In the SMF program you will practice in real life what your professors have taught in the classroom. You’ll be given actual business challenges and work with your peers to solve them. You’ll dive deep into a variety of finance issues and discuss how they impact business. And you’ll choose a specialization in finance so you can provide focused expertise to your employer from day one.

  • Academics

    YOU CAN KNOW FINANCE OR YOU CAN MASTER IT.

     

  • Career

    A FOCUS ON EMPLOYMENT SUCCESS

    • A roster of prestigious companies say “yes” to SMF – Companies including JPMorgan Chase, UBS, Citi, Accenture, EY, Deloitte, Wells Fargo, Duff & Phelps, Nationwide, Limited Brands, and Cardinal Health have hired SMF graduates over the past few years.
    • An individualized approach – A dedicated career consultant will assist you with every stage of your job hunt to help you secure a role in investment management, corporate finance, commercial banking, or wherever your path takes you.
    • Mentor Program – Connect with SMF alumni through the mentor program to receive guidance and advice during your studies and grow your network
    • Preparation for professional certification - You will be prepared to sit for the Chartered Financial Analyst and Financial Risk Manager exams upon completion of the SMF program.
  • Community

    THIS IS WHERE IT BEGINS

    • Experience Columbus – Music, fashion, food, nightlife. Vibrant and alive, Ohio's capital is known for its open attitude, smart style and entrepreneurial spirit.
    • More than just coursework – Get involved in a variety of activities outside the classroom to help you build your network, and support your personal and professional development.
    • A myriad of opportunities to lead, grow and develop –Explore a variety of student organizations based on business focus areas, service to the community, or other common interests. You are sure to find a group that suits your interests and aspirations.
    • We champion diversity in intellectual thought and perspective – We are an inclusive, supportive community where you can comfortably join in or confidently stand out.
    • Become part of a global community – As a Fisher student, you will be part of this community of individuals who have an incredible breadth of backgrounds and experiences to share. Don’t just get one perspective—get many.

CFA

PREPARATION FOR PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

As a CFA Institute partner, the Specialized Master in Finance (SMF) program covers 70% of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK).