The MSF program offers you cutting-edge resources and options that will make your educational experience more valuable.
Illinois provides a curriculum with breadth and depth unparalleled at other universities.
The Finance Practicum is your chance to compete for a position on a team that solves a problem for a corporate partner. You’ll work on your project at corporate headquarters in January, before the start of the spring semester. The practicum culminates in a final presentation to the executive team at your sponsoring corporation.
Bloomberg systems are available in the Business Library and in the Resource Center. To give our students an advantage; we provide them with the opportunity to become "Bloomberg Certified" by offering a Bloomberg certification program prior to graduation.
The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification program is globally recognized in the financial asset management field. If you are considering a career in asset management, you can enroll in a CFA review course during the spring semester.
MS Finance Lecture Series: Each semester prominent speakers in the finance industry are invited to campus to speak to MSF students about their specialized field, company, industry experience or insight into a current topic or issue.
Guest Speakers: Finance faculty may invite industry professionals to the classroom to speak on a specific topic related to their course. These speakers are able to provide a corporate viewpoint relating theory to practice.