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  • Academic Excellence


    CUSTOM ENGINEERED FOR HIGH ACHIEVERS.

    MFin’s elite, top-ranked early-career STEM program emphasizes a foundation in how markets work and a rigorous curriculum engineered around the most advanced financial and quantitative theories and practices.

    PERSONALIZING YOUR CURRICULUM.

    MFin enables you to build a program specific to your requirements. With 12- and 18-month options, a choice of optional concentrations, access to all MIT courses and the opportunity to cross-register at Harvard, MFin is unmatched in its ability to support your career aspirations.


    12- AND 18-MONTH OPTIONS

     

    REQUIREMENTS AND ELECTIVES

     

    OPTIONAL CONCENTRATIONS

    There are two paths to earning your MFin degree, each with its own unique benefits.

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    Designed by the world’s foremost finance authorities, MFin courses ensure students gain a strong understanding of the fundamentals, with the flexibility to customize.

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    You can choose to further specialize your degree by completing one of three available concentrations—financial engineering, capital markets, or corporate finance.

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    “We have very deep courses in theory, empirical work and practical application. The program is highly quantitative, oriented around finance principles and the idea that the world tomorrow will not be the same as today. The preparation you receive here will allow you to address challenges you've never seen before and come away feeling confident that you know how to attack them.”

    Robert C. Merton
    School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance
    Nobel Prize Laureate, Economic Sciences

  • COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

     

    A SMART INVESTMENT

    The MFin program emphasizes interactive team learning with your peers from around the world, in courses where skills are practiced and applied to real-world challenges. Some MFin courses also include other students from across MIT, or Harvard. You’ll learn from and challenge each other, sharing perspectives, building lasting relationships and developing critical workplace skills

     

    As innovation, regulation and globalization continue to drive change in the finance landscape, MFin prepares you for today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities. An MFin degree is a smart investment in your future, generating returns throughout your lifetime.