Patten is honored to be rank among the 2016 Best Master’s in Finance Programs by Go Grad. Post-secondary institutions across the nation are making strides to update finance programs in order to ensure students continue developing analytical skills. Being recognized as among the best of these universities shows that Patten has succeeded in going above and beyond the standard to meet those needs.
“The employment projection for this industry is expected to expand by 13 percent between 2012 to 2022. In general, the employment growth rate for accountants and auditors is expected to be closely tied to the health of the overall economy,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of Go Grad. “These institutions are promoting growth in a dynamic industry, that now comprises over 8 million jobs.”
Ranked schools were evaluated based on the:
· Number of online graduate degrees available in related subject area
· Graduate tuition
· Availability of academic & career counseling services
· Availability of job placement services
Go Grad has distinguished its ranking scale by the use of Peer-Based Value, or PBV. The PBV score compares the cost of each program to the cost of similar programs with the same qualitative score. Go Grads ranking of the programs for the 2015-2016 school year and a complete look at the methodology can be found here: http://www.gograd.org/online-masters-programs/finance-degree/