Career Paths
Career Paths

There isn't just one great career path with a finance degree from Vanderbilt. The Vanderbilt MS Finance is a credential that is recognized on Wall Street and around the world and is your key to an array of opportunities.

Investment banking. Help client corporations acquire capital by creating and issuing debt and equity securities. Play a key role in facilitating financial reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions.

Investment research. Examine and evaluate a firm's financial statements and economic trends. Produce reports and models used by banks or large investors to make portfolio recommendations and decisions.

Private wealth management. Serve a base of high net worth clients by providing comprehensive and personalized financial planning services such as investment and risk management strategies.

Real estate finance. Produce information that helps a company or client locate, purchase, develop and sell buildings and properties.

Corporate finance. Ensure the financial well being of a company by producing financial statements, developing forecasts, creating models, studying potential acquisitions and developing capital spending programs.

Advisory services and consulting.Conduct expert and independent analysis on matters such as asset valuation or financial issues required for litigation.

To see where our students have gone, check out our most recent employment report.