Arthur L. Gilbert College of Business



Program Opportunities

  • Major in Finance


Many accounting students choose to add a finance major to their programs of study, providing additional breadth to their educations and more career flexibility for the future.  Finance students learn about topics such as corporate finance and investment management, and they graduate well prepared to become financial analysts and financial advisors.

Program Highlights

  • In the past few years, finance students have accepted positions with companies such as Edward Jones, Lake City Bank, and the Indiana State Board of Accounts.
  • Every student completing a major in the Gilbert College of Business must complete at least one internship experience.  Business faculty will work with students to facilitate internship placement.  
  • In the capstone course Case Studies in Business, required of all majors in the College, students organize and operate a business for a semester and then donate their earnings to a nonprofit of their choosing. Manchester business students have donated more than $125,510 and over 10,306 hours of service to various nonprofit organizations.

Successful Graduates

  • Lauren Wade ’19 received the College’s High Trajectory Award and accepted a position with Gannett in Fishers, IN.
  • Andrew Fox ’19 was selected to receive the Outstanding Finance Major award and is working as an investment management analyst at JP Morgan in Chicago.
  • Hermela Mebrahtu ’20 is attending Fordham Law School in New York City.
  • Alex Baker ’20, a double major in finance and marketing, will pursue a master’s in marketing at Purdue’s Krannert School of Management, as will his brother, Max Baker '20.
  • Trevor Robertson ’21 earned a double major in accounting and finance and accepted a position as a field examiner with the Indiana State Board of Accounts.
  • Mitchell Marks ’21, also a double major in accounting and finance, received the Outstanding Finance Major award and joined Camerford & Co. in Peru, IN.
  • Brett Kron ’21 came to Manchester from Cincinnati and was a standout baseball player for the Spartans.  He was the president of the College of Business Club and the recipient of the College’s Centennial Award.  Following graduation, Brett joined Merchants Bank of Indiana in Carmel as a credit analyst.  
  • Dilyn Dewey ’22, recipient of the Outstanding Finance Major award, accepted a position as a business analyst with Harmony Healthcare in South Bend, IN.