St. John's is one of America's leading Catholic universities – recognized for its superb academic programs, diverse student life, Big East excitement and New York vitality. Founded in 1870 by the Vincentian Community, St. John’s has distinguished itself by giving students the knowledge, skills and confidence to serve others while achieving lasting success – personally, professionally and spiritually.
Located in five campuses throughout New York state, St. John's University enjoys national and international acclaim for its comprehensive academic programs, which afford a superior education for students who wish to succeed in all aspects of their lives.
The University’s varied undergraduate and graduate programs, comprising more than 100 majors, prepare students for the challenges of the future while addressing the realities of today's dynamic, increasingly global society. The University's commitment to academic excellence, moral purpose and professional development is evident in the success of our 140,000 alumni, who continue to reflect the value of a St. John's education. Both undergraduate and graduate programs are offered in the following colleges: St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The School of Education, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, College of Pharmacy and Allied Health, College of Professional Studies, St. John's Distance Learning and a graduate program at the School of Law
Department of Economics and Finance
The department of Economics and Finance at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business introduces students to cutting-edge economic and finance theories and their application to domestic and global issues. Within the Tobin College of Business, the Bachelor of Science degree in either Economics or Finance may be pursued as a terminal degree for students seeking careers in business, banking, securities, insurance, and government. The Department also offers the Economics concentration to students in St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. On the graduate level, the Department offers a Master of Science in Forecasting and Planning and an M.B.A. with specializations in Economics, Finance, International Finance, and Financial Services. Programs currently under development include a Master of Science in International Economics and Investment, and an M.B.A. specialization in Financial Engineering.