Admission & Application Requirements

 

FAU Financial Analyst Program - Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements and Eligibility

  • Student must have a 3.3 GPA or higher in their major
  • Undergraduate students should be in their Junior or Senior year.
  • Graduate students must be in good standing in an MBA or Master’s program
  • Non-Degree students should have a bachelor’s degree and have completed the undergraduate prerequisites courses listed below.

Recommended Prerequisite Courses

  • It is recommended that applicants should have completed the majority of the following: Accounting I & II, Corporate Finance, Money and Banking, Economics (macro/micro), Advanced Finance.

Written Personal Statement

The following three essay questions must be answered and submitted with the The Financial Analyst Program application:

  • What is your view of the current stock market environment?
  • Why do you want to be a financial analyst?
  • What skills do you possess that would make you a good analyst?


Those candidates who are selected will be interviewed; interviews will be conducted by the investment committee. Only those applicants selected will be contacted for an interview.

FAU Financial Analyst Program - Application Requirements

The application information listed below is required:

  • Resume
  • Personal Statement answering the following questions:
    • What is your view of the current stock market environment?
    • Why do you want to be a financial analyst?
    • What skills do you possess that would make you a good analyst?
  • Unofficial Transcript
    Note: You do NOT need to upload your transcript if you are a current FAU student or FAU graduate.

FAU Financial Analyst Program - Interviews

Once applications are reviewed, qualified candidates will be contacted by the admissions department to schedule an interview for the Financial Analyst Program. Interviews will be conducted by the Program Director, Dr. Rainford Knight and David Greenberg.

Application

Click HERE or on the red "Apply" button in the upper right corner of this page to start your application.

Please save the user-ID and password you are assigned so that, if necessary, you can re-enter your application.

Contact Us

For questions regarding admissions:

Mindy Puga
Admissions Coordinator
Phone: 561-297-4821
Email: pugam@fau.edu

Rainford Knight, PhD
Director, Trading Room
Email: rknight2@fau.edu

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