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Our immersive program offers a rigorous, discipline-based course of study that’s rooted in advanced quantitative methods in finance.

At the same time, you’ll build the strong critical-thinking and analytical skills that today’s finance firms seek. We don’t teach you what to think—we teach you how to think.

You’ll also receive course flexibility, career support, and the option to apply course credit toward earning a Booth MBA.


Our Curriculum and Program at a Glance

Our program is for accomplished recent college graduates like you: curious and analytical thinkers who are passionate about finance. Here’s how the program takes shape.

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Months to complete the program. Students complete an internship during the summer after their first three quarters of courses.


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Core courses required.


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Elective courses required. Students have the option of selecting one of three areas of specialization to help fulfill their elective requirements: Asset Management, Investment Banking, or Fintech. 


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Electives from which you can choose.


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We kick off the Master in Finance Program with our two-week Boothcamp experience in Chicago. Boothcamp begins in late August and provides you with foundational skills to help you thrive in the program and in the workplace.


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You will take a co-curricular course, Succeeding in the Workplace, as a complement to your foundational coursework. The course begins during Boothcamp and continues into the Autumn Quarter.

Master in Finance Curriculum

Our MiF curriculum offers a deep dive into advanced topics in finance and quantitative methods. Core courses give you a solid grounding in the building blocks of finance, while electives allow you to hone your skills in a particular area of interest and stand out in the job market.

You’ll take four core courses and nine electives for a total of 13 courses. Five of your electives will be in finance, and you will choose the remaining four from a large subset of MBA courses. You can tailor your finance electives to match your career goals by choosing one of three areas of specialization. Students who have already taken finance earlier in their education may qualify for core course waivers, which may allow them to jump right away into advanced electives.

Students start taking courses in the Autumn Quarter and spread their coursework over four quarters, including a required summer internship.

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