U.S.A. - North America
George Washington University - The George Washington University School of Business
The MSF Program builds upon a bachelor's or master's degree in business administration or other quantitative disciplines and emphasizes both financial theory and quantitative methods in financial management. Students engage in applied research and modeling, using a variety of large professional databases and computer software packages. They explore the international and regulatory dimensions of finance, and focus on risk management, financial engineering, banking, corporate finance, real estate, and portfolio analysis and management.
Our Program attracts individuals from diverse professional backgrounds promoting endless global networking possibilities. The Program's unique structure promotes employment in a variety of prestigious financial institutions in the US and abroad.
FINA 6271 Financial Modeling and Econometrics
FINA 6272 Global Financial Markets
FINA 6273 Cases in Financial Management and Investment Banking
FINA 6274 Corporate Financial Management and Modeling
FINA 6275 Investment Analysis and Global Portfolio Management
FINA 6276 Financial Engineering and Derivative Securities
FINA 6277 Comparative Financial Market Regulation and Development
FINA 6278 Financial Theory and Research
FINA 6279 Real Estate Finance and Fixed-Income Security Valuation
FINA 6280 Financial Institution Management and Modeling
FINA 6281 Cases in Financial Modeling and Engineering
FINA 6282 Advanced Financial Econometrics and Modeling
Required diploma(s) :
Between 69000 and 87600 USD
Additional Requirements for International Students
Institution Codes for Standardized Scores
Employment opportunities :
Graduates from the MSF Program are employed by Insurance companies, investment houses, international and government agencies, and the banking industry. Another popular destination for MSF graduates are investment banks, hedge funds, and other private financial corporations in Washington DC and New York City. Many students are employed as financial analysts, financial engineers, traders and other positions in risk management, fixed income and portfolio management. The Graduate career center at the GW School Of Business offers resources for career searches. The MSF Program also sponsors several networking events tailored specifically for our students.
|Minimum age||21 years|
|Average age||28 years|
|Students Full Time work experience|
|Minimum Full Time work experience||15|
|Average Full Time work experience||5|
|Application Deadline||Date of Eligibility||Date / period for personal interview||Admission result|
|Session 1||Rolling Base||N/A||N/A||Within 6 weeks|
MSF courses are taught by full time faculty of The George Washington University from the departments of Finance, International Business, Accountancy, Law, Economics and Management Science. Their work has appeared in major journals, including: Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Future Markets, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, Real Estate Review, Financial Management, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Journal of Industrial Economics and American Economic Review.
The Program's internationally recognized faculty has substantial professional experience working with both private and public organizations. To enhance the learning experience, prominent professionals from the private and public sectors make featured presentations in a number of the courses.
Rice and Dawn Duques Hall & Norma Lee and Morton Funger Hall
In January 2006, the School of Business opened its new complex, the newly constructed Rice and Dawn Duques Hall and the renovated Norma Lee and Morton Funger Hall. This complex provides students with a unified center for study.
All new high-tech classrooms contain projector screens, ceiling-mounted overhead projectors, TV/VCR/DVD, instructor voice-amplification technology, program amplification controls built into lecterns, document cameras, slide converters, and wireless microphones.
Capital Markets Trading Room
MSF Students share with the Business School students a Trading Laboratory where they can simulate real online trading on both national and international markets. The Capital Markets room is equipped with software and information systems for financial modeling, trading, and portfolio management.
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