Finance and Economics

Students selecting this concentration develop analytical and financial management skills, imporve decision-making abilities, and enhance their communication skills. Students are provided with a sound foundation in economic theory that underlies the functions of domestic and international financial markets and economy. In addition, the curriculum encourages an intensive focus on both the application and the theory of operations of the capital markets. Finance graduates are employed by banks, credit unions, brokerage houses, financial institutions, insurance companies, government agencies, and other related organizations.

While studying, HPU Finance and Economics students have the opportunity to connect with our graduates who return to mentor and guide, as well as to network with the professional Honolulu business community through real-world projects, and with campus professional clubs and partnerships.


Student Ole Naess studies Business Economics and enjoys running


"I chose this opportunity because it was related to what I have been studying at HPU, and I knew an internship would help me decide what career I may consider after college. I believe this internship accomplished just that."

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The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)