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FINANCE

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PROGRAM SNApSHOT

THE MASTER Of SCIENCE IN BUSINESS:

fINANCE
PROGRAM fORMAT
Can be completed in 9, 12 or 15 months Taught by renowned Smith nance faculty Convenient locations (Washington, D.C., and College Park, Md.) Flexible curriculum

ELECTIVE COURSES 16 credits


Electives allow students the exibility to specialize in a particular area of nance or to become highly qualied generalists. Applied Equity Analysis Bank Management Corporate Governance Corporate Risk Management Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity Financial Engineering Financial Restructuring Fixed Income Analysis Fixed Income Derivatives Institutional Asset Management International Corporate and Project Finance International Investment Portfolio Management Quantitative Investment Strategies

INVEST IN YOUR fUTURE


In the Master of Science in Business: Finance program, youll learn from some of the best minds in nance today. Smith nance faculty are actively involved as advisers to large nancial institutions, multinational corporations and government agencies. Their research has appeared in prestigious nancial journals and inuential publications such as The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

SMITH ALUMNI

50,000
MORE THAN 55

FORTUNE 500
COMPANIES REPRESENTED IN THE DC- METRO REGION NEARLY 50 COMPAnIES WITH MORE THAn

CORE COURSES 14 credits


The full-time curriculum consists of 7 core courses providing a solid nance foundation: Financial Management Capital Markets Introduction to Financial Accounting Derivative Securities Valuation in Corporate Finance Financial Econometrics I Financial Econometrics II The part-time curriculum consists of the same core courses. However, part-time students who are unable to take the Financial Econometrics classes may substitute for this requirement by taking at least four credits in the more quantitative nance electives upon approval of the academic director. Possible options include: Fixed Income Derivatives Financial Engineering Quantitative Investment Strategy

RELEVANT. FLEXIBLE. CONVENIENT.


The program provides a deep understanding of the theoretical foundations of nance by emphasizing quantitative methods. Core courses provide excellent fundamentals and are to become either specialists or well-qualied generalists. The program can be completed in 9, 12 or 15 months. supported by a large number of electives, allowing students

IN BUSINESS

O F S C IE N C E

THE MASTER

IN REVENUE iN THE DC-METRO REGiON

$1 BILLION

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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
Online application, including resum, essay and fee Two ofcial transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended Two letters of recommendation GMAT or GRE test scores TOEFL or IELTS scores
(if English is not your primary language)

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301.405.2559 | masters@rhsmith.umd.edu

A dva N ce Y o U r C areer
AN d s U cceed i N the global world of moderN fiN aNce.

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THE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS:

fINANCE

LETS
FINISH in as few as 9 months

Todays world is shaped by evolving regulation, globalization and a renewed focus on corporate responsibility. More than ever before, nancial planning and decision making depend on understanding and using the new ideas and tools required in sophisticated nancial management. With the Master of Science in Business: Finance degree from the University of Marylands acclaimed Robert H. Smith School of Business, youll gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the world of modern nance.

UMD HOMECOMING PARADE

AN MS DEGREE IS AN EXCELLENT VALUE AND AN EXCELLENT INVESTMENT IN YOUR fUTURE


ATTEND career fairs and network with employers

BUSINESS
JUMpSTART your job search through the Ofce of Career Services GAIN specialized knowledge and skills and become an asset to any organization

GET DOWN TO

LOCATION, LOCATION
The Smith School is just

MILES
from the heart of Washington, D.C.

WERE NOT ALL BUSINESS


Our MS students enjoy a wide variety of social events and community-building activities during their time at Smith:

BALTIMORE NATIONAL
TERpZONE

AQUARIUM
BOwLING
& BILLIARDS

PROfESSIONAL

DEVELOpMENT
Many opportunities for professional development and networking are available for students throughout the academic year, including events such as: The University of Maryland Entrepreneurship Invitational (Cupids Cup Business Competition) The Emerging Markets Forum, hosted by the Center for International Business, Education and Research (CIBER) CEO@Smith speaker series

NBA
MBA & MS

BASKETBALL GAMES
INTERNATIONAL WEEK

Two Campuses

WASHINGTON
D.C.

and

COLLEGE PARK

9,12 15
or

FINISH IN

RIGHTS

BRAGGING

FINANCE

MARYLAND

MONTHS

SMITHSONIAN
NATIONAL MALL MUSEUM DAY

Our campus locations are easily accessible from all points throughout the Washington, D.C.-metropolitan region.

ACCESS TO SMITHS CENTER fOR FINANCIAL POLICY

FOR MORE THAN 10 YEARS, SMITH HAS CONSISTENTLY RANKED AMONG THE

NATIONS BEST
IN INTELLECTUAL CApITAL
by the Financial Times A testament to our facultys thought leadership in the business world.

MS DINNER & MOVIE NIGHT


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