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Graduates of the Master’s in Asset Management program will be well-versed in both the theory and practice of asset management, with an emphasis on the ethical and fiduciary responsibilities of investment managers.

Our rigorous STEM-eligible program has proved successful in positioning graduates for full-time employment across the asset management industry.

As global markets continue to become more complicated—and fascinating, Yale occupies a solid position as a thought leader at the crossroads of the investment world. Yale faculty produce seminal research and ideas that further the understanding of markets on many fronts. Yale provides the unique opportunity to learn from the creators of the influential Yale Model as well as connect with Yale alumni working in every facet of the industry. It’s the perfect place to start a meaningful career in asset management.

Paula Volent ’97

Master’s in Asset Management Graduate Employment

Our graduates are now working as buy-side analysts for private equity firms, investment managers at both venture capital firms and hedge funds, and as ESG reporting analysts at financial service firms. Graduates have also chosen careers in sales and trading for major international banks and in strategy and consulting roles at insurance companies, and have settled in geographic regions as nearby as Greenwich, Connecticut, and as far away as Shanghai, China.

A selected list of full-time employers includes the following:

  • Abacus Investments
  • Acord
  • Aflac Global Investments
  • Akuna Capital
  • Alantra
  • AllianceBernstein
  • Amber Group
  • AQR Capital Management
  • Bain & Company, Inc.
  • Bank of America
  • Bank of China
  • Barclays PLC
  • Barings
  • Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
  • China International Capital Corporation Limited
  • CITIC Securities
  • CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities LLC
  • Cross River Bank
  • Decent Capital
  • Edgeworth Economics
  • Ellington Management Group
  • Fannie Mae
  • Fred Alger Management
  • Hudson Structured Capital Management
  • Huron River Ventures
  • Janus Henderson Investors
  • Jasper Ridge Partners
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Macquarie
  • Morgan Stanley
  • M Science
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Prudential Financial
  • Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC
  • Scotiabank
  • SMBC Nikko Securities
  • UBS AG
  • Wells Fargo Securities
  • Wilshire Advisors, LLC
  • Yale School of Management International Center for Finance
Alicia Chen

"The Master's in Asset Management program not only enriched my financial expertise but also sharpened my strategic acumen, which now distinctly empowers me to excel in my current role."

Alicia Chen
M Science
Equity Research Associate

Grace Jia

“Several core courses in the AM curriculum including Quantitative Investing and Portfolio Management in Practice enabled me to transition smoothly into the portfolio analytics role.”

Grace Jia
Morgan Stanley
Associate Portfolio Analytics

Jessie Liu

“The Asset Management program sparked my interest in the public market and provided me with a comprehensive understanding of various asset classes and investment strategies.”

Jessie Liu
Macquarie
Valuation Control Associate

Faheem Almas

“I learned to apply modern statistical analysis techniques to financial data, an essential part of the work I am doing now.”

Faheem Almas
Yale School of Management International Center for Finance
Research Associate

Kevin Schultz

“The Asset Management Program illuminates a quantitative framework by which a multitude of complex investment factors and forces can be intuited and used to develop a compelling fundamental investment story.”

Kevin Schultz
Barings
Investment Grade Corporate Credit Research Analyst

Specialized Career Development Program

The Master’s in Asset Management program has a dedicated specialist within the Career Development Office (“CDO”) who works exclusively with Asset Management students even before the start of fall classes.

The CDO develops relationships with top industry employers and identifies opportunities for students across a range of positions within the asset management industry. In addition, the CDO offers robust career management support that includes workshops and individual coaching on:

  • Identifying, assessing, and defining target roles, geographies, and organizations
  • Résumés and marketing collateral
  • Storytelling
  • Networking
  • Interviewing
  • Negotiating and offer management
  • Starting strong in a new position

Asset Management students will also have access to many student-run clubs and professional organizations at Yale SOM and their career-related programming.