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MS in Finance in NYC

A Part-Time Program Designed for Working Professionals


World-renowned Simon faculty in the fields of Finance, Accounting, and Economics

MS in Finance in NYC

A Part-Time Program Designed for Working Professionals


No. 3 and No. 5 in the world for Economics and Finance (Financial Times of London, Jan 2015)

MS in Finance in NYC

A Part-Time Program Designed for Working Professionals


Residency weeks in Rochester and Switzerland

No. 3 and No. 5 in the world for Economics and Finance (Financial Times of London, Jan 2015)

Our curriculum strengthens your potential.

What we have: An MS in Finance program designed to have maximum impact on your success in the financial world.

What you get: Analytical tools that strengthen your potential and give you an edge in financial services and corporate finance positions.

Financial careers such as:

  • Banking
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Insurance
  • Risk Management
  • Investment Management

Our 13-month part-time program is tailored to your schedule.

This program has been designed to be flexible and offer you the most convenient way to take the next step to the next level of your financial career. You will be part of the supportive alumni network throughout your career.

Weekend New York City Classes

  • 13-month part-time program
  • Alternate weekends
  • 12 lockstep courses
  • Residency weeks in Rochester and Switzerland
  • Instruction by senior faculty

New York City

The Simon MS in Finance in New York City program's home is the Tribeca campus of New York Law School. The location, at 185 W. Broadway, is easily accessible for tri-state students and offers a comprehensive learning environment in close proximity to Wall Street, the Civic Center, and tech corridor.

  • Students/faculty have exclusive use of the facility on weekends
  • Access to all amenities and dedicated staff
  • New York City-based staff and administration actively support students' needs

Introducing a few of our outstanding senior faculty in the NYC programs

Our smaller class size means you will work closely with some of the world's most recognized thought leaders in finance. Our faculty members are independent thinkers who each bring exceptional knowledge, experience, and passion to approaching and solving real-world business problems.

Simon Business School has one of the most respected faculties in the world, excelling in both teaching and research. Simon faculty members are on editorial boards of top business journals. The Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the leading journals in finance and accounting, are published at Simon Business School. Our professors routinely bring their knowledge and research to the classroom.

Clifford W. Smith Jr.

Louise and Henry Epstein Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Finance and Economics

Professor Smith's research focuses on option pricing, corporate financial policy, and financial intermediation. He is one of Simon's most highly regarded instructors and is often cited in leading academic journals. He is active on corporate boards, where he advises on finance and government matters.

Joanna Wu

Susanna and Evans Y. Lam Professor of Business Administration

Professor Wu's teaching focus is in the area of financial reporting. Her research interests include international financial reporting, the behavior of financial analysts, management compensation, and mutual fund performance.

Gregory H. Bauer

Research Director, Bank of Canada
Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance

Professor Bauer is known for his intellect, wit, and passion for teaching, as well as his much-appreciated understanding of the realities facing working professionals. He provides a real-world perspective that integrates his industry experience and current events with his course material.