MSF Archive

Saint Xavier University Master in Finance Program

The Saint Xavier University Master in Finance program is a program that I just found out about, proving that no matter how long you do something, you are always finding out something new. The university is located in Chicago, IL and offers an online masters in finance for

MIT MSF Gains STEM Classification

The MIT MSF program recently gained STEM classification which is a further improvement to an already top program. The benefit of this is mainly for international students who can remain in the country for up to 24 months post-graduation via OPT. For those international students looking at

2016 Financial Times Masters in Finance Ranking

The 2016 Financial Times Masters in Finance Ranking was just released and I am happy to say it continues to improve. There is a lot of room left to grow, but with that said, this is still the only major ranking of the masters in finance degree.

Washington University in St. Louis 2015 MSF Placements

I just realize that it haven’t posted about the placements of the Washington University in St. Louis \program in some time. Apologies for this. The programs placements have continued to shine and last year was no exception. I am will also show placements for the quantitative finance

University of Texas at Austin MSF Update

It has been too long since I posted an update on the University of Texas at Austin MSF program. Time to rectify this lapse. The UTA MSF program has matured and grown quite a bit since I last posted. Their placements continue to grow and impress, their

MIT MSF Program Student Review #1

I am please to be able to post the first student review of the MIT MSF program. This is arguably the best MSF program in the US right now and I have been trying to land a student review for some time. Placements have always been top notch

Georgetown University Masters in Finance Update

The Georgetown University Masters in Finance program has a couple updated that I thought should be brought to everyone’s attention. This program has really grown in a short period of time and is one of the schools that I think is most responsive to their students and

MIT Masters in Finance Program Update

The MIT Masters in Finance program is one of the most well respected MSF program in the US today and one that nearly every student aspires to attend. Their placements are phenomenal and the program continues to innovate and improve each and every year. I am please to

Georgia State University MSF Program Update – January 2016

There have been some changes at the Georgia State University MSF program as of recent and I thought it would be informative to get the message out. The first major change is the start date of the program. Originally beginning in January, the program now starts in

Villanova University 2015 MSF Placements

Villanova University just recently updated their career section on the website with their 2015 placement information. I’ve spoken with students in that class throughout the program so I’ve known a number of placements, but I never had the complete list. I must admit, I am pretty impressed

Georgetown University Masters in Finance Placements

I just received a wonderful placement report from Georgetown University Masters in Finance program detailing the placements of their 1st cohort which graduated in 2015. All the students were placed or found improved jobs within their current employers. The average salary increase was 43% with an average

University of Utah Masters in Finance Program Update

The University of Utah Masters in Finance program has been featured on this site in the past, but there have been some recent changes that I think are of interest to everyone on this site. The program has really worked to develop itself as a placement centered

The Ohio State University MSF Program Update

I've been covering the Ohio State University MSF program for a number of years now and have watched the program grow and mature. It is one of the main programs students ask me about, which I owe to the fact that OSU is a highly recognized name

University of Pittsburgh Masters in Finance

The University of Pittsburgh Masters in Finance is a new program that I just recently found out about. Pittsburgh is a great school so it is exciting to hear that they are now offering this degree. The program is nine months long, starting in August and ending

Georgia State University MSF Program Student Review

  I was lucky enough to get my first student review of the Georgia State University MSF Program. I’ve tried to expand my coverage of southern programs as more and more students have been inquiring about them. I was just in downtown Atlanta a month ago and

Arizona State University MSF Program

I’ve gotten a lot of emails recently about the Arizona State University MSF program and thought it was time for an update. The program is nine month long, a CFA partner program and takes place in one of the most beautiful college campuses in the USA. Great

University of Minnesota Masters in Finance

Just when you think you’ve found every US Masters in Finance program you come across another one! The University of Minnesota Masters in Finance at the Carlson School of Management is relatively new MSF program being offered by a large, well known university. The program is one

Vanderbilt University MSF Program Update – September 2015

I wanted to give everyone an update on the Vanderbilt University MSF program. I’ve received notice that they have achieved 100% placements within 90 days of graduating. This is no small feat to say the least. I’ve been lucky enough to know and/or have met many in

MIT Sloan Master of Finance 18 Month Program

The MIT Sloan Master of Finance program is probably the best offering in the US right now. A one year finance education at one of the top universities in the United States, combined with outstanding placements year in and year out, make the MIT program highly sought

Johns Hopkins Masters in Finance Update

The Johns Hopkins Masters in Finance program is pretty popular on my site. I think it is a combination of location (Baltimore and Washington DC) in addition to the globally recognized Johns Hopkins Name. As a result I try and update is starting their 2015-2016 MSF recruiting season

Washington University St. Louis Global Master in Finance Student Review

The Washington University St. Louis Global Master in Finance program is relatively new, but I have seen a lot of interest in it because of its unique structure. I think the impetus behind the program starting is the interest by international students in the Masters in Finance,