One of the world’s most respected financial publications has named Bentley’s Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program fourth best in America, and 40th worldwide.
The Financial Times based its 2018 Master’s in Finance rankings on alumni surveys and data provided by colleges and universities. The London-based publication listed Bentley in the top 10 in several categories, including:
- No. 1 in the U.S. for International Course Experience
- No. 2 in the U.S. for Career Services
- No. 4 in the world for Foreign Exchange and Money Markets
- No. 8 in the world for Financial Technology
“The Financial Times ranking recognizes Bentley’s focus on giving our students the financial analysis and critical-thinking skills necessary to prepare for a successful career,” says Master of Finance Program Director and Senior Lecturer Claude Cicchetti. “It is particularly gratifying that the ranking methodology weights career outcomes very heavily, including post-graduate salary, percentage gain in salary, and the strength of career services — areas in which Bentley performs very well.”
Bentley’s MSF combines state-of-the-art facilities and industry-tested curriculum to deliver a working knowledge of the tools and techniques used in finance today. The program offers a convenient evening class schedule and a STEM-designated Financial Analytics option.
Students in Bentley’s MSF program work firsthand with industry tools and technology in Bentley’s Trading Room, which has an unrivaled collection of data feeds and analytical tools and is recognized as one of the world's leading centers for financial services training and learning.
The Financial Times rankings are calculated using multiple factors, including the amount that graduates’ salaries increase after graduation, the value of the program for the money, how quickly graduates’ careers progress after graduating from the program, and the quality of career counseling, internship placements and other career services offered by the university.