Question by  Orevgv23 (11)

What kind of degree do you need for a career in investment banking?

I want to be an investment banker.


Answer by  hammad (29)

If you are interested to become an investment banker then you should opt for MBA in Banking and Finance or such equivalent qualifications. Another degree that will help you become an investment banker is ACCA.


Answer by  Darry (3853)

Generally you will need some sort of business degree. Your options, however, are quite varied. You could major in Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Economics, International Business, Business Finances, or Business Administration.


Answer by  TJenkins602 (656)

In order to be an investment banker, you would need to have a 4 year banking degree. You could also be an investment banker with a degree in economics, investing and finance as well.


Answer by  patti (29325)

Investment banking requires a solid background in economics and finance. Many people in the field take an undergraduate degree in one field and a graduate degree in another, or a take a degree in accounting and then study economics and finance. An understanding of the markets, world economy and investment is required as well.


Answer by  writergalfriday (325)

You need a bachelor's degree in either economics, accounting or finance. This four-year degree can be found either through a university or state college.


Answer by  Gus28 (683)

You can obtain a 4-year banking degree, but economics, finance and investing are also valuable. Some schools offer double majors such as banking and investing. Financial Planning certification is helpful.

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