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An Investment in Your Future Career Success - The Difference a Georgetown University Master of Science in Finance (MSF) Can Make in Your Career

The Georgetown University McDonough School of Business MSF program prepares its graduates to take on various careers in finance. We are pleased to share our latest career statistics report from the Class of 2023*. Notably, recent graduates saw an average base salary of $134,589 and graduates with 4+ Years of Work Experience saw an average base salary of $157,930. Additionally, 97% earned a promotion at their current firm or accepted a job offer at another company. 

Learn more in our full Class of 2023 Career Success Report.

*Data is collected from recent alumni six months after graduation.

Our MSF Serves Various Industries

A Georgetown MSF degree can lead to rewarding work in a wide range of industry areas, including technical, specialist, and leadership roles in business, finance, and consulting.

  • Asset Management
  • Banking
  • Consulting
  • Data Analysis
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Fintech
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Private Equity
  • Risk Management
  • Sales and Trading

You will leave the MSF Program with the global experience and rigorous business education necessary to advance your career as a member of a powerful global network of proud and successful Georgetown McDonough alumni. 

Upon completing this transformative program, graduates have had tremendous success advancing their career goals. Many have gone on to receive promotions within their current companies. Others have sought and secured job offers from some of the most prestigious firms in the world.

Who Hires Georgetown University MSF Graduates?

  • Kavita McGrady

    “I loved the flexibility the program provided. I learned valuable skills from a highly regarded program online. I took my learning with me wherever I went. This opened opportunities for me to pursue internships and experiences that further enhanced my learning without location being a limiting factor.


    Additionally, I loved the people I met in the program. My classmates came from a wide array of backgrounds ranging from the military to filmmaking. There was an abundance of diversity in life experiences and career paths that introduced me to new ideas and possibilities.”

    Kavita (Kakkar) McGrady (MSF’23), Investment Banking Analyst, Harris Williams

  • Alex Freeman

    “The MSF program was instrumental in propelling me toward my career goals following my undergraduate studies. Through its extensive alumni network and faculty, I gained invaluable connections and mentorship opportunities that have opened numerous doors to achieve my academic and career goals.


    The highlight of my time in the program was the Global Consulting Project in London. This trip was a phenomenal way to finish the program by applying many of the skills I had learned throughout my classes and summer internship.”

    Alex Freeman (MSF’23), Investment Banking Analyst, KippsDeSanto & Co.

  • Shane Brownell

    “The MSF program provided a unique opportunity to add to my quantitative toolkit by improving my understanding of capital markets, financial modeling, accounting, derivatives, and valuation, which gave me the foundation to be successful as an asset manager in private equity.


    The hybrid nature of the program was incredibly valuable and allowed me to continue to work full-time and be present with family while I pursued my education. The professors, diverse background of the MSF cohorts, and overall Georgetown community gave me the support and confidence I needed to kickoff the next phase of my career. Georgetown challenged me to be exceptional academically, and I learned to be a better leader and team player.”

    Shane Brownell (MSF’23), Asset Manager, Ritz Banc Group

  • Josue Meza

    “Obtaining my MSF degree from Georgetown has been a transformative journey, both personally and professionally. Beyond the rigorous curriculum and top-tier education, this degree has endowed me with invaluable skills and knowledge and empowered me to navigate the complexities of the financial world with confidence and expertise.


    Moreover, it has provided me with a strong network of peers, mentors, and industry professionals. This degree has played a pivotal role in propelling my career forward, opening doors to new opportunities and leadership roles within the financial sector.”

    Josue Meza (MSF’23), FP&A Analyst, Kaiser Permanente

Sample Employers

Our alumni can be found at Fortune 500 companies, global financial institutions, renowned consulting firms, government agencies, non-profits and many other organizations. A sample of employers who have hired our MSF students and alumni include:

  • AIG
  • Amazon
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Barclays
  • Blackrock
  • Bloomberg, LP
  • Blue Origin
  • Boeing
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • Capital One
  • Citi
  • Deloitte, LLP
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Grant Thornton, LLP
  • Goldman Sachs Wealth Management
  • ING Capital
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • KippsDeSantos & Co.
  • KPMG
  • Lockheed Martin
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Nike
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Prudential
  • The Carlyle Group
  • T. Rowe Price
  • Truist (Formerly Suntrust)
  • UBS
  • Vanguard
  • Verizon

A Partner in Securing Your Career Goals – The MSF Center for Career Strategy and Professional Development

A Georgetown MSF degree can lead to rewarding work in a wide range of industry areas. Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is dedicated to the successful career progression of the next generation of transformational business leaders.

As the only MSF Program in the country with a dedicated career services office, our career management team serves as your partner in establishing the crucial relationships — with other students, employers, faculty, and administrators — that enables you to determine your next career move. Likewise, we are a hub to which employers look for talent, as Georgetown is highly regarded across the globe for preparing graduates of the highest caliber.

Earning your MSF from Georgetown indicates to potential employers that you take your graduate business education seriously. Choosing one of the best business schools in the world for your MSF proves that you are committed to excellence.

Learn more about the MSF Center for Career Strategy and Professional Engagement.

“As soon as the interviewers at Bloomberg saw ‘MSF candidate, Georgetown McDonough School of Business’ on my resume, I could tell they knew I was serious about the profession.”

– Thomas, MSF Alumni

Executives in Residence

We believe the ability to make connections between what you learn in class and what you can expect to encounter in real-world situations is key to the overall value of your MSF degree.

For that reason, we launched the Executives in Residence program in 2016. Today, students have access to several executives in residence who focus on helping students develop key skills and competencies in the areas of consulting and investing. Our executives in residence are available to advise students and also are responsible for leading our MSF Summer Clinics projects. They bring tremendous experience and an executive perspective to their work with the MSF Program and are a vital link between the curriculum and business world.

Career Bootcamp

A Georgetown MSF degree can lead to rewarding work in a wide range of industry areas. If you are exploring a new position or internship early in the program, you can take advantage of our 4-week Career Bootcamp. You will work with faculty to accelerate your readiness for career-making decisions, explore finance opportunities, and learn to leverage your MSF degree almost immediately. You also will network with faculty and industry professionals, discover recruitment pipelines, and learn how to avoid roadblocks in your job search. This bootcamp is available to accepted students prior to the fall start. 

For more information, call (866) 531-4825 or contact the Georgetown MSF program at