Structure, Schedule and Location
The MS in Wealth Management program consists of 11 graduate courses (33 credit hours) and is designed to be completed in a sixteen-month period, beginning in January and concluding in April of the following year. Classes meet at Georgia State University's Buckhead Center on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 9:45 p.m.
NOTE: New cohorts begin in January of each year.
Required Courses (33 semester hours required) - Course Descriptions
MBA 8135 – Corporate Finance
FI 8000 – Valuation of Financial Assets
FI 8240 – Global Portfolio Management
FI 8260 – Hedge Funds and their Trading Strategies
FI 8440 – Finance and Banking in the Global Economy
PFP 8400 – Personal Financial Planning
PFP 8420 – Financial Advice and Planning over the Life Cycle
PFP 8460 – Law, Enterprise, and Planning for Asset Transfer
PFP 8520 – Advanced Studies in Wealth Management and Advisory Practice
RMI 8200 – Risk Management and Insurance Planning
TX 8510 – Issues in Individual Taxation
Candidates must hold a four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Professional experience is preferred but not required.
Applicants to Robinson's MS in Wealth Management program must submit a current resume, $50 application fee, completed application, essay, transcripts for all post-secondary education, and GMAT or GRE and TOEFL or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores. Students accepted with non-business undergraduate degrees are required to take online preparatory classes prior to starting the program. Applicants who are strong candidates for the program will be interviewed prior to acceptance. Candidates will also be selected based on their ability to handle demanding coursework and to contribute to the cohort.
Any student who has earned a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited U.S. college or university or is from a country in which the primary language is English is exempt from submitting TOEFL scores. An official document accompanying transcripts stating that the completed university program was conducted entirely in English is required for students who do not meet the admission criteria and wish to exempt the TOEFL. For students from all other countries, TOEFL or IELTS is required. TOEFL scores may not be more than two years old. The Educational Testing Service Institution code number is 5251.