Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Category: Awards and recognition
Messiah's finance program accepted by CFA Institute as part of its University Affiliation Program
Messiah College's Department of Business is pleased to announce that the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in finance has been accepted by CFA Institute as part of its University Affiliation Program. This status is only given to schools whose degree programs cover at least 70 percent of the material that appears on the rigorous Chartered Financial Analyst® exams. Messiah is the ninth institution in the state of Pennsylvania to achieve this prestigious designation at the undergraduate level. As a CFA-affiliated institution, Messiah's finance program is allotted a certain number of scholarships for students to sit for the CFA exams in their senior year. It also gives students access to CFA Institute curriculums, journals, webcasts and other educational resources. The principal contact for this program at Messiah College is Dwayne Safer, CFA, assistant professor of finance.
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) finance degree program at Messiah College, one of the top private Christian schools in the U.S., focuses on practical application of financial theory using distinctive, state-of-the-art techniques. These techniques will uniquely prepare and equip students to be an effective leader in the field of finance and to impact the world for Christ. Centered around the Ralph S. Larsen Finance Lab, the program includes numerous opportunities for hands-on corporate finance and investment management experience.