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Build your career on a solid foundation.

The challenging world of global finance is exciting, fast-paced, and demands the best you have to offer. The MS in Finance program at Simon Business School provides an analytically rigorous, acclaimed curriculum that will provide you with both the tools and the confidence you’ll need to succeed in this field. Simon Business School was proudly ranked No. 3 in the US for pre-experience MS in Finance programs (Financial Times, 2020). Simon has ranked in the top 10 for more than five years.

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STEM designation signals analytic rigor to employers, emphasizing to them that Simon graduates excel at information gathering and analysis and are prepared to use those skills to drive growth.

Like all of our MS programs, Simon’s MS in Finance program is STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) designated. Simon’s STEM focused curriculum provides a wealth of tools that prepare students to succeed in a data driven, global business economy. The STEM designation is also of special benefit to international students as it offers them the opportunity to extend their Optional Practical Training, or OPT, by 24 months, for up to three full years of US work eligibility without an H-1B visa.

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A data-driven curriculum.

At Simon, we’re proud to say that we are unabashedly analytical. Why? Because data drives critical business decisions, which means that those who are prepared to manage it are also prepared to lead. By learning how to read, analyze, and then use data to drive business growth, you’ll be prepared to start making a difference for your company from day one.

Our STEM-designated curriculum is designed to help you become an analytical thinker regardless of your background. You’ll grow under the direction and support of our renowned faculty, who include some of the world’s leading subject-matter experts and innovative researchers. Choose from internship or non-internship tracks depending on your goals.

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Prepare for your career.

Finance is the top career path for Simon MS talent. More than 61 percent of the Class of 2019 graduates were hired into the financial services industry. Simon’s Jay S. and Jeanne Benet Career Management Center will help you prepare for a rewarding career by providing expert career advice on everything from résumé development to mock interviews. The Simon Finance & Investment Club also provides a wealth of support and professional development opportunities for students pursuing their MS in Finance.

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The Integrated Student Experience

At Simon, every part of our program is designed to transform students from learners into business professionals. We call it the Integrated Student Experience (ISE). The ISE tailors your education and activities to match your career goals. Both the Office of Student Engagement and the Benet Career Management Center will provide a variety of tools, resources, and support throughout your job search so that you’ll be prepared for your industry’s recruiting season and ready to contribute immediately when you start your new position.

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94% of Finance graduates in the class of 2020 accepted employment within six months of graduation.


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Finance graduates hired in North America earned a mean base salary plus sign-on bonus of $65,300.


At Simon Business School, a master’s degree is about more than a credential—it’s about achieving a new level of clarity. Ready to learn more? Download our brochure below to read more about how a Simon degree can help you advance your career.