Illinois Graduate Finance Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

Illinois Graduate Finance Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

University of Chicago Booth School of Business Founded by John D. Rockefeller, the University of Chicago is a private research university. The UC Booth School of Business is ranked second in the nation in the area of Finance by US News and World Report. The School of Business was established in 1898 and is located seven miles from downtown Chicago in the Hyde Park and Woodlawn neighborhoods.

Ph.D. in Business (Finance)

Students participating in the doctoral business program will need to select a concentration in Finance to make that their focus. The program includes coursework, research and dissertation. Research begins on the first day. Students can also choose a second area of concentration as well.

Master of Business Administration in Finance

Finance is one of the fourteen concentrations available in the MBA program at Booth. The program of study covers corporate finance and investments as well as business administration courses. Analytic Finance is also offered as a concentration area.

Contact Information

* Address: 5807 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

* Phone Number: (773) 702-7743

Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management Founded in 1851, NU is a private research university in Evanston, Illinois. US News and World Report ranks NU's Kellogg School of Management the fourth best business school in the country.

PhD in Finance

Graduate students in Kellogg's Finance Department learn highly advance finance theory, research skills, and are prepared upon graduation to teach at the highest level.

Master of Business Administration

The MBA degree course of study covers a broad understanding of the ins and outs of business. Students choose two to three areas of concentration specific to their chosen career paths. Kellogg's Finance Department offers two majors: Finance and Analytic Finance.

Contact Information

* Address: 2001 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60208

* Phone Number: (847) 491-3300

University of Illinois College of Business Located in the Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, U of I is a public research university that was established in 1867. The Illinois College of Business is ranked in the top fifty graduate business schools in the United States by US News and World Report.

PhD in Finance

Doctoral students cover core finance concepts like investments, asset pricing, corporate finance, and financial intermediation. Students have the opportunity to specialize in areas like insurance or real estate finance. The coursework consists of classes in economics, econometrics, and finance, a qualifying exam, a second year research paper, a dissertation, and teaching experience.

Master of Science in Finance

The courses for the MS in Finance can be completed in twelve months if pursued full time. The MS in Finance has been offered at U of I since 1958, and is one of the oldest programs of its kind in the nation.

Contact Information

* Address: 339 Wohlers Hall, MC-706, 1206 S. Sixth St, Champaign, IL 61820

* Phone Number: (217) 244-0252

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