Master of Finance

Admissions

STEM-Designated Degree

Welcome to a Career in Finance

Break through barriers and prepare for a next generation finance career. Deeply immersive and career-focused, our master of finance is experiential learning at its finest. Dive deep in the strategy and technical tools needed to solve real-world problems in a real-time financial markets laboratory. In 10 short months, you’ll gain the cutting-edge knowledge, skills, and experience to fast track your finance career.

Master of Finance Degree Eligibility

Our immersive finance masters degree is intended for candidates with:
• An undergraduate degree in any discipline with excellent quantitative and qualitative analysis skills
• A proven analytical proficiency demonstrated by coursework, internship, or test scores
• A high degree of enthusiasm for finance industry – investment management, trading, banking or FinTech innovation
• No professional experience; 2 or fewer years of professional finance experience (including internships); 8 or fewer years of professional experience in other fields
• Strong working knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Excel
• Prior knowledge of finance or economics is not expected or require
• Experience with programming languages is also not required, but is a plus

Application Deadlines

  • Application Deadline
  • Notification
  • Deposit Due
  • Round 1
    Application Deadline

    October 11, 2023

    Notification

    December 14, 2023

    Deposit Due

    January 31, 2024

  • Round 2
    Application Deadline

    January 17, 2024

    We encourage candidates interested in scholarships to apply no later than Round 2 for full consideration.

    Notification

    March 28, 2024

    Deposit Due

    April 24, 2024

  • Round 3
    Application Deadline

    March 6, 2024

    Notification

    May 9, 2024

    Deposit Due

    June 5, 2024

Application Details

The Forward-Thinking Finance Degree

The Goizueta admissions team is looking forward to getting to know our applicants for the 2022 academic year. The application will be available August 1 and is designed for you to demonstrate your academic background, leadership experience, and personal and professional goals. We encourage candidates to prepare to complete the application by reviewing the application requirements.

Class Profile

Women
47%
Underrepresented U.S. Minorities
22%
% of U.S. students who are African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American/Alaskan
International
74%
Average Age
23
Average GPA
3.77
U.S. Undergrad Degree
71%
% students with undergraduate degrees earned in the U.S.

Women in Business

NextGen Finance

NextGen Finance is Goizueta’s strategic, structural, and sustainable approach to increasing diversity of thought and background across the finance field through its masters in finance degree and industry partnerships. This includes a carefully curated advisory board, unique DEI and ESG course content, and specialty career prep programming and a recruiting consortium for female students and students of color to name just a few of the NextGen Finance initiatives. Learn more about Goizueta's NextGen Finance initiative.

At Goizueta, we invest in women to create a new generation of empowered leaders that will break through the barriers and positively impact business and society. The masters in finance program is not only designed by finance industry professionals, it is led by a pioneering female finance professional and academic.

We are proud to be an active participant in a variety of organizations and initiatives that support and promote women in business. You'll gain access to these and other organizations and resources that help get you there and support you along the way.

The Rosemary and John Brown Family Scholars Program is a $5 million scholarship endowment open to graduates of Spelman College and Agnes Scott College who are accepted into a Goizueta graduate program. Scholarships are merit-based. Brown Family Scholars admitted into any of Goizueta’s graduate programs will benefit from small-by-design program classes known for a collaborative culture and highly experiential learning model. This will help scholars to formally build camaraderie and continue with mentoring and networking during the remainder of their studies.

Goizueta is a proud partner of The FortĂ© Foundation and shares its vision and commitment to women in the workplace. Through our Women's Program, Goizueta aligns with other Foundation partners — leading companies and top business schools—to further women's advancement in business leadership through access to business education, opportunities, and a community.

Goizueta Women in Business (GWIB) offers professional and personal development opportunities for graduate women at Goizueta. You'll meet like-minded, accomplished women who seek growth beyond the classroom. Through GWIB-sponsored networking, speakers, social events, community service and communication, you'll foster relationships within and beyond Emory. And with each activity, you'll develop not only your community, but also your contribution to others.

The Goizueta Student-Alumni Mentor Program is designed to help students bridge the gap between the academic and professional world through the practical insights, coaching, and experience of the Goizueta alumni network. Through the Alumni Mentor Program, you're paired with an alumna—or alumnus if you prefer—according to shared areas of interest and affinity preferences. In your mentor, you'll find the voice of experience, a sounding board, and a perspective that helps expand your own.

The Center for Women at Emory helps Emory University provide the best possible environment for women as students, scholars, and employees. We advocate for gender equity throughout the University; provide resources and skill-building opportunities; and bring faculty, students, practitioners, activists, and other learners together to examine gender issues and work toward ethical solutions.

Furthering Diversity in Finance

Work Team Collaborating
Strategic. Structural. Sustainable.

NextGen Finance

NextGen Finance is Goizueta’s strategic, structural, and sustainable approach to increasing diversity of thought and background across the finance field through its Master of Finance degree and industry partnerships. This includes a carefully curated advisory board, unique DEI and ESG course content, and specialty career prep programming and a recruiting consortium for female students and students of color to name just a few of the NextGen Finance initiatives.

Student Ambassador

One of the best ways to learn more about the Goizueta Master of Finance is by talking to a current student. Fill out our request form and we'll match you with a current Goizueta finance masters degree student based on your interest and background.

Upcoming Events

  • Information Sessions

    Attend an upcoming information session to learn more about the Master of Finance. Browse upcoming options and register.
  • Application Workshops

    Attend an upcoming application workshop to submit a strong Master of Finance application. Browse upcoming options and register.

Set Yourself Apart

Fast track your finance career in just 10 months with Goizueta’s cutting-edge, experience-driven master of finance.

Non-Discriminatory Policy

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action in admissions, educational programs and employment. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status.