The MS in Finance - Financial Management track will provide motivated and talented students with a finance-intensive program that includes both advanced financial theory and practical business applications. Students learn to become better financial strategists and policy-makers by enhancing their theoretical knowledge and analytical skills in the area of finance.
By obtaining an MS in Finance - Financial Management track, graduates can enhance their career opportunities in corporate finance, portfolio analysis and management, the management of financial institutions and investment banking. Specific positions to which a graduate can aspire include: portfolio manager, commercial lending officer, investment banker, corporate treasurer and chief financial officer.
Note: The MS Finance programs are full-time residency programs, requiring three semesters of study.
An applicant must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0. All applicants must submit either a GMAT or GRE score. If the applicant’s undergraduate degree is in a non-business discipline, the applicant must have completed courses in the following areas:
Under a newly approved pilot program, if an applicant does not meet the above mentioned criteria for admission students will be conditionally admitted to the MSF program (boot camp) which requires applicants to complete a self-guided curriculum in the following disciplines; Accounting, Economics, Finance and Statistics. Applicants who do not have the required business background but are strong with math and engineering are encouraged to still submit an application for the MSF program under this new pilot.
Graduate Programs Office
School of Management
University at Buffalo
203 Alfiero Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4010