- Program Features
- Career Management
- Class Profiles
The students in the one-year Master’s Program in Finance have placed exceptionally well over the last three years, resulting in a 97% placement rate*. Please see below for more specific information regarding employment and salary statistics.
Master’s Program in Finance Compensation (2010-2012) **
|Type of Compensation||Median||Range|
|Annual Starting Salary||$70,000||$45,000 – $150,000|
|Signing Bonus||$10,000||$4,500 – $12,500|
|Performance Bonus||—-||5% – 100% of salary|
Total Compensation: $80,000 (plus performance bonus)
|* Placement is defined as any fulltime position, internship position, entrepreneurial venture, fellowship or continuing education secured within 90 days of completion of the Program. Placement figures exclude those not actively pursuing fulltime employment opportunities
** Figures only include students employed in the accounting, consulting or financial services industry. Figures do not reflect students entering graduate school, delaying their job search, or continuing their job search. Not all students received bonuses.
Over the last three years, the students in the Master’s Program in Finance classes have accepted positions such as:
Additionally, our graduate students have pursed Ph.D. programs in economics and machine learning/statistics, in addition to law school.
The following firms have recruited students of The Robert Day School, at the undergraduate or graduate level, in either an internship or full-time capacity.
Investment Banking and Trading
Banc of America Securities
Barclays Global Investments
CIBC World Markets
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Harris Williams & Co.
Montgomery & Co.
Prager & Co.
RBC Capital Markets
Strategic Equity Group
Bain & Company
Boston Consulting Group
McKinsey & Company
NERA Economic Consulting
Asset Management & Hedge Funds
Citadel Investment Group
Public Financial Management
Trust Company of the West
Western Asset Management Company
“It seemed like every other week we were behind closed doors at one-on-one meetings with top business leaders; they were happy to meet with us, and we had full disclosure.”
“When asked about the Career management support she experienced, Madeline shared that “it is unusual to get that much personal attention – they were always there to guide you along the way”