Finance

Mount Mercy University’s finance major provides students with an outstanding educational experience comprised of challenging coursework with tangible, real-world application taught by dedicated and highly qualified faculty.

Areas of prime opportunity for finance majors include:

  • Commercial banking
  • Wealth management
  • Securities analysis
  • Corporate finance
  • Investment banking

Mount Mercy has close ties with the Cedar Rapids business community and leverages these connections to provide finance internship opportunities at companies such as Transamerica and Great America Financial Company.

Students who earn a finance degree will enter the business world with a well-rounded business degree which opens doors for career opportunities. Upon graduating, finance majors will be able to compute the cost of capital for a company and make capital budgeting decisions, make financial forecasts, analyze financial statements, and use various metrics and discounted cash flow analysis to value companies and their securities.