The University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business, stands proudly at the forefront of educational innovation once again, as it announces the launch of its much-anticipated STEM-designated Master of Science in Business-Finance degree. This innovative program promises to equip aspiring finance professionals with the specialized skills and knowledge necessary to excel in today's rapidly evolving business landscape.
"With the growing intersection of technology and finance, the demand for individuals with ability in both areas has never been higher," said Mikhail Pevzner, professor of accounting and director of graduate business programs. "Recognizing this emerging trend in FinTech, the faculty have developed a forward-thinking curriculum that seamlessly integrates the principles of finance with a strong emphasis on technology. This innovative approach provides students with a unique competitive advantage in the job market and positions them as leaders in the finance industry."
The STEM-designated program offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary education, combining the core foundations of finance with specialized courses in data analysis, quantitative modeling, risk management, and financial technology. Students will gain hands-on experience using financial software and analytical tools, allowing them to analyze complex financial data, make informed decisions, and drive strategic initiatives.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be equipped with the skills necessary to navigate the complexities of the financial world and solve real-world business challenges. The STEM designation of this degree also opens up a wider range of career prospects for graduates, as many employers prioritize candidates with STEM backgrounds for positions that require a deep understanding of financial analysis, investment strategies, and risk assessment.
The Merrick School of Business, takes pride in its commitment to producing highly skilled and versatile professionals who can thrive in the ever-evolving global marketplace. By offering the STEM-designated M.S. in Business-Finance degree, the school reaffirms its dedication to innovation, excellence, and staying ahead of the curve. This program is a testament to the school's unwavering pursuit to prepare students for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.