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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. Between the time of admission and six months after graduation, MSF graduates earned an average salary increase of 47% and 75% accepted new positions. *

*Source: Georgetown University MSF Class of 2018-2020 Career Statistics

Learn more about our Class of 2020 Career Success.

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?

  • Chip Hinkel,
    MSF '18

    Pre-MSF Career: Petrophysicist, Shell Oil Company

    Post-Graduate Career: Consultant,
    Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

    "From learning to manage clients, to creatively addressing business problems, to anticipating the consulting lifestyle, the MSF program prepared me well for the challenges my new position presents."

  • Ruby Barickman,
    MSF '18

    Pre-MSF Career: Mining Engineering, Freeport-McMoRan

    Post-Graduate Career: Investment Associate,
    Orion Resource Partners, LP

    "The Georgetown MSF was a perfect fit for me because it combined quality of education expected at Georgetown with the flexibility I needed to continue to work full time."

  • Elliott Haden,
    MSF '18

    Pre-MSF Career: Account Executive, CoStar Group

    Post-Graduate Career: Global Learning Programs Project Manager, Finance,
    Vanguard

    "The MSF is a very well-rounded program that has immense application outside of the traditional finance realm."

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 msfonline@georgetown.edu.