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GYPP in Finance

                        6 Month GYPP in Finance   

                           Deadline for Summer 2019 program is March 30, 2019.  

For international educational institutions interested in an intensive and focused academic program for their students, VIPP offers Specialized Global Young Professional Program (SGYPP). Many SGYPP components are designed in collaboration with MSU Schools or Institutes to meet the sponsor's particular requirements.

VIPP offers the 6-month long Specialized GYPP in Finance once a year only in Summer/Fall. The program runs from July to the next January. Senior or junior 4-year college students are eligible to apply. Majors in Finance, Economics, Accounting or any Business-related subjects are preferred but not required.

Students will audit two finance courses taught by MSU or affiliated faculty in finance. Other academic and research related courses as well as English language courses will be taught by VIPP faculty. Upon successful completion students will be awarded a certificate of Specialized Global Young Professional Program (SGYPP) on Finance by the Visiting International Professional Program (VIPP) at MSU.

Program Features

  • Take academic courses taught by MSU or affiliated faculty 

  • Have access to career services and advising 

  • Improve your spoken and written English skills 

  • Sharpen your knowledge and experience in business and financial management 

  • Have access to field trips to the finance districts of Chicago and Detroit at additional costs 

  • Interact with students from the U.S. and abroad 

  • Participate in MSU’s activities, seminars, and cultural events 

  • Attend seminars on graduate study and graduate school application

Course Information

Participants must take 8 courses (15 credits total) from 3 tracks. Most courses are 3 credit semester-long courses. Half-semester long short courses are 1.5 credits.

  • 1 Summer Course (3 Credits): Global Enterprise Innovation
  • Finance (2 courses, 3 credits):  Introduction to Investment, Management of Financial Institutions, International Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Money and Banking
  • General Academic and Research Skills (2 courses, 3 credits): General Research Methodology, Professional and Academic Writing, Cross-cultural Business Communication Skills, Organizational Behavior, Leadership , Business Analytics for Competitive Advantage (online)
  • English Language and Culture (3 courses, 6 credits): Pronunciation, Idioms, Conversation, American Culture, Business English, Public Speaking, Negotiation Skills

Admission Requirements

  • Senior or junior at a 4-year college.
  • Preferably major in finance, economics, accounting or any business-related subject.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Minimum TOEFL score 60 (internet-based) or CET Band-4 or equivalent.


J-1 non-degree student visa.

Program Fees

Tuition is $7,500 excluding health insurance and living costs.

Apply for the 2019 Specialized GYPP in Finance program.

View the GYPP Finance Flyer here

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