MSF Archive

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,

Pacific Lutheran University MSF Program Update

The Pacific Lutheran University MSF program is one of the few offered in the Pacific North West. It has been around for a number of years and has been able to do some nice things considering its size and location. I don’t get asked too often to recommend

MIT Masters in Finance Program Update

The MIT Masters in Finance program is arguably the one of best in the United States at this point. The Financials Times has continually ranked it as one of the top programs globally (#5 globally per the 2015 FT Rankings). Rankings aside, what impresses me about the MIT

Georgetown University MSF Update – July 2015

The Georgetown University MSF program was recently visited by World Cup and Olympic soccer champion Briana Scurry. She visited the campus and spoke to students in the MSF program during their career day events where all the students got a chance to meet each other and hear Briana

Georgia State University Master in Finance Program

A buddy of mine is attending the Georgia State University Master in Finance Program and has been telling me pretty good things about it.  I posted an update on the program a couple months ago (you can read it here), but I have recently been in contact

Boston College Master in Finance Program Student Review #4

The Boston College Master in Finance Program is a very popular and routinely asked about MSF program among students looking to change careers or break into investment banking. It was one of the programs I looked at way back when I was researching for my masters in

Villanova University Masters in Finance Student Review #6

I am happy to announce that I just received a new Villanova University MSF student review. I try and get updated reviews from each program every year so it was great news that I managed to start this process so early. The Villanova Master in Finance program

Simon Business School NYC Master in Finance – New Location

I just got word that the Simon Business School NYC Master in Finance program is relocating to a new campus in lower Manhattan. The school is moving from midtown Manhattan to the Tribeca campus of the New York Law School. This move is to make the program

Georgetown University Master in Finance Update

I have an exciting update for the Georgetown University Master in Finance program! Georgetown plans on changing their program from strictly online to a blended program, meaning students can take classes on campus as well as remotely. This also allows students who are utilizing the online option