Graduate Finance Programs

MBA Financial Management
Learn to integrate the theory of financial analysis with real world financial problems faced by firms in current situations of global business. Specialized courses on international banking and management of financial institutions augment the solid MBA core to provide both a strong business foundation and in-depth knowledge of finance. With a faculty advisor you can design a curriculum to meet your professional goals by choosing from a number of elective courses taught by professors who work in finance.
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MBA Investment Management
The MBA program in Investment Management is designed to develop and refine investment skills and prepare students for successful careers in investment banking, hedge funds, or management consulting. Emphasizing aspects of accounting, economics, finance, strategic management and marketing, and management science relevant to modern investment analysis, the curriculum also focuses on theories, practices, strategies, and methodologies that reflect the current state of the field of investment management and analysis.
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MBA International Economics
The MBA in International Economics is a 52-credit program that provides students with the rigorous analytical skills of international economics combined with knowledge of the institutional foundations of international business that is required by managers in a rapidly globalizing business environment. This degree is designed to prepare those who intend to pursue careers in business organizations with substantial operations in the international sphere to interpret and forecast the effect of international economic and political trends on their business activities. The program is specifically designed for prospective MBA students planning careers as managers in international banking and finance and in corporations with large multinational operations.
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MS Financial Management
This program is designed to develop financial managers. It is intended for the financial analyst employed in a 21st century global corporation. The analytical skills developed in this program may also be applied to careers in various financial institutions, as students determine the optimum allocation of investor funds to various fund users. The objective is to provide thorough knowledge and understanding of the importance of financial analysis in the valuation of public and private firms, as well as the efficient management of the assets, liabilities, and capital funds in the corporate sector.
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MS Financial Risk Management
The MS in Financial Risk Management program gives you a thorough understanding of all aspects of financial risk management, whether in a financial institution or in a non-financial institution, beginning from a proper understanding of equity, bond and derivative markets and continuing to an appreciation of the management of portfolios and the measurement and management of risk in those portfolios. You also learn about the global aspects of risk analysis. The MS in Financial Risk Management will help students prepare for the FRM certification offered by GARP.
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MS Investment Management
This master's degree program will hone your investment skills and prepare you for a successful career in investment banking, hedge funds, or management consulting. Emphasizing aspects of accounting, economics, finance, strategic management and marketing, and management science relevant to modern investment analysis, your coursework will also focus on theories, practices, strategies, and methodologies designed to reflect the current state of the field of investment management and analysis. Students from Pace competing in the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) annual “Investment Research Challenge” won the first year of the competition in 2004.
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Combined BBA Public Accounting/MS Financial Management
The BBA Public Accounting/MS Financial Management Program is a joint degree, five-year, full-time program designed to provide students with the coursework required to qualify to become CPAs, and with an in-depth understanding of finance to become financial managers and chief financial officers of global corporations and financial institutions. The program satisfies the New York State 150-credit-hour requirement for the CPA certificate and provides the core of finance knowledge needed to advance to a career in financial management. In addition, students will cover a substantial amount of the material required to prepare them for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. The program gives students a thorough understanding of several areas in accounting and finance - financial and managerial accounting, taxes, capital budgeting, cash flow valuation, risk management, capital structure, dividend policy, mergers and acquisitions - and more. The BBA/MS program also provides students with the opportunity to complete both degrees in five years, in less time than is normally required, while avoiding the duplication that often occurs in separate academic programs.
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