Learn skills for life. By studying finance at the Cook School you’ll learn to become an ethical leader recommending solutions based on data and compassion in a growing global field.
The Cook School’s business concentration in finance prepares students for successful careers in finance in the ever-increasing global economy.
The Financial Analysis (FA) track within the Finance concentration provides students with a concentrated interest in analysis the opportunity to explore the career field more closely. Students who choose this track will be prepared to take the CFA exam upon graduation.
The Financial Planning (FP) Track within the Finance concentration provides students with a concentrated interest in the business of financial planning. Students who choose this track will be prepared to take the CFP upon graduation.
Finance emphasizes the application of strong analytical and empirical skills to help businesses raise and invest capital, allocate savings among different investment alternatives, and equate the demand for capital. Pursuing an MBA area of emphasis in finance will help focus curriculum on these skills to provide the maximum value for those interested in the finance industry.
The MS-AFE is a quantitatively-based, applied graduate program in financial economics that focuses on the analysis and forecasting of financial variables such as interest rates, stock returns and their effects on financial markets. It is a one-of-a-kind program in the region that responds to the market need for individuals to enter the labor market with a set of applied technical skills.