Master’s in Banking and Financial Management

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Master’s in Banking and Financial Management.

  • Description
  • Occupational opportunities
  • Advantages
  • Requirements
  • Financial aid and scholarships
  • Testimonials

General Information

Approved on January 13, 2016
Resolution RPC-SO-02 No. 0102016

DEGREE: Master in Banking and Financial Management

DURATION:

2 years
Courses: 28
Total credits: 56
Academic hours: 2,129

MODALITY:

On-site
Classes 6 days a week, once a month

SCHEDULE:

Monday to Friday 18:00 to 22:15 and Saturday 8:30 to 13:00

COST:

$14.190
Enrollment: $ 1,290
Tuition: $ 12,900

START OF CLASSES:

August of each year

ENTRANCE EXAMS, DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

April
May
June
July

 

Descripción

The USFQ Master’s in Banking and Financial Management is committed to the formation of professionals who are able efficiently to manage banking institutions in Ecuador and the world and perform creatively in the management of financial instruments for savings, financing and investment.

Applicant’s profile:

Applicants must demonstrate full-time professional experience in the banking or financial sector during two years after having completed undergraduate studies and must be employed when applying to the program.

In addition, they must hold an undergraduate college degree in Management, Commercial Engineering, Financial Engineering, Economics, Foreign Trade, Bank Management, Insurance or similar. However, the graduate program con evaluate and recommend the admission of candidates holding degrees in other fields, in accordance with Resolution RPC-SO-25-No.491-2017.

Occupational opportunities

A graduate of USFQ’s Master’s in Banking and Financial Management possesses the managerial competencies necessary or performing management functions in banks, cooperatives, insurance companies and others in the local and international banking and financial sector.

Advantages

  • Includes an international week in Colombia.

Requirements

Basic requirements:

  • Hold an undergraduate college degree in Management, Commercial Engineering, Financial Engineering, Economics, Foreign Trade, Bank Management, Insurance or similar granted by a university accredited in Ecuador, and registered with SENESCYT.

However, the graduate program con evaluate and recommend the admission of candidates holding degrees in other fields, in accordance with Resolution RPC-SO-25-No.491-2017.

  • Copy of Ecuadorean ID or Passport.
  • Degree certificate with grades
  • Official transcript
  • Printed copy of degree registration with SENESCYT, and
  • Approval of USFQ’s graduate admissions exam. For this, please see the admissions process at: http://www.usfq.edu.ec/admisiones/admisiones_posgrado

Specific requirements for the program:

  • Demonstrate 2 years’ full-time professional experience in the banking or financial sector after having completed undergraduate studies
  • Be employed at the time of application to the program.
  • Resume.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Presentation of an essay.
  • Fill out the personal data sheet.

Financial aid and scholarships

Payment per module: Consists of dividing the entire tuition for the MBA in six equal installments payable thirty days prior to the start of each of the six program modules, approximately in July, November, April, July, November, April. Payment can be made with credit cards, bank transfers or directly at the Treasury.

Scholarships:

  • USFQ Alumni Scholarships: 10% of total tuition for candidates to the program who obtained their undergraduate degrees at USFQ. Five of these scholarships will be awarded each year.
  • Scholarships for excellent performance at other universities: 10% of total tuition for candidates to the program who have graduated from any university with a global GPA of 3.70/4.00 or higher. Five of these scholarships will be awarded each year.

Testimonials

“The program has allowed me to entre new industries and areas that have globalized my vision. The experiences shared in class with professors and fellow-students have led to very rich discussions.”

Sofía Coloma, MBF student 2016-2018.

“I chose Universidad San Francisco de Quito for its prestige and my wish to expand my knowledge in the banking sector. The experience has been satisfactory given the high levels of knowledge of the professors.”

María Fernanda Layerda, MBF student 2017-2019.

Program contacts:

Para mayor información:

Jose Elias Crespo
Director Comercial USFQ Business School
Teléfono: (+593 2) 297-1700 ext. 1582
E-mail: jecrespog@usfq.edu.ec

Santiago Tapia
Graduate Programs Coordinator – Admissions
Office: G-100
Telephone: (+593 2) 297-1700 ext. 1824
E-mail: stapia@usfq.edu.ec