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MS Finance

Master of Science In Finance Careers

The job market for financial analysts – especially for those who graduate from Purdue’s industry-leading, one-year Master’s in Finance (MSF) program – has a bright outlook with a projected 9% job growth through 2030. Finance and insurance, professional and technical services, and manufacturing opportunities are strong around the country and the world. A Purdue master’s prepares you for high-profile positions using state-of-the-art information technologies and analytical techniques.

Purdue MSF graduates have gone on to thrive in key positions all over the world.

Employment by Job Title

Analyst 33.33%
Banker 16.67%
Manager 16.67%
Specialist 16.67%
Vice President 16.67%

Employment By Industry

Finance & Financial Technology
53.85% Pharamaceutical
7.69% Manufacturing
7.69% Management Consulting
7.69% Insurance
7.69% Healthcare
7.69% Accounting
Employment Rate
Within 6 months of graduation
Average Starting Salary
38% of the Class of 2023 provided salary data
Average Bonus

Top Employers

Goldman Sachs
Tata Aig
North Shore Bank
InCred Wealth
GE Healthcare
Equity Methods

Business Career Services

The dedicated career coaches and advisors at the Daniels School of Business are here to help students turn their goals into reality.  Take advantage of the research-backed tools and the guidance of experienced professionals through individual counseling, job search resources and on-campus recruiting services in the creation of your career path strategy and leadership development.

Whether you are a new professional, career enhancer or career changer, we look forward to working with you. Learn more about the career services office or schedule an appointment on campus or online.

Graduate Services

Industry Overview

The employment landscape is strong for those interested in pursuing a career in finance and auditing. Our industry overview shares the robust growth in professional opportunities in the field, the many different sectors you could work in, the steady salary growth that accountants and auditors enjoy and the skills necessary to be successful.

Explore Opportunities in Finance

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