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Master of Science in Financial Analysis

Bridge your liberal arts background to a focused career in finance with a one-year master's in financial analysis at Gordon College, the flagship evangelical college near the financial hub of Boston.

Beginning January 2018, Gordon’s one-year, 36-credit curriculum will provide students from diverse academic backgrounds a strong foundation to launch into business careers and be well prepared for professional advancement. Taught by seasoned industry practitioners, students develop essential business and analytical skills within a framework of Christian values and high ethical standards. 

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PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Full- and part-time options
  • New cohorts beginning every fall and spring
  • Seasoned instructors with years of industry success
  • Distinctly Christian leadership and business ethics training
  • Professional peer learning cohort
  • Open to various academic backgrounds; no business experience necessary
  • Strong preparation for CFA Level I and II exams

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LOCATION

Courses are held on Gordon’s quintessential New England campus—just 25 miles north of Boston and three miles from the ocean. The College is strategically located along the “I-95 power corridor,” just a few hours away from New York City, providing students with access to a worldwide network of opportunity and experience.

 

"This program creates a classic WIN-WIN-WIN opportunity. For the graduates, it is a WIN as they gain skills, insights and wisdom to help launch them into a successful career—but more importantly into a calling as ministers in and to the marketplace. For Gordon, it is a WIN that broadens and deepens our Kingdom impact and our contribution to the common good. And for the financial services industry, it is a WIN that introduces market participants with both practical skills that are highly valued and a biblically shaped ethical compass that is desperately needed.

John Truschel, CFA®
Principal and portfolio manager, Mercer Investment Management
Former chief investment officer and head of global investment strategy, The Boston Company