The program is designed for students interested in managerial careers in corporate finance, investment analysis and portfolio management, financial consulting and financial institutions.
Top Growth Careers
These careers specifically call for qualities including analytical, communication, detail orientated, math and organizational skills. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics cites that “services provided by financial managers, such as planning, directing, and coordinating investments, are likely to stay in demand as the economy grows.”
Financial managers work closely with top executives and with departments that develop the data financial managers need with typical job titles such as: Financial Engineer, Risk Analyst, Research Associate, Quantitative Analyst, Quantitative Structured Credit Analyst, Credit Risk Analyst, Quantitative Investment Analyst, Quantitative Strategist, Data Analyst, Senior Data Analyst, Fixed Income Quantitative Analyst, and others.
Saunders Finance Advisory Board
The MS in Computational Finance program is enhanced by the Saunders Finance Advisory Board (FAB). Its members bring expertise and guidance from global companies to assist Saunders in delivering the highest quality curricula that maintains an applied focus, and includes what employers are looking for in graduates of Saunders finance programs. To view board members and their bios please visit the FAB members page.
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Program Alumni Quote
"Courses are relevant and up to date with what the business world is demanding. I gained the necessary skill sets and professional tooling that helped me secure my first job."
Nan Yun, Class of 2012