Finance Major Overview

We are a Professional and Career Development Loans registered Learning Provider, registration number 2266. Washington University’s MS in Finance (MSF) is a rigorous and comprehensive graduate program that offers in-depth training in securities research, asset management, derivative pricing, and fixed income. Successful completion is a mandatory step for anyone considering a career in the field of financial planning, or indeed in any aspect of the investment world.

Taught by lecturers from Tilburg University’s Department of Finance, home to some of the world’s most renowned and cited academics, the program offers the latest thinking across the essentials of investments and corporate finance. The program affords up-to-the minute knowledge in the most innovative areas of finance such as: securitization, swaps, commodities, equity derivatives, leveraged buy-outs, geopolitics, behavioral finance, risk governance, and Islamic finance.

Integrated with the concurrent first-term courses and using the case-study method, it creates opportunities for the students to develop analytical, problem-solving, teamwork and communications skills, by analysing and presenting solutions to typical business problems. The programme can be undertaken on a part-time basis, thus enabling current professionals with a business-related background to combine working life with study.

A significant part of the finance curriculum devoted to the CFA Institute’s Candidate Body of Knowledge, preparing our students to sit for the CFA exams. Financial economics is the branch of economics studying the interrelation of financial variables , such as prices , interest rates and shares, as opposed to goods and services Financial economics concentrates on influences of real economic variables on financial ones, in contrast to pure finance.

Rutgers Business School provides students with the skills and industry connections they need to get jobs in the most prominent financial agencies in New York City and beyond. Students will be sought after by an array of organizations including: investment and corporate banks, brokerage firms, financial data providers, asset managers, hedge funds, venture capitalists, ratings firms, consulting firms, insurance companies, and the treasury and finance departments of major corporations and governments.

Emphasis is on maximum use of pre-programmed calculator and practical applications from the field of Financial Management. The Financial Management department offers an Accounting degree completion program to those who already have an Accounting , Finance, or Financial Planning diploma or equivalent. Simon’s MS in Finance program is ranked No. 6 in the US by the Financial Times and your degree will give you more than a credential—it will help you see sharper and get to the heart of any problem.