Four specialized master’s programs offered by Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business are among the nation’s best in new graduate rankings from “TFE Times.”
Master of Science in Finance
Finance Professor Vikas Agarwal and Computer Information Systems Professor Veda C. Storey of Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business have been named Distinguished University Professors in recognition of their sustained and outstanding records in scholarship and instruction.
Milind M. Shrikhande, clinical professor of finance at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, has been appointed to the H. Talmage Dobbs, Jr. Professorship for Teaching Excellence in Finance.
M.S. in Finance alumnus Blake Phillips went from being a personal trainer who knows nothing about finance to an investment banking analyst at Truist Securities—a coveted position that kids from Ivy League schools typically land.
Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business announces the appointment of Baozhong Yang to the H. Talmage Dobbs, Jr. Chair in Finance. Yang is an associate professor of finance and director of Robinson’s FinTech Lab.
Beginning in January 2021, Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business will admit new students to three stand-alone graduate certificate programs that address current and emerging market demand for innovation.
Robinson welcomed 862 new graduate students this fall, a 78 percent increase over 2019’s incoming class of 484 students. They are enrolled in 14 degree programs.
Incoming M.S. in Finance student Caroline MacMillan works as an FP&A analyst at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, where she has been exposed to financial models, financial reporting processes, and process automation.
The Career Advancement Center at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business will hold virtual career events the week of April 13 with Milletech Systems and the Georgia FinTech Academy.
One twin used R programming to predict PGA Tour performance. The other is managing a hypothetical mutual funds portfolio with real-world simulation.