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MS in Financial Management


  • CFA Institute has welcomed Pace into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.
  • These programs well position students to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
  • The CFA® charter has become the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world.

Gain mastery over concepts and skills that impact every area of your organization:
  • capital structure
  • cash flow valuation
  • dividends
  • risk
  • strategic decisions driven by financial data
Median salary for senior financial analysts (Source: O*NET)


The MS in Financial Management program gives you a thorough understanding of all aspects of finance in the firm—capital budgeting, cash flow valuation, risk management, capital structure, dividend policy, mergers and acquisitions and more. You also learn about global economics, investment decisions, and international corporate finance. Through Lubin, you gain:
  • Real-time portfolio analysis skills
  • Speed to completion
  • An investment perspective
  • Preparation for prestigious certifications such as the CFA
Click to view curriculum for the MS in Financial Management.


Lubin puts you at the center of the world's business life, through a network of alumni and corporate partners that reaches into:
  • Major financial institutions
  • Media companies
  • Growing businesses in every industry

Gain valuable experience in one or more internships—with internationally respected companies. Students in the MS in Financial Management program complete at least one internship and find daily opportunities to apply the knowledge they've gained in the classroom. Recent internship sites include:
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Cape Securities, Inc.
  • City of Stamford
  • Condé Nast
  • Haver Analytics, Inc.
  • MBIA
  • Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.,
  • UBS
Convenient location: Pursue your MS in Lower Manhattan in the financial district, a vibrant urban campus, blocks from the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve Bank.

Connect with industry insiders: In addition to the connections and advice our faculty offer, our alumni—who are themselves industry insiders, rising and leading in a wide range of enterprises—actively connect with current students through our LinkedIn mentoring program.

Take full advantage of your dedicated team of advisers

Elite accreditation—Lubin's dual accreditation by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, in both business and accounting, is an elite distinction shared by fewer than 2% of business schools in the world.


A U.S. bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree from a foreign school is the preferred undergraduate degree requirement for admission into the program. In addition to a resume, a personal statement, a GMAT or GRE score report, and two recommendations, applicants must submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities they have attended. If you are applying for the MS in Financial Management and have passed the Level 1 CFA or FRM exam, you may request a waiver of the GMAT or GRE. Official exam documentation will be required. A recent TOEFL score, no more than two years old, is required of all applicants whose native language is not English. Recommended application deadlines are August 1 for the fall entry term and December 1 for the spring entry term. Click for our Application Guidelines and Checklist.

For admission information, please contact:

New York City campus
Graduate Admission
Phone: 212-346-1531

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MS in Financial Management


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    Here's what to expect with an MS in Financial Management:
  • Excellent compensation: $77,875 is the mean salary for graduates of the MS in Financial Management program (Source: Pace University Career Services Annual Reports)
  • The best opportunities: Those holding a master's degree will have the edge in this field predicted to have faster than average employment growth (Source: O*NET)
  • Varied industries and professional paths
  • Exciting opportunities at respected companies and organizations. Companies that have hired recent graduates of the MS in Financial Management program include:

    • Accenture
    • BNY Mellon
    • Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
    • Fortune Fashions LLC
    • Grant Thornton
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Morgan Stanley
    • Vanguard

  • Join our distinguished alumni, pursuing careers around the globe

    In the center of New York City's business life, Lubin introduces you to successful business leaders and thriving multinational corporations. Connect directly with the world-class individuals who serve as an Executive- or Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Pace. We nurture relationships with many of the world's leading executives, to broaden and deepen your learning experience—far beyond what you can expect at any other business school:
  • Meet top executives when they visit your classes and lecture on campus.
Off campus, we get you through the door and behind the scenes for unique opportunities, thanks to our rich and well-developed network of alumni and corporate partners. Common locales include:
  • A Fortune 100 company headquarters in metropolitan New York City
  • The Fed: Research at the Federal Reserve Bank - almost 100 Lubin alumni are employed here
  • NYSE: The rush of the trading floor
    "Lubin has given me more than I could have expected-not just a deeper understanding of how financial data works and how to apply that data to better business decisions, but also who is making those decisions. My professors know the business world; Lubin literally opens doors for me."
- Brian Hannan '12  

"Great financial decisions make great companies. At Lubin I learned the analytical skills I have put to good use in making more and more complex decisions as my responsibilities have grown. I also connected with the great leaders and great organizations that would transform my career. My Financial Management MS has been the foundation of my success."

- Sonja Wiedenmann '09  
Senior Associate in Financial Risk Management, KPMG