UVA - M.S. in Commerce
Hey all, got a friend from a science background who graduated last May and has been working in his field since then. He's looking to make the move into finance (trading specifically I believe) and I immediatly thought of a program I heard about earlier in the year; the Masters of Science in Commerce from UVA's McIntire School of Commerce. I know that the program is very new but does anyone have any thoughts as to how useful it would be to someone looking to make a career change shortly after graduating? I have to assume that recruiting would be great thanks to Darden and McIntire which both rank very well. It's only 1 year and allows for a second semester concentration in finance. I'd think it's a better alternative for him than just running into an MBA program especially since he wouldn't get admitted into a top one essentially right out of school.
Thanks in advance.