Contact Cathy Duffy, Ed.D., Associate Professor
Phone: (802) 865-8445
As the link that connects all businesses, finance is in high demand in a huge range of fields. A graduate with a degree in Finance can look forward to an excellent starting salary and careers as financial analysts, financial advisors, wealth managers, investment bankers, research analysts and managers and administrators in organizations of all types.
Our Robert P. Stiller School of Business offers a multifaceted finance education. You will learn the skills necessary for accounting, portfolio management, financial analysis and quantitative methods. Equally as important, you will develop the communication, problem-solving, critical-thinking and decision-making skills essential to success in the field.
Champlain's Finance major is recognized as a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) University Affiliated program, the most respected investment credential in the world, by the CFA Institute. This affiliation provides the career-enhancing opportunities for Champlain Finance students to be eligible for CFA scholarships, the CFA Research Challenge, and gain access to CFA Institute curriculums, journals, webcasts and other educational resources.
Champlain's hands-on approach and career-focused education gives you unique professional and educational opportunities. Our Finance faculty are both academics and professionals in their field, and provide students with the most current education in the industry possible. Starting in your first year through our Upside-down Curriculum, you will work with real clients, actual cases and data used by financial professionals. Finance students even have the exclusive opportunity to gain experience in managing their own real-time investment portfolio through Champlain's Student Managed Investment Fund.
In addition to the extensive career-focused programs and support offered College-wide, each of Champlain's career-focused majors features learning opportunities and programs that help our students create highly marketable résumés.