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About our Department

The Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods serves actuarial science-business and finance majors, decision analysis minors, graduate students enrolled in the Master of Science in Quantitative Methods or the finance concentration in the MBA program and others enrolled for one of the actuarial science, finance, or quantitative methods courses.

The Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods consists of nine full-time faculty, including a Financial Executive-in-Residence. Professors in the department possess a wide array of expertise and teach finance, quantitative methods, risk management and actuarial science courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as executive and professional development programs. Faculty research has been published in many scholarly journals and the department publishes the Journal of Economic and Financial Practice (JFEP).

The department supports the Bradley Investment Organization (BIO) student group, which develops a mock equity portfolio to practice tracking and analyzing securities. The department sponsors additional student organizations: Financial Management Association (FMA), Acclaimed Intellectual Property Association, and Gamma Iota Sigma, the national association for risk management students.