Simon Business School MS in Finance students learning in the classroom.

Don’t just gather data, maximize it.

Finance is a lucrative, fast-moving field, and the competition is fierce. Ranked No. 3 in the US by Financial Times, the analytically rigorous, STEM-designated MS in Finance program from Simon Business School can help you gain a competitive edge. Whether you’re pursuing a career in corporate finance, financial services, or risk management, Simon will give you the tools you need to succeed.

Employment Overview:

MS in Finance

Explore Class of 2022 career outcomes for MS in Finance graduates or download the Career Highlights report to learn more about what our graduates are doing.

Sample Hiring Companies:

Bank of China
Bloomberg L.P.
Capital One
Goldman Sachs
Houlihan Lokey
TD Securities


Mean Base Salary for graduates employed in North America

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Why Simon?

An MS in Finance degree from Simon Business School will give you more than a credential—it will help you see sharper and get to the heart of any problem.

Thought Leadership

Not one, but three preeminent finance journals were started and/or edited at Simon: the Journal of Finance Economics, the Journal of Accounting and Economics, and the Journal of Monetary Economics.

Acclaimed Curriculum

Driven by our acclaimed curriculum, Simon’s MS in Finance program gives you the skills and credentials to succeed in an industry that historically attracts the best of the best.

STEM Designation

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills are becoming increasingly important in today’s data-driven business environment. A STEM-designated MS in Finance degree from Simon signals program quality and analytical rigor to employers and also allows international students up to 36 months of optional practical training (OPT) in a STEM-eligible role.

Real-World Experience

Choose between two study tracks: graduate after two semesters on our non-internship track, or choose the expanded internship option to gain real-world experience that can help you excel. We also provide hands-on, experiential learning opportunities to help you gain new perspectives.

Our Finance students take particular interest in opportunities like the Meliora Fund, which provides a forum for students to gain insight into investment selection and portfolio management. There’s also the Simon Venture Fund, which creates a unique experiential learning opportunity for students with respect to venture capital, private equity, and entrepreneurship.

Integrated Student Experience

The Jay S. and Jeanne Benet Career Management Center and the Andrew Ainslie Office of Student Engagement (OSE) are important professional resources for Finance students. We strive to connect you to the right career opportunities with leading employers who value the Simon approach to graduate marketing education. You’ll also find a wealth of co-curricular opportunities that will enhance your student experience, like our range of student clubs. From social to academic, there’s something for everyone.

Fall 2024 Application Deadlines

RoundApplication WindowDeadlineDecision By
Round 1August 30–October 15October 15December 15
Round 2October 16–January 5January 5March 31
Round 3January 6–February 15February 15April 20
Round 4February 16–March 31March 31May 15
Round 5April 1–May 1May 1June 15

I chose Simon because I wanted to develop an analytical mindset. The diverse student population that the school promoted was also a major draw for me.

  • Jamie-Hugh Brown ’19
  • Vice President – Financial Solutions Senior Analyst
  • Citigroup

Simon has a really tight linkage between students and alumni. Even before I enrolled, I got the chance to communicate with several excellent alumni who gave me insightful and practical advice for my career goals.

  • Pinwen Gao ’18
  • Investment Banking
  • Baird