Master of Science in Finance (MS) Degree

MS in Finance Career Advancement and Job Placement

Your Drexel education is only the first step to a stellar career. Take advantage of LeBow Graduate Career Services to continue to advance your career in the financial domain. Our dedicated career services team provides comprehensive post-graduation support and will help you identify which career option is right for you.

Skills Acquired with an MS in Finance

The Drexel LeBow Master’s of Science in Finance prepares students to begin a career in everything from corporate financing and commercial banking to investment banking and financial planning. The invaluable skills gained through the through the program can be applied wherever your career takes you.

Skills acquired in the MS in Finance program:

  • Risk Management
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Investment Advising and Management
  • Financing
  • Corporate Governance

Job Placement Industries

Graduates with a master’s degree in finance can find careers working in many of the following industries:

  • Accounting
  • Investment Banking
  • Business Management Consulting
  • Investment Research
  • Private Wealth Management
  • Real Estate Finances

Job Titles

Some job titles for those graduating with a master’s degree in finance include but are not limited to:

  • Risk Assurance Associate
  • Regulatory Reporting Analyst
  • Market Risk Associate
  • Business Director
  • Controller
  • Financial Examiner

Salary Range for Master of Finance Degree Graduates

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, $81,760 was the median wage for financial analysts in 2016 with earnings of as low as $50,350 and as high as $165,100 on either side of the spectrum.

Drexel LeBow MS in Finance Graduate Landings

Below is a list of some recent employers who have hired graduates of the Drexel MS in Finance program:

  • J.P. Morgan
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC)