Master of Finance program Wins CFA affiliation, with 15 Scholarships

Master of Finance program Wins CFA affiliation, with 15 Scholarships

Joining only 146 participating institutions nationally and 331 worldwide, FIU’s Master of Science in Finance program has earned the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst Program affiliate. “It brings a lot of prestige,” said Mark Del Pezzo, a finance and investments instructor in FIU’s Business College and CFA charterholder for over 20 years, who is the […]

Opportunity in the field: panelists talk to FIU Business students about finance careers and the CFA.

Opportunity in the field: panelists talk to FIU Business students about finance careers and the CFA.

For many young business professionals, deciding to sit for the all-encompassing Chartered Financial Analyst exam may seem like volunteering to wrestle a bear. Still, as panelists from the CFA Society Miami explained to a room filled with Florida International University (FIU) College of Business students, the test yields a top-notch credential while reinforcing knowledge acquired […]

Whether in a reconnaissance plane or FIU classroom, MSF grad Ty Taylor brings his “A” game.

Like many fellow students working toward a master’s degree in finance at FIU, Ty Taylor began the program already running his own business. Yet Taylor, who graduated earlier this year with a 4.0 GPA, came to the College of Business’s Master of Science in Finance program with special skills he was happy to share. During […]

College of Business recognizes Fall 2014 graduates at specialty Masters program celebrations.

They are opportunities to thank professors, remember classes and toast a new professional network. But above all, this fall’s dinners for FIU Business’ specialty Masters program students and faculty celebrated an important academic milestone: graduation. As part of the Fall 2014 Commencement activities, three COB programs held recognition events: Master of Science in Human Resources […]

FIU’s finance masters program repeats in Financial Times international rankings.

For the second straight year, the Masters of Science in Finance (MSF) program at Florida International University (FIU) has earned the number four ranking in the category of Master in Finance Post-Experience 2013, according to the Financial Times. The top three rankings were earned by the London Business School, Singapore Management University and University of […]

FIU Business students and employees celebrate achievements at Spring Commencement.

FIU Business students and employees celebrate achievements at Spring Commencement.

Approximately 1,011 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) graduated in Spring Commencement ceremonies on May 1, 2013. In the afternoon, 676 business students received their bachelor’s degrees; 335 graduate students, two of them new PhDs, graduated in the evening. Three new Worlds Ahead Graduates majored in business. The Worlds Ahead […]

FIU Business sets record for number of graduate students enrolled for spring term.

Eleven programs in the Chapman Graduate School in Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business admit students in the spring as well as the fall. This year, the business school topped the enrollment numbers from previous springs—390 people opted to enroll in the college’s flexible offerings for working professionals. The menu includes fully classroom programs, […]

Fall Commencement celebrates excellence.

For 1083 students in the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU), December 12, 2012, was a landmark day. Years of dedicated study, often while juggling work and family responsibilities, translated into college degrees—689 of them from the R. Kirk Landon Undergraduate School of Business and 394 from the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Graduate […]

Alumna entrepreneur, community professionals pave the road to jobs for FIU finance students.

After getting a master’s degree in finance at Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Business and completing several internships, Sofia Bitela (MSF ’10, MSHRD ’08) thought it was time to strike out on her own. From her experience transitioning from the university into the workplace, she saw how important it was to be proficient in […]

College of Business honors its own at awards event.

College of Business honors its own at awards event.

On November 27, 2012, faculty members of the College of Business at Florida International University (FIU) were recognized for their teaching excellence, their research contributions and their dedication to service. The annual Faculty Awards Reception holds special significance for faculty members because it is the students who select the recipients of the teaching awards—an expression […]