Program Director: Ajeyo Banerjee
Marcelle Arak, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jean-Claude Bosch, PhD, University of Washington
Elizabeth Cooperman, PhD, University of Georgia
E. Woodrow Eckard, PhD, University of California-Los Angeles
Richard Foster, PhD, University of Chicago
Dean Taylor, PhD, University of Chicago
Ajeyo Banerjee, PhD,University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Jian Yang, PhD, Texas A&M University
Takeshi Nishikawa, PhD, Texas Tech University
Rina Ray, PhD, Indiana University
John Byrd, PhD, University of Oregon
Chen Ji, MS, University of Colorado
Barbara Pelter, MA, University of Colorado
John Daley, PhD, University of Washington
Eric Reiner, MBA, Louisiana State University
Cindy Sutfin, MS, University of Colorado
The master of science in finance and risk management provides the necessary depth and specialized expertise to meet the needs of businesses for financial managers, investment analysts and other finance specialists.
The program emphasizes a familiarity with the institutions in our financial system, an understanding of financial markets and instruments, and the analytical skills and tools necessary to make informed decisions about investment and financing.
The program is suited to students from a wide variety of undergraduate backgrounds and is particularly appropriate to students with strong technical and analytical backgrounds. Admission standards for the MS finance and risk management program are unique to the program. Therefore, admission to other graduate business programs does not guarantee admission into the MS finance and risk management program.
The MS in finance and risk management offers flexibility with on-campus and online courses. The MS finance and risk management degree requirements are met by the following courses and options: