About Finance

Our program, ranked No. 11 in the country by College Factual, helps Finance students develop a problem-solving, decision analysis framework centered around value creation and serving the consumer.
Bryant Professor Asli Ascioglu

Our faculty

The department's faculty members disseminate knowledge through teaching, publications, conference presentations, and engagement with private and public organizations and groups. As dedicated teachers, they work closely with students in collaborative research, by supervising internships, or advising them about graduate school and careers.

Concentration in Finance

Finance appeals to students with an analytical mind and quantitative orientation. Courses focus on corporate financial management, investments and capital markets, and financial institutions. The globalization of business activities and availability of capital from sources around the world are a major focus in all advanced finance courses.

Concentration in Financial Services

Over the past decade, financial services has emerged as a distinct field of study, with a focus on investments, financial institutions and markets, risk management and insurance, and individual taxation. Graduates are prepared for careers in retail securities brokerage, financial planning, real estate investment management, insurance, and financial institutions management.

Where our students go

Graduates of Bryant's programs within the Finance Department go on to prestigious graduate schools and are in demand by business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

Apple Inc.
Citizens Bank
Credit Suisse
Dell EMC
Fidelity Investments
Liberty Mutual
Merrill Lynch
State Street
John Hancock Investments
Boston College
Columbia University
Cornell University
Harvard University
University of Chicago
Wake Forest University School of Law

Inspiring Faculty

N. Asli Ascioglu

Inspiring Faculty

Our esteemed faculty include award-winning educators and mentors who have had success in the fields they teach and in research. They include a former senior financial economist with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a former vice president of two banks, and a financial planner and wealth consultant in industry and private practice. Among them is:


Professor of Finance
Department Chair