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About

The global financial industry is evolving rapidly. To stay ahead, successful Finance students at the Illinois Institute of Technology experts need to understand how the industry’s key players—commercial and investment banks, investment management companies, hedge funds, private equity firms, and regulatory agencies—operate and thrive in this environment.

Overview

Partnerships with alumni and other leaders in the finance industry provide opportunities for students to gain valuable experience as they work on real-world projects, engage in internships at top companies, and network with finance professionals.

Program Overview

In the Master of Science in Finance program at the Illinois Institute of Technology, students learn the latest industry-relevant ideas and technologies from faculty who bring their career knowledge of the marketplace to the classroom. As a leading financial center, Chicago offers abundant opportunities for internships and networking.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Science Finance program prepares graduates to step into a variety of specialized careers in the finance industry, including positions such as quantitative financial analyst, financial risk manager, financial engineer, derivative trader or originator, portfolio manager, hedge fund manager, corporate financial analyst, equity analyst, credit risk analyst, financial analytics or technology specialist, and more.

Companies that have hired Stuart School of Business finance graduates include:

  • Chicago Board Options Exchange
  • CME Group
  • Eurex
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Morningstar
  • Northern Trust Corporation
  • Nuveen Investments

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Mathematics with Financial Applications
  • Statistical Analysis in Financial Markets
  • Financial Modeling
  • Valuation and Portfolio Management
  • Futures, Options, and OTC Derivatives
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Online Application
  • Official transcript submission with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • GMAT or GRE score within five years of testing date. The GRE or GMAT requirement may be waived on a case-by-case basis for highly qualified applicants based on work experience and prior academic performance
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score, if required. A minimum score of 85 on the internet-based TOEFL, 600 on the paper-based TOEFL, or 7.0 on the IELTS exam is required for admission consideration
  • A one-page professional statement of goals and objectives

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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