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MS(F) Placement After Graduation


Purdue University’s Master of Science in Finance (MS(F)) prepares graduates to pursue financial and analytical roles in a wide range of industries and organizations, in markets in America and throughout the world.

MS(F) graduates are especially well-suited to pursue opportunities in corporate finance, commercial banking, the public sector, and in diversified financial services companies.

Most of our recent graduates accepted full-time work — many of them placing with corporate titans like Ford Motor Co. and Amazon.com. MS(F) graduates often are hired into positions that utilize their analytical and quantitative skills. The average salary for MS(F) graduates accepting a position is $56,724.  The median salary for MS(F) graduates accepting a position is $65,000.

Partial List of Employers:

  • AEGON
  • AlixPartners
  • Amazon.com
  • Baxter International
  • Bank of the West
  • Caterpillar
  • Central Bank of Thailand
  • China Development Financial Holding Corporation
  • Chrysler
  • Citibank
  • CitiGroup
  • Clifton Gunderson
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Center (China)
  • Cowin Venture Capital
  • Credit Suisse First Boston
  • DaVita
  • Dunnhumby
  • Ford Motor
  • Foxconn
  • HSBC Bank
  • Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Lincoln Industrial
  • MacroSys
  • MasterCard
  • New Constructs
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
  • OneAmerica
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • ReachLocal
  • Samsung Electronics Co., LTD.
  • State Farm Bank
  • Stephens Inc.
  • The World Bank
  • University of St. Thomas

Representative list of MS(F) graduates’ titles

  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Analyst
  • Analyst Marketing Strategy
  • Associate, Associate Account Manager
  • Associate Analyst, Budget Analyst
  • Buyer
  • Client Services Consultant
  • Credit Risk Analyst
  • Economist
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Services Professional
  • Financial Services Representative
  • Fixed Income Data Analyst
  • Foreign Exchange Trader
  • Intern, Investment Administrator
  • Investment Analyst
  • Management Associate
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Private Banker
  • Product Development Financial Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Research Analyst
  • Research Assistant
  • Researcher
  • Risk Analyst
  • Risk Management Consultant
  • Senior Analyst
  • Wealth Manager Associate