Investments and Securities Major

Investment and Securities Studies is a program that prepares individuals to manage assets placed in capital markets, and related technical operations.

Investment and Securities Studies majors and degree programs will likely include courses in security analysis, debt and equity analysis, investment strategies, securities markets, computer-assisted research, portfolio management, portfolio performance analysis, and applications to specific investment problems and business situations.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Investment and Securities (use the College Search feature and enter "investment” or “securities” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Investment and Securities Studies?

With a degree in this major, you likely will find a career in some aspect of asset management.  For example, securities and commodities trader, securities and commodities sales specialist, or broker-dealer.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Investment and Securities Studies:

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.



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