Master of Science in Finance

The Master of Science in Finance program is designed to help students develop technical and analytical skills in the area of finance and to acquire the core conceptual knowledge about the applications of those skills in solving financial issues and furthering the body of knowledge through ongoing research.

Master of Science in Finance students learn from accomplished professors and scholars who are committed to high-quality teaching. Topics include:

  • The ability to value financial assets such as stocks, bonds, and derivatives using current valuation methods.
  • A strong understanding of how to evaluate capital budgeting projects.
  • The ability to construct efficient portfolios.
  • A comprehensive understanding of how markets work according to the Efficient Market Hypothesis.

  • What can I do with a Master of Science Degree in Finance?

    This program is designed to be a terminal degree for those looking to pursue a career in private or public sector after program completion.

    While the Finance field is highly competitive, students may typically begin careers in industries such as wealth management, trusts, and banking in positions such as a financial advisor or financial or research analyst.

  • Is funding available?

    The Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships is available to meet with any students needing information on federal- and state-based financial aid programs. For additional information on funding for graduate students, learn what funding is available through the Graduate School, as well as external funding opportunities.

  • How do I apply?

    To be considered for Fall semester, all materials must be received by March 15.
    To be considered for Spring semester, application materials must be received by October 15.
    Review the admissions page for admission criteria and application procedures.

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Finance Graduate Program Handbook

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