The Master of Science in Financial Analysis and Investment Management (MS-FAIM) is focused on the quantitative techniques used in a corporate financial analysis, investment portfolio management, and risk management. Its blend of theory and practice provides a grounded and practical education. Students with undergraduate degrees in disciplines such as business, economics, accounting, mathematics, statistics, engineering, and science do well in the MS-FAIM Program, but it is open to all who are qualified.
The MS-FAIM Program is part-time, lock-step and cohort-based and is taught over 5 academic quarters spanning 15 consecutive months. The program enrolls new students every July. Classes are held late afternoons and evenings at the American Management Association's Executive Conference Center, located at the Marriott Hotel at 4th and Market in San Francisco's financial district. Students take 2 classes per quarter, and classes meet once a week between Monday and Friday.
- Focused on the quantitative techniques used in a corporate financial analysis, investment portfolio management, and risk management.
- Students attend two evening classes a week in downtown San Francisco.
- The program includes all three levels of the CFA® curriculum.
- Students or graduates can also earn an MBA by taking selected additional courses.
- Cohort-based, lock-step program that is completed in 15 months.
- Classes meet once a week from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the American Management Association's Executive Conference Center in San Francisco Marriott Hotel at the corner of 4th and Market (near BART).
- The program starts in mid-July.
- Small classes, collegial environment, and personalized attention.
- An outstanding faculty drawn from Saint Mary's MBA faculty and from the investment community of the Bay Area.