Expand Your Career Options in Finance

The MS in Finance program provides a strong foundation designed to prepare you for a broad range of careers in finance, including roles in corporate finance, security analysis and portfolio management, risk management, investment and commercial banking, and consulting. 

Top Companies Hire MS in Finance Graduates

Recent graduates of the Carlson School's MS in Finance program now work at U.S. Bank, Deloitte Consulting, Accenture, 3M, Ameriprise Financial, HNA Group, Citibank, and other leading companies. 



95% Placement for MS Finance Graduates

Of 2017 MS in Finance graduates, 95% accepted job offers within six months of completing the program. 

2017 MSF Employment Report


Career Services for Carlson School Students

The Graduate Business Career Center (GBCC) at the Carlson School connects outstanding future business leaders with a variety of organizations across industries, sectors, and locations.

Through a wide range of services, the GBCC assists Carlson School students with all aspects of their career development, and connects students with top companies in Minnesota, across the United States, and around the world. 

Career Coaching

GBCC professional career coaches can help you with all aspects of your career development. From defining a career path to negotiating job offers, your career coach will be with you every step of the way.  Coaching appointments are available Monday through Friday, and are available in-person, as well as via phone or Skype.  During the academic year, the GBCC offers walk-in coaching services Monday through Friday, generally over the lunch hour. 


Held over lunch and during evening hours, the Carlson School offers 20-30 workshops per year specific to the job search needs of graduate students.

Company Information Sessions

Company information sessions are an excellent opportunity for students to make an initial contact with a company representative, learn more about potential employers, and expand their business networks.  Each year, the Carlson School hosts more than 100 companies on-campus to share a bit about their company culture, positions they hire for, and ways to engage. 

On-Campus Interviews

Each year, local and national organizations recruit on-campus for full-time opportunities, while hundreds more use the School's external job posting system, TalentLink.