Why Study Economics and Finance at John Cabot University?

If you’re someone who’s great with numbers, is interested in how the global community is tied together, and is fascinated by the world of money and wealth and its effect on the well-being of our society, you might want to consider a degree in Economics and Finance.  Economics and finance are all about learning how businesses and citizens interact in the global economy – everything from the simple concepts of how markets work  to more involved relationships between central banks, sovereign debt and financial markets. Because wealth and the economy are such an integral part of how the world is structured, having a sound knowledge and a command over finance and economics is a great way to work toward a rewarding career.

CFA Institute Certification at John Cabot University

John Cabot University’s Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Finance program is a unique program, perfect for those interested in careers in international business, finance, the public sector, and law. One thing setting John Cabot University’s program apart is that the Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Financehas been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams. This means that John Cabot University’s courses and program content conform to the rigorous standards of the CFA, and you can trust that your earned degree will expertly prepare you for a rewarding career in finance.

Vast and Varied Courses and Content

Our Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Finance program is structured to give international students in Italy a solid education in every aspect of the world’s economy, from  foundations in accounting, mathematics, statistics, economics, and finance to larger concepts like capital markets, econometrics, and the history of economic thought. The major features a senior seminar that will establish students’ abilities to carry out research, work with empirical information, effectively communicate via position and policy papers, and become aware of the CFA Institutes’ Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.

Rome, the Metropolitan Hub

As a university in Rome, an international business hub with access to many markets, John Cabot University provides students who study economics or finance a unique opportunity to see how international business and the global economy relate to each other. Because the city is home not only to a wealth of international businesses, but embassies and nongovernmental organizations as well, you’ll have the opportunity to forge important international relationships and gain a broader understanding of the global economy while you study abroad in Rome at John Cabot University.

So if you’re someone who’s interested in crunching numbers and analyzing market trends, and want to understand the global economy check out the Economics and Finance program page for more information!

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