The Carlson School of Management is an internationally respected, globally connected business school that leads the world in academic research. MS in Finance students access numerous opportunities and resources specific to the Carlson School. 

Internationally Renowned Program

Earn your degree from an internationally respected school. As a CFA Program Partner, the Carlson School of Management is a recognized champion of practical, relevant, and thought-provoking finance and investment education programs.

Experiential Learning

Curriculum includes experiential learning component that challenges student teams to analyze crucial issues surrounding a finance challenge, collect data, and present their findings to local industry professionals.

STEM Designated

The MS in Finance program is recognized by the Department of Homeland Security as a STEM designated program. STEM programs allow greater flexibility for international students.

Twin Cities Community

Earn your degree in one of the nation’s leading financial centers. The Carlson School is situated amid the thriving Minneapolis-St. Paul business community that is home to leading organizations that span the banking, insurance, and securities and investment services industries. Among the top 15 employers in Minnesota, four are leading finance and insurance corporations.

World-Class Faculty

Engage with globally renowned faculty who are engaged in innovative and influential finance and economic research. Not only do they impart their academic expertise in the classroom, they bring a wealth of experience working with leading companies and are well-informed of the emerging challenges organizations face.

Individualized Career Services

Leverage career services to guide your job search. The Carlson School Graduate Business Career Center is dedicated to providing students with personalized career planning and support, and offers extensive resources to help students with all aspects of their career development, from career coaching and mock interviews, to job offer negotiation strategies.

A Powerful Alumni Network

Join a network of 54,000 alumni that spans 95 countries and hundreds of industries. When you graduate from the Carlson School, you become part of a community that offers opportunities for mentorships, career development, and networking.