MS Finance

Students share why the Vanderbilt
MS Finance Program is unique.

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Fitzgerald "Fitz" Light

Investment Banking Analyst, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

In college, Fitzgerald Light created a tech startup that drew enough attention to earn him an invitation to the Tech Emerge Americas Conference in Miami. But even with this entrepreneurial streak, his real interest was investment banking. And when he researched graduate programs that could take his career in that direction, the Vanderbilt MSF quickly rose to the top.

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Nicolas P.B. Bollen

Frank K. Houston Professor of Finance

A prolific publisher and expert on hedge funds and mutual funds, Nick Bollen’s work has been referenced throughout academia and mainstream media.  

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By the numbers


The Vanderbilt MS Finance program ranked #1 globally on the Wall Street Journal / Times Higher Education 2018 masters in finance list.

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