Identify and analyze areas of potential risk threatening the assets, earning capacity or success of a business.
As a fund manager, investor or advisor, you will minimize and control the exposure of investments to such financial risks as high inflation, volatility in capital markets, recession and bankruptcy.
The MS Finance is a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) curriculum with 36 credits typically completed in three semesters. Some students extend to a fourth semester, and UB undergraduates may be able to complete the program in two semesters. All majors are welcome to apply; however, business, math, economics and engineering majors are ideally suited to the program.
If your undergraduate degree is in a non-business discipline, you must have completed business courses equivalent to those below:
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If you do not have a business background, but are strong in math or a quantitative discipline like engineering, we encourage you to apply for the MS Finance program. If you are conditionally admitted, you may be required to complete a preparatory curriculum in accounting, economics, finance or statistics.