Develop your finance career
As Canada’s leading business school, Rotman offers wide-ranging opportunities to accelerate your career and develop your leadership potential. We’ll give you the finance fluency to make direct impact in your workplace. Classes take place every Wednesday evening and typically full days every other Saturday.
Get started by reading about our entrance requirements, attending one of our admission events, and sending your resume to our team to request a coffee chat request. After reviewing your work and academic history, we can help guide you through the application process.
Cutting-edge curriculum delivered by experts in the field
Offering coursework to fit the needs of the finance professional, MFin gives you an unparalleled breadth and depth of financial knowledge. The curriculum considers how technology is changing the industry, preparing you to tackle these challenges effectively today and in the future.
"Basic coding skills don’t cut it anymore, it’s the era of big data on Wall Street and Bay Street. Banks and financial institutions are looking for talent that has a grip on technology. The MFin program teaches you how to frame intelligent questions and cut through the noise."
- Laura Garzon (MFin ‘20), Associate, Prime Services Group, CIBC Capital Markets
Co-curricular workshops, led by FinHub and the TD Management Data and Analytics Lab, help you master the new technologies that are transforming the industry. Sessions on Python and R will develop your coding skills and your ability to manage large and complex datasets.
Transform your potential
The MFin program provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to become a high-value decision maker. Thanks to the School’s reputation, its deep connections with the local business community, and the strength of its dedicated career services, Rotman can put you on the path toward a successful post-MFin career.
➔ Download the MFin Program Brochure
Prepare for Career Success
Rotman alumni worldwide
The University of Toronto is the top university in Canada according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022
In a competitive job market, it takes serious focus, drive and leadership skills to take your career to the next level. Whether you are looking to advance or transition professionally, our Career Services coaches will help you position yourself to reach your goals.
"With the tools and skills I gained through this intense 20-month experience, I was able to make a career move at my workplace and land my dream job right after graduation."
- Miranda Fong, MFin, MBA, CFA, Senior Commercial Account Manager, Not-for-Profit Industries, RBC
Careers in Finance
Leading companies from across the finance industry seek out Rotman MFin students and graduates for their proven ability to solve tough problems and deliver impressive results.
Emily Halverson-Duncan, MFin '22, CFA
“I’m excited to be working in a role where I am constantly learning. Every day is challenging and engaging,”
Brittany Miranda, MFin ‘21, CFA
“This program will challenge you to grow and improve as a finance professional. A great amount of time is spent studying many types of investments, but you'll learn the most important investment is the one you make in yourself. The Rotman MFin's return on investment is second to none."
Jonathan Zhao, MFin '21
“I want to keep expanding my skillsets and interests into multiple fields rather than being strong in just one.”
Talal Alam-Eddine, MFin ’22, FRM
"In addition to covering traditional subjects such as corporate valuation and portfolio management, I liked that the program addresses some of the latest innovations in the industry – particularly fin tech."
Ways to engage
A degree from the Rotman School gives you access to top jobs across a broad range of industries. Our high-touch approach and exceptional staff-to-student ratio means you enjoy personalized attention to help you achieve your career goals.
The program is designed for ambitious professionals who are looking to make the most of their career potential. While there are many ways to measure the return on investment of the program, our goal is to equip you with a lifelong toolkit you can use to take ownership of and manage your career and professional development long after graduation.
To that end, our dedicated Career Services team is committed to working closely with you to refine your career goals, market yourself efficiently, and network with people in a position to help you reach your targets.
Career services provides students with career support through a range of offerings including:
Individual career coaching (in person or via telephone)
- Job search strategy
- Resume and cover letter review
- Interview preparation
- Job offer and negotiation advice
- Career advancement strategy (leverage your MFin within your organization)
Professional development workshops
- Crafting management planning
- Advanced resumes
- Job search strategies
- Networking and relationship building
- Behavioural and technical interview preparation
Online career resources
- Best in class career content
- Valuable research tools
- Webinars and podcasts
- Access to alumni
As a graduate of the Rotman Master of Finance program you will have lifelong career support that will benefit you throughout your entire professional career.
Meet the class
Each MFin class is a diverse group of professionals from all areas of finance - risk, portfolio management, corporate finance, equity research, accounting, sales & trading and so on. They are finance professionals in large banks and boutique firms. Students are selected for their motivation, professional and personal achievements and potential for continuing success.
"The MFin program was a great experience and I’m happy with my time there. I met a lot of smart, creative peers and faculty, and more importantly, we debated both the theory and practice of finance. At the end of the day we all came out smarter, more experienced, and better prepared."
- Siyan Tan, MFin, CFA, Portfolio Manager, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Master of Finance, Class of 2025 profile
Average work experience
% Level II or higher or hold CPA or FCIA
10% Math/Computer Science
3% Life Sciences
20% Investment/Portfolio/Wealth Management
13% Risk Management/Treasury/Corporate Credit
13% Commercial and Corporate Banking
11% Retail Banking
7% Investment Banking
7% Sales and Trading
3% Consulting Strategy
Notable MFin' 23 Employers
Canada Pension Plan
Guardian Capital Group
Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
RBC Capital Markets
RBC Global Asset Management
TD Bank Group
Read about MFin students, alumni and the Rotman School
What is it really like to be part of an MFin class? Find out by reading about the experiences of current class members and graduates.
"The Rotman experience is defined by the people - ambitious classmates who share your passion to achieve."
-Flavia Carvalho, MFin '19
Ready to apply and master your finance career?
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Note: This program is structured for working professionals. We recommend all students have employment in the Greater Toronto area prior to starting their studies.
"The program breadth and depth is truly exceptional, and it has allowed me to significantly accelerate my career."
- Michael Hayes, MFin, CFA, Director, Structuring & Credit Risk, BMO Corporate Finance Division, Toronto