The MS Finance program draws on real-world applications and access to the top minds in finance, complementing studies in the classroom to create a holistic learning experience. These intensive studies will further develop your abilities in critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving. Small Class sizes offer students unparalleled access to faculty.
1. STEM Certified Program
Krannert’s MS Finance program lives up to Purdue’s long history of science and engineering leadership by offering an education that is rich in analytical reasoning, statistical insight, and pragmatic business acumen. Its analytics-focused curriculum makes Krannert’s MS Finance Program one of the few MS Finance programs in the U.S. that are STEM certified. Graduates of Krannert MS Finance program are eligible for STEM OPT extension that allows them to work in the U.S. for 3 years after graduation.
2. Flexible Curriculum
Elective courses provide in-depth knowledge around a focused topic, which allows students to pursue courses focused on their career aspirations. Graduates are well-suited to pursue a wide range of opportunities in areas such as commercial banking, investment banking, asset management, financial risk management and analytics, and other financial services companies within the U.S. and around the world.
3. Collaborative Environment
The Krannert School of Management is a place where individuals converge from diverse nations, backgrounds, and beliefs in a cohesive classroom environment that enhances the global learning experience, while also fostering an enriching personal transformation in our students. Working in a team-based environment, students study alongside peers from across the United States and around the world including MBA counterparts offering insights into broader business principles. Students gain a global business perspective in their classroom and group interactions.
4. Real-world Application
Students have the opportunity to take part in the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF), a unique program that is designed to polish and integrate the knowledge and skills you developed from your masters-level coursework by successfully developing a security analysis and real-world portfolio management strategies.
- Duration: 10 months (3 semesters, 5 modules)
- Class Start Date: July
- Total Credit hours: 37
Recent Krannert MS Finance graduates have been hired at:
- Central Bank of Thailand
- China Development Financial Holding Corporation
- Ford Motor
- HSBC Bank
- JPMorgan Chase
- Master Card
- The World Bank
… And more!