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The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

Finance is the discipline concerned with the management of money and includes personal, corporate, and public finance. Though usually associated with asset and debt management in terms of investment banking, finance also includes other specializations like accounting and retirement planning.

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Master of Science in Management-Finance

Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management
Campus Full time 2 semesters August 2018 USA Cleveland

The Master of Science in Management-Finance (MSM-Finance) degree is a rigorous program designed to equip you to meet the needs of companies in the financial sector in today’s intense and competitive business climate. [+]

The Master of Science in Management-Finance (MSM-Finance) degree is a rigorous program designed to equip you to meet the needs of companies in the financial sector in today’s intense and competitive business climate.

The Master of Science in Management-Finance (MSM-Finance) program is led by the world-class faculty who teach in our highly-regarded undergraduate finance program (ranked first in the U.S. by Businessweek in 2010 and 2012). The program provides students with a solid foundation in finance and gives them the opportunity to apply key concepts and theory both in the classroom and outside of it through hands-on projects and internships.

Weatherhead's Cleveland location is the ideal place to seek internships and jobs within the banking and finance sector; our city is home to prominent employers including the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and KeyCorp's headquarters. And faculty members, dedicated career management staff, and the MSM-Finance program manager work directly with students to ensure they are prepared and ready for their career.... [-]


M.S. Finance

Webster University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months August 2018 USA St. Louis Orlando + 2 more

Understanding financial modeling, mergers and acquisitions and financial business strategy from an analytical perspective can be an invaluable asset toward achieving new career goals. [+]

M.S. Finance

Understanding financial modeling, mergers and acquisitions and financial business strategy from an analytical perspective can be an invaluable asset toward achieving new career goals.

At Webster University, the finance degree programs focus on a quantitative and comprehensive examination of the financial field. Students in the graduate program gain knowledge that can help them measure financial risk and formulate strategies to reduce it, determine the value of financial assets and analyze the financial decisions of a corporation, which can ultimately lead toward career advancement. With coursework in closely related fields of accounting and economics, financial professionals value the undergraduate and graduate programs in Finance as a way to develop skills in corporate finance, investments and financial institutions. Points of Distinction... [-]


MS Finance

Kogod School of Business, American University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Washington

Want to increase your marketability in the finance field? Kogod’s Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program offers an intellectually sophisticated curriculum that prepares you for leadership positions in the financial sector. MSF classes prepare you for the CFA, CAIA, CFP and FRM exams, arming you with the expertise essential for success. [+]

Want to increase your marketability in the finance field? Kogod’s Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program offers an intellectually sophisticated curriculum that prepares you for leadership positions in the financial sector. MSF classes prepare you for the CFA, CAIA, CFP and FRM exams, arming you with the expertise essential for success.

Farid Sadeeh, MS Finance student, knew Kogod was for him when he met the program’s faculty. “The professors are great. It’s a smaller program, so the faculty knows you by name. They really care what happens to you when you graduate.”

Tim Timura believes Kogod’s Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program is both versatile and practical. “There are a lot of questions and issues that revolve around finance that are part of [a business professional’s] job,” Timura, MSF program director, explains. “We equip students with financial modeling and quantitative tools so they can answer these questions.”... [-]


Master of Science in Financial Analysis

Gordon College
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 USA Wenham + 1 more

Gordon’s Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) is both a good fit for those looking to further their business and finance careers, and for those looking to transition into a finance or business career from the humanities, social sciences or STEM-related fields. [+]

Business scandals have shown us that details can’t be taken for granted. This means that companies and organizations are not just hiring analysts who can crunch numbers, but who will do so while adhering to high ethical standards. At Gordon, the business model is different. Within our Christian framework, business and financial services—like in the Parable of the Talents—can serve as a medium for social good, stewardship, justice, and love.

Find your fit

This program is great for students from all four-year, academic backgrounds—whether you have a Bachelor of Arts, Science or Applied Science on your college diploma. Gordon’s Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) is both a good fit for those looking to further their business and finance careers, and for those looking to transition into a finance or business career from the humanities, social sciences or STEM-related fields.... [-]


Master of Science in Finance

Babson College
Campus Full time 9 - 16 months August 2018 USA Wellesley

The Master of Science in Finance (MSF) at Babson provides in-depth financial and quantitative knowledge combined with sophisticated problem-solving, practical application, ethical judgment, and professional development and communication skills. You’ll take your core courses with your MSF cohort but have the opportunity to learn side by side in elective courses with MBA students, all while receiving individualized mentoring from faculty. [+]

Learn at Babson: Invest in Your Future.

To make sound financial decisions in today’s rapidly changing world, organizations of all kinds need to call upon the expertise of finance professionals.

The Master of Science in Finance (MSF) at Babson provides in-depth financial and quantitative knowledge combined with sophisticated problem-solving, practical application, ethical judgment, and professional development and communication skills. You’ll take your core courses with your MSF cohort but have the opportunity to learn side by side in elective courses with MBA students, all while receiving individualized mentoring from faculty.

Program Details:

Complete the program in as little as 9 months via a two-semester option or 16 months via a three-semester option. SAT or ACT scores may be submitted in lieu of GMAT or GRE scores STEM Classified Apply your MSF credits towards a future Babson graduate degree ... [-]

MSc in Finance

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Tampa

Finance students are prepared for careers in private industry and government in such areas as banking, brokerage, individual and institutional investments, insurance, financial analysis, and planning, [+]

Master of Science in Finance

The University of Tampa Master of Science in Finance prepares students for careers in the ever-changing financial industry. Changes in the investment industry and the financial markets require well-trained financial professionals to make value-enhancing decisions as information becomes available and the business environment changes.

Finance students are prepared for careers in private industry and government in such areas as banking, brokerage, individual and institutional investments, insurance, financial analysis and planning, portfolio management and more. Several courses have integrated the CFA® curriculum as provided by CFA Institute and are based on the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) from the CFA® Program. Topics in these courses assist students in preparation for the CFA® exam.*... [-]


MSc in Finance

Suffolk University
Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 USA Boston + 1 more

The Suffolk Master of Science in Finance (MSF) offers one of three concentrations: risk management, investments, or corporate finance. Suffolk’s MSF is the only program in New England that is a member of the CFA Institute University Recognition Program and a GARP Academic Partner. Courses cover the key concepts on the CFA exam to prepare students to pass. Students concentrating in risk management will be on track to earn the elite Financial Risk Manager designation. Top employers value both the CFA and FRM designations across diverse businesses. [+]

The Suffolk Master of Science in Finance (MSF) offers one of three concentrations: risk management, investments, or corporate finance. Suffolk’s MSF is the only program in New England that is a member of the CFA Institute University Recognition Program and a GARP Academic Partner. Courses cover the key concepts on the CFA exam to prepare students to pass. Students concentrating in risk management will be on track to earn the elite Financial Risk Manager designation. Top employers value both the CFA and FRM designations across diverse businesses.

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MS in Finance

Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
Campus Full time 10 months July 2018 USA West Lafayette

A Purdue Master of Science Degree with a concentration in Finance (MS(F)) program draws on real-world applications and access to the top minds in finance, complementing studies in the classroom to create a holistic learning experience. [+]

A Purdue Master of Science Degree with a concentration in Finance (MS(F)) program draws on real-world applications and access to the top minds in finance, complementing studies in the classroom to create a holistic learning experience. These intensive studies will further develop your abilities in critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving.

Working in a team-based environment, you’ll study alongside top students from the United States and around the world.

The Purdue Master’s in Finance is tailored to foster your individual aspirations. For a competitive edge for careers in corporate finance; investment management; security analysis and brokerage; commercial and retail banking; and financial management of commercial and nonprofit organizations, choose an MS(F) degree from Purdue.... [-]


Master of Science in Financial Services

Saint Joseph's University, Haub School of Business
Online Campus Full time Part time 30 months Open Enrollment USA Philadelphia + 2 more

This program provides you with the tools, theory, and practical knowledge to engage in professional financial planning services and financial analysis. In addition, seven courses within the MSFS Program have been certified by the CFP® board to satisfy the requirements of the CFP® certification examination. [+]

AACSB accredited and CFP® Board Certified

This innovative graduate program provides professionals like you with the tools, theory, and practical knowledge to engage in professional financial planning services and financial analysis. In addition, seven courses within the MSFS Program have been certified by the CFP® board to satisfy the requirements of the CFP® certification examination.

Saint Joseph’s University offers you the flexibility of online classes or on-campus evening classes so you can study without interrupting your career. What’s more, our staff, faculty, and students are united in the Jesuit ideal of cura personalis, care for the whole person, and are dedicated to helping you succeed in the classroom as well as in life.... [-]


MS in Finance

Manhattanville College School of Business
Campus 18 months September 2018 USA Purchase

Manhattanville College’s Master of Science in Finance program focuses on going beyond the numbers to understand the greater impact finance has on an organization. The CFO's role in top organizations has evolved from crunching numbers to being the CEO’s strategic partner. [+]

Overview

Manhattanville College’s Master of Science in Finance program focuses on going beyond the numbers to understand the greater impact finance has on an organization. The CFO's role in top organizations has evolved from crunching numbers to being the CEO’s strategic partner. The demand for smart, communicative, and thoughtful people in top finance positions will increase even more in the future. Gain an understanding of financial decision processes to maximize shareholder wealth, financial statement analysis, and financial institutions, and immerse yourself in current financial special topics in Manhattanville’s M.S. in Finance program.

The program offers three specializations: Corporate Finance, Investment Management, and Accounting.... [-]


Master of Science in Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 USA Troy

Quantitative Finance is the quantitative analysis of financial markets and decision-making using statistics and mathematical tools of physics, computer science, and engineering. [+]

Quantitative Finance is the quantitative analysis of financial markets and decision-making using statistics and mathematical tools of physics, computer science, and engineering.

Risk Analytics is the application of computational technologies, statistics, and operations research to solve problems of risk assessment and management in finance and business. As global markets become more complex and interdependent, the importance of “quants,” or managers who know how to use quantitative models to understand markets, is growing.

Master of Science in Quantitative Finance & Risk Analytics (QFRA) Students will: Master cutting-edge financial theory and advanced analytical techniques; Study emerging concepts, practices, and techniques in the finance industry; Conduct empirical research and modeling; Utilize a variety of professional databases and computer software; STEM Certified. ... [-]

MSc in Finance

Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management
Campus 2 years September 2018 USA Syracuse

Our MS in Finance, a STEM designated program, requires completion of 30 credits. The program is designed to be completed in one academic year on a full-time basis but can be completed in two academic years by students who want to spread out their academic credits. [+]

Overview MS in Finance Program, a STEM Designated Program

Every aspect of the Whitman M.S. in finance program is designed to prepare you for success both during your time of study and throughout your career. A few of the many program benefits include:

Access to current market data, live news feeds, software for analysis and other resources used by professionals in the field Preparation for Bloomberg certification and professional exams, such as CFA, FRM andCAIA designations Participation in case and analysis competitions and Wall Street Prep Seminars Established relationships between Whitman’s dedicated Career Center and prestigious firms, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Citigroup and Bloomberg Curriculum ... [-]

MS in Enterprise Risk Management

Yeshiva University
Online Campus Full time Part time 16 - 24 months September 2018 USA New York + 2 more

The ERM degree is aligned with industry-recognized certifications and addresses key professional competencies, including enterprise risk management, financial sector analysis, statistics, and analytics. [+]

Organizations need to have a thorough understanding of business risk to optimize return on investment. Risk management professionals are critical to researching, analyzing, and managing the risk management process. Through foundational work on frameworks and modeling combined with real-world projects, the 30-credit master's in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) at the Katz School puts students on the track for management positions in a variety of industries.

The ERM degree is aligned with industry-recognized certifications and addresses key professional competencies, including enterprise risk management, financial sector analysis, statistics, and analytics.International Students may be eligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT), allowing you to work in the United States for up to 36 months.... [-]


Master of Science in International Economics and Finance at Valparaiso University

American Consortium of Universities (INTERLINK)
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 USA Valparaiso

The Master of Science in International Economics and Finance (IEF) provides students with theoretical and analytical training in the economic, financial, cultural, and managerial aspects of global business and commerce. This 37-credit program is designed for international and US students seeking to develop skills to effectively recommend strategies and policies to upper management operating in a complex global business environment. [+]

The Master of Science in International Economics and Finance (IEF) provides students with theoretical and analytical training in the economic, financial, cultural, and managerial aspects of global business and commerce. This 37-credit program is designed for international and US students seeking to develop skills to effectively recommend strategies and policies to upper management operating in a complex global business environment. The program, which can be completed in 18 months of full-time coursework, requires study in the areas of finance, statistics, and global economics issues. Graduates of this degree program will be well-positioned to work in the profit, non-profit, and government sectors.... [-]


Master in Applied Quantitative Finance

University of Denver | Daniels College of Business
Campus Full time Part time 15 - 24 months March 2019 USA Denver + 1 more

The Master of Science in Applied Quantitative Finance from the Reiman School combines the in-depth study of finance theories and principles with advanced technologies, communication, and teamwork with a strong focus on ethics and values. [+]

Learn why finance recruiters hire Daniels graduates.

Gain in-depth knowledge of finance and the experience employers want.

The Master of Science in Applied Quantitative Finance from the Reiman School combines the in-depth study of finance theories and principles with advanced technologies, communication, and teamwork with a strong focus on ethics and values. You will develop financial models with integrated classroom experience and apply your newly learned skills immediately. We will challenge you to think, not memorize. We believe in learning by doing, practicing and perfecting.

The Daniels Master of Science in Applied Quantitative Finance is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) degree according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The DHS expanded list includes designated degrees that qualify for up to 17 months Optional Practical Training (OPT) Extension for F-1 Nonimmigrant Students.... [-]