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The financial world is the foundation of the global economy, and that world is rapidly evolving. Organizations of all kinds need resourceful finance professionals able to make critical business decisions. Babson’s STEM MSF can help you develop those skills.
No GMAT/GRE? No problem. There is no GMAT/GRE requirement for 2022 entry.
At A Glance
Duration9- and 16-month options
Upcoming Application DeadlineJanuary 19
Average Work Experience1-3 years
Master the Financial Side of Business
The full-time Masters Degree in Finance (MSF) at Babson provides in-depth financial and quantitative knowledge. Match that with sophisticated problem solving, practical application, ethical judgment, and professional development and communication skills for a well-rounded degree. Your Master of Finance program cohort comes from all undergraduate and graduate backgrounds. During your electives, expand your network by taking classes with more experienced MBA and master’s students. Develop strong relationships with faculty and advisors, who are here to support you with individualized mentoring.
79% of our specialized master’s program students receive institutional grants/scholarships.
66% International Students
36% Domestic Students of Color
Average GPA: 3.34
Average GMAT Score: 608
Average Work Experience: 3 Years
By the time you complete your degree, you will build skills in three distinct areas.
Technical Skills in Finance
Babson MSF graduates are proficient in applying quantitative methods and financial analysis techniques in a variety of contexts. These include statistical analysis of financial and economic data; valuing corporate investment decisions; valuing firms; and valuing a variety of financial instruments including equities, fixed income, and derivative securities.
Complex Financial Problem Solving
Babson MSF graduates appreciate the ambiguity that surrounds the most interesting business and financial problems. They are adept at extracting salient issues from a complex problem, identifying appropriate analytical techniques, applying judgment, and proposing well-reasoned recommendations.
Ethical and Professional Standards
Babson MSF graduates are prepared to recognize and respond to ethical issues that arise in the financial profession and financial practice. They also understand professional standards in financial fields, and how these may vary.
Master of Finance Curriculum
Get a blend of theory and practice in courses taught by the award-winning faculty from our top-ranked undergraduate and MBA programs. Babson’s Master of Finance program provides uncommon flexibility: you will take a required 15-credit core, and use your remaining 15 credits to explore electives in finance and other disciplines based on your interests and career goals.
Financial Data Analysis and Practice will prepare you for the world of finance. Learn how to access and analyze financial data, code financial models in Python, create and communicate financial reports, and follow best practices in a variety of finance professions.
Complete your core with four additional courses:
Corporate Finance: Evaluating Opportunities
Derivatives: Theory and Practice
Manage a portion of the Babson College Endowment with the Babson College Fund, a 2-semester course that offers a rare opportunity to develop investment research and portfolio management skills.
Professors at Babson are CFAs, founders of investment firms, advisors to the SEC, and more, but most importantly, they are educators. Senior lecturer Patrick Gregory brings a wealth of finance industry experience to his classes, including The Babson College Fund, one of the most popular electives.
Join more than 9,000 Babson alumni who work in financial services. Wondering what kind of masters of finance salary and outcomes you can expect? Here are just a few of the organizations that employ Master of Finance graduates: AIG / Citigroup / Charles River Labs / PTC / Staples / TIAA / Wellington Management Company, and more.
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