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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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M.S. Finance

Webster University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months August 2019 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... [-]


Master of Science in Financial Analysis

Gordon College
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 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.... [-]


MS Finance

Kogod School of Business, American University
Campus Full time September 2019 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.”... [-]


MS Finance

Krannert School of Management, Purdue University
Campus Full time 10 months July 2019 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 Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 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. ... [-]

MS in Finance

Manhattanville College School of Business
Campus 18 months February 2019 USA New York

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 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.... [-]


MSc in Finance

Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management
Campus 2 years September 2019 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 2019 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 Finance

Babson College
Campus Full time 9 - 16 months August 2019 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 ... [-]

MS in Finance

Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 4 semesters September 2019 USA New York + 1 more

Zicklin’s Master of Science in Finance equips you with the advanced knowledge and analytical tools needed to successfully navigate today’s financial markets. The MS in Finance teaches you the foundations of managerial finance, financial theory, and investments, and broadens your expertise in areas such as corporate finance, international markets, and mergers and acquisitions. [+]

Zicklin’s Master of Science in Finance equips you with the advanced knowledge and analytical tools needed to successfully navigate today’s financial markets. The MS in Finance teaches you the foundations of managerial finance, financial theory, and investments, and broadens your expertise in areas such as corporate finance, international markets, and mergers and acquisitions. With an expansive list of elective courses to choose from, you can customize your study based on your career objectives and interests.

Program Highlights: 31.5 credits Average completion is 3 – 4 semesters Flexible scheduling allows you to switch between part-time and full-time course loads Prepares you for Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification exams Designed with your academic and career goals in mind ... [-]

Online MS in Finance

Kelley Direct Online
Online Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2019 USA USA Online + 1 more

An online MS in Finance delivers the ideal background in financial expertise for future CFOs. The Kelley School is the No. 1 producer of sitting CFOs among public universities and No. 3 overall. You’ll develop the financially sound reasoning you need to achieve the strategic goals of your organization. [+]

Achieve an MS in Finance on your terms.

An online MS in Finance delivers the ideal background in financial expertise for future CFOs. The Kelley School is the No. 1 producer of sitting CFOs among public universities and No. 3 overall. You’ll develop the financially sound reasoning you need to achieve the strategic goals of your organization.

Topics covered include:

Financial management Quantitative analysis Value creation Economics Risk management Capital markets Earn Your Degree Around Your Schedule

Complete your 30 credit-hour graduate degree in 15 months to three years, advancing your career at a pace that fits your life.

Application Deadlines Starting Term Domestic Applicants International Applicants Fall August 1 June 1 Add an MBA and Go Even Further ... [-]

Master of Science (MS) in Finance Management

Lincoln University
Campus 54  September 2019 USA Oakland

The MS in Finance Management degree program enables students with undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in business to gain an in-depth and applied understanding of the complexities and functions of finance professionals in a globally competitive and rapidly changing business and economic environment. This specialized degree program is designed to address major financial issues facing multinational firms such as capital sourcing, foreign and domestic investment risk, financial performance assessment, and financial forecasting and planning. [+]

Master of Science (MS) Degrees Introduction

Lincoln University offers the Master of Science in International Business (MS in IB) and the Master of Science in Finance Management (MS in FM) degrees. The programs are designed to develop broad competence and to enable graduates to operate in a wide variety of business situations appropriate to their specialty. The Lincoln University MS programs uphold a strong international focus. In order to fulfill the overall mission, emphasis is placed through­out on important disciplines and skills as well as specific subject areas.

The following objectives have been identified for the programs:

Use of analytical tools from the quantitative and behavioral sciences; The building of flexible adaptabili­ty to changing environments; The development of the student's ability to evaluate social, political, and economic values; Advancement of skills in group cooperation and decision-making; Development of communication skills; Development of the student’s ability to carry out independent research, and enhancement of their ability to deliver their ideas, research methodology and findings by means of formal presentations with critiques of their analytical, written, oral and media presentation skills in business and professional environments. ... [-]

Master of Science in Decision Analysis

Minerva Schools at KGI
Online Part time 21 months September 2019 USA San Francisco

The 21-month, part-time Master of Science in Decision Analysis (MDA) is designed to impart critical professional skills, with an emphasis on research, analysis, and practical decision-making. [+]

In our increasingly complex and globalized world, effective decision- making demands a high degree of critical thinking and the ability to gather, interpret, and act upon various data. Minerva has developed a first-of-its-kind program designed specifically to prepare twenty-first-century leaders to make consequential decisions. The 21-month, part-time Master of Science in Decision Analysis (MDA) is designed to impart critical professional skills, with an emphasis on research, analysis, and practical decision-making.

The Master of Science in Decision Analysis teaches you the critical skills needed to make better decisions and enact positive change.

Program Description – A Curriculum for Decision Makers ... [-]

MSc in Finance

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time September 2019 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.*... [-]