Financial Management, MS

  • New York City
Associated College
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Pace University is part of the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This degree program significantly integrates the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge™ and emphasizes the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

Succeed in the Fast-Growing Finance Industry

Achieve your career goals with a master's in finance and lead your organization to data-driven prosperity. Through our MS in Financial Management, you will gain 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.

MS Program Highlights

  • Earn your master’s degree in New York City, the finance capital of the world.
  • Acquire real-time portfolio analysis skills at the Bloomberg Lab.
  • Speed to completion: With an undergraduate business background, earn your degree with as few as 10 courses in 15 months.
  • You can also complete the MS in Finance online.

Why Pace's MS in Financial Management

Our MS in Financial Management gives you a thorough understanding of global economics, investment decisions, and international corporate finance. You will learn to make strategic decisions driven by financial data.

Our program allows you to take some courses in investment management, so you learn how investment managers evaluate your firm's financial management. The Bloomberg Lab at Lubin allows you to access financial databases, statistical, and analytical software, and provides the opportunity to study and acquire Bloomberg certification.

The Pace chapter of GARP, the Global Association of Risk Professionals, is affiliated with the national GARP association, which offers the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification. The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) chapter at Pace is affiliated with the CFA Institute, which offers the CFA certification. Student clubs organize national competitions that help prepare them for prestigious certifications such as the CFA.

Lubin is part of the CFA® Institute University Affiliation Program. CFA Institute recognizes that several of Lubin's finance degree programs significantly integrate the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge and emphasize the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

The faculty are very helpful; they always try to reach out to you. Pace encourages us to have networking experiences through the clubs, social events, and organizations. They encouraged me to be a leader and I have been fortunate enough to be part of the board of directors for Lubin Graduate Society. It's helped me to reach my potential. This gave me the tools to increase my competitive advantage and to feel more confident in the workplace.

—Javier Jimenez ’17, Vice President, Structured Finance, Helaba

Choose Your Career

Financial Management Careers

  • Acquisitions Manager
  • Credit Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Controller
  • Equity Analyst
  • Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
  • Financial Consultant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Investment Banking Associate
  • Risk and Insurance Analyst
  • Treasury Director

Where Pace Graduates are Employed

  • Accenture
  • Ayco
  • BNY Mellon
  • Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Fortune Fashions LLC
  • Freedom Wealth Services
  • Grant Thornton
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • KPMG
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
  • Morgan Stanley
  • NASA
  • PwC
  • UHY Advisors
  • Vanguard

Financial Management Career Stats


average salary for financial managers in New York (Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics)


of Lubin's class of 2022 master's graduates are employed or continuing their education or service (Source: Pace University Career Services)


projected growth in employment of financial managers from 2022–2032 (Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics)