Learn, grow, lead.

Career advancement is the goal of virtually every business school student. That’s why our MS in Finance program is focused on helping you enter the world of global finance with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. This specialized degree prepares you to be an effective problem solver and financial expert in a variety of roles.

Class of 2022 MS in Finance graduates employed in North America earned a mean base salary of $85,000 (rounded).

View the 2022 MS Career Highlights Report

Where do our Finance graduates go?

We connect graduates with top employers who understand the value of a world-class business education and offer comprehensive services to prepare you for career success. Here’s a sampling of companies that have recently hired Simon Finance graduates:

Bianchi & Associates LLC   China Reform Holdings Corporation Ltd   Grant Thornton    Hedgeserv Corporation   Huarong Securities Company Limited    IQVIA   IREX (International Research & Exchanges Board)   KPMG   Mediacom Communications Corporation   Midea Group    New Century   PwC   Sinopec Group   Thaney and Associates CPA   The Wright Star LLC    Zheneng Capital


Beyond the classroom.

Graduates have the well-rounded skill-set employers look for by preparing with experiences that expand beyond the classroom.

Integrated Student Experience »

Helps prepare you to succeed as a business professional by tailoring both your education and activities to help meet your career goals.

Experiential Learning »

Be ready for a constantly evolving business world by tackling problems for real companies with our hands-on learning opportunities.

The Benet Career Management Center »

Supports you throughout your job search by teaming up to offer a wide range of professional development services and programs that will help you gain the critical behavioral skills that employers want.

Leadership and Student Clubs »

Benefit from involvement in our many social and professional clubs that can help you develop leadership skills and expand your professional network.


Simon MSA Students outside Rush Rhees Library

A wealth of opportunity.

A finance degree is a passport to a variety of career opportunities. Students who graduate with their MS in Finance from Simon are succeeding in a number of roles across multiple areas. Read on to see where an MS in Finance could take you.


Corporate Finance

Interested in working with large, multinational corporations? Corporate Finance could be the path for you. Graduates who pursue careers in corporate finance may find themselves in roles such as:

  • Business development
  • Cash management group
  • Financial planning and analysis
  • Municipal securities
  • Product control
  • Treasury
  • Valuation analyst


Investment Management

Interested in working with clients one-on-one or in leading businesses toward their financial future? Graduates who pursue careers in financial services may find themselves in roles such as:

  • Asset management
  • Equity research
  • Fixed income
  • Investment banking
  • Investment research
  • Merchant banking
  • Sales and trading


Risk Management

Are you unabashedly analytical by nature? Do you love analyzing data to assess risk or spot trends? Risk management could be a good fit for you. Roles in this industry include:

  • Credit risk
  • Derivatives risk
  • Market risk
  • Portfolio risk