MS in Finance Careers

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. 


MSF Graduate Success

The Carlson Business Career Center is pleased to report that 97% of Class of 2022 MSF graduates received job offers 6 months after graduation or prior. Plus, with an average base salary of $86,000, we are confident of the program's effectiveness in preparing you for the career opportunities in the field of finance.

Jobs Master of Finance Alumni Landed After Graduation

Learn how the Master of Science in Finance (MSF) degree has helped three alumni launch and accelerate their finance career at three different companies.

Career Support - For a lifetime

The Carlson School's extensive network spans local, national, and global business communities, providing students with introductions to industry leaders and future colleagues. The Carlson Business Career Center (CBCC) at the Carlson School offers a wide range of services and resources to assist students with all aspects of their career development. Career Services and Resources include:

Individualized Career Coaching

Meet with a professional career coach one-on-one to get advice and support in 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. 

On-campus Interviews

Local and national organizations visit campus each year to recruit students for full-time opportunities. Hundreds more post opportunities to the school's TalentLink system, which provides another way for students to learn about job opportunities.

Company Info Sessions

Each year, the Carlson School hosts more than 100 companies on campus. At these sessions, students learn about different company cultures, meet company representatives, and expand their professional networks.

5 Reasons to Pursue a Master of Science in Finance

With a rapidly digitizing economy and a fast transforming socio-geopolitical landscape, the financial sector faces many new challenges and opportunities. If you’re curious about learning new things, are able to take on challenging tasks, and are quantitatively oriented, a master's in finance can help you move forward in the field. Get 5 reasons to get a master of science in finance. 

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