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Master of Science in Finance (MSF) Program at Brandeis IBS

If you’re considering a master's degree, finance is an in-demand and highly marketable focus area.

As you read this, you might be in Boston, Brussels, or Beijing – or anywhere in between. Perhaps you're in the early stages of a finance career, are about to complete your undergraduate studies, or are interested in a career change. You may be preparing for the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) exam, or simply thinking about harnessing your keen interest in financial theory, global markets, and financial analysis and strategy.

Here at Brandeis International Business School (IBS), we can offer you essential insights into the world of professional finance – and help you make your mark on that world.

New STEM Designation

Our recent STEM designation acknowledges the MSF program's rigorous quantitative approach to the study of finance and its application in the changing global business world. Our CFA and GARP aligned program focuses on financial modeling, statistical analysis, simulation methods and their practical application to global financial markets. Under current rules, the STEM designation enables international students in this program to extend practical training for up to 36 months after graduation.

Learn about the MSF Program at Brandeis IBS, where you can turn a passion for risk management, asset management, transfer pricing and valuation, corporate finance or general finance into a meaningful global career.

Your Master’s Degree in Finance

If you’re considering a master's degree, finance is an in-demand and highly marketable focus area.

As you read this, you might be in Boston, Brussels, or Beijing – or anywhere in between. Perhaps you're in the early stages of a finance career, are about to complete your undergraduate studies, or are interested in a career change. You may be preparing for the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) exam, or simply thinking about harnessing your keen interest in financial theory, global markets, and financial analysis and strategy.

Here at Brandeis International Business School (IBS), we can offer you essential insights into the world of professional finance – and help you make your mark on that world. Our world-renowned faculty are seasoned professionals in risk management, transfer pricing, asset management, valuation, corporate finance and more. Our MSF program is also ranked 6th in the country by the TFE Times (formerly the Financial Engineer), and has been ranked among the top 10 finance programs for two years in a row. Our school is also named among the best business schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review, and has been for nine years in a row.

See for yourself what it's like to be part of the MSF program at Brandeis IBS. 

New STEM Designation

Our recent STEM designation acknowledges the MSF program's rigorous quantitative approach to the study of finance and its application in the changing global business world. Our CFA and GARP aligned program focuses on financial modeling, statistical analysis, simulation methods and their practical application to global financial markets. Under current rules, the STEM designation enables international students in this program to extend practical training for up to 36 months after graduation.

MSF Class Profile

Average GMAT: 710
Median GMAT: 710
Average GPA: 3.6

Male to Female Ratio:
 28:72
Average Age: 22

Find out if the MSF at Brandeis IBS is right for you. The Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program at Brandeis IBS is known nationally and internationally for its unique balance of comprehensive financial theory and hands-on practical skills. The MSF program is also part of the CFA Institute University Recognition Program and the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). Each year, we welcome students from throughout the United States and more than 40 other countries – all of whom share a passion for learning about finance, and the drive to channel that passion into a successful career.

Ready to apply? Learn about our application requirements, rankings and deadlines for the MSF program.