As the global financial markets become increasingly complex and investors seek greater diversification along with increased return on investments, there has never been more demand for expertise in the field of alternative investments. However, there has not been a graduate program dedicated to this growing but complicated asset class. To fill the gap, the Isenberg School of Management has created the world’s first such program, the Master of Finance in Alternative Investments (MFAI). In one short year, the MFAI will provide you with both the cutting-edge knowledge and the credentials you need to accelerate your career in this thriving field.
GET A UNIQUE DEGREE FROM A TOP, AACSB-ACCREDITED BUSINESS SCHOOL. The Isenberg School of Management simulates the real-world challenges you’ll face on the job so you’ll be equipped to handle the ever-changing issues of today’s financial world.
ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF ONE OF THE BEST FINANCE DEPARTMENTS IN AI WORLDWIDE. Isenberg faculty are recognized around the globe for their leading-edge research in AI and serve as editors of The Journal of Alternative Investments (JAI), the preeminent journal in the field. As a result, the department has an established reputation for excellence in scholarship as well as real-world application.
TAP INTO OUR UNPARALLELED ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIPS. The Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets (CISDM), located at Isenberg, hosts conferences, connects academic and business communities, and provides access to the Morningstar CISDM Database. In 2002, CISDM co-founded the Amherst-based Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA), which supplies credentials and support for AI professionals.
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