MSF Archive

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

Southern Methodist University MSF Placement Information

I’ve been getting a lot of emails regarding the Southern Methodist University MSF program recently. I’ve know about the program for years, but I was pretty quiet from what I could tell. Well this must have changed as the program is becoming a lot more active and

MIT Master in Finance Student Teaches Game Theory

A friend of mine and current MIT Master in Finance student is teaching a class at on Game Theory and what poker and finance have in common. The fact that the guy teaching it is a legit, world class poker player makes it even better. I was

Villanova MSF Program Update – April 18, 2015

The Villanova MSF program is nearing the start of their 2015-2016 class, but there is still time to apply. Anyone looking to apply should contact Meredith Lockyer or Kimberly Kane (contact info here). In my experience, the program looks at applicants in a holistic fashion, allowing a

Vanderbilt Visit

  I am currently in Nashville recovering after a dinner and night out visiting with the Vanderbilt MSF staff and current students. What a great program. I’ll try and lay out my opinions in order, but go easy on me if things are all over the place.

Villanova University Masters in Finance Student Review #5

The Villanova University Masters in Finance program is routinely asked about and is a program that I am particularly familiar with. It is also one that I have been lucky enough to have numerous student reviews on over the years. A student from a year or two

Santa Clara MSF Program Application Deadline Extended

I has been a while since I posted about the Santa Clara MSF program and I wanted to give everyone an update. The program has been maturing and doing great things. They just recently extended their application deadline to May 1st. This is a great for anyone

Baruch College Executive MSF Update

All, I wanted to post an update on the Baruch College Executive MSF program. More and more people have messaged me looking for programs that would be ideal for someone who isn’t junior in their career. Being located in Manhattan is also a distinct advantage. I reached

University of San Diego Master in Finance Program

The University of San Diego Master in Finance program is a new find and adds to the list of California schools for anyone looking at West Coast programs. The program is 12-months long and the curriculum is heavily orientated with the CFA body of knowledge. This should