers in the field.

The DePaul Finance Forum

In collaboration with two of its research centers (The Arditti Center and the Center for Financial Services), the Department of Finance is launching the DePaul Finance Forum, a finance blog where we will post a working paper series, a published paper series for discussion, and news analysis dealing with risk management. We will also be able to host pre- and post-event discussions, as well as advertise upcoming Finance Department related events.

DePaul Finance Forum