Master of Science in Financial Analysis - STEM Program


Program Description

There is no city in the world like San Francisco. Transform your career in the SF Bay Area with the USF Master of Science in Financial Analysis.

Unrivaled Location

The USF location can directly impact career outcomes. Our downtown campus puts you in the heart of the San Francisco financial district. You’ll build your professional network with leading financial firms and global companies located just blocks away.

Student Experience

Designed for recent graduates and students in the early stages of their careers, the full-time MSFA is a one-and-a-half-year program that includes a Research Project or Academic Immersion. Read more about the MS Financial Analysis degree student experience.

The Latest Technology and Certifications

Acquire essential skills for analyzing financial data through Bloomberg lab terminals in our dedicated trading room, and earn highly sought-after Bloomberg certificates and expertise.

Practical Training

Our program focuses on the knowledge required by the CFA® designation as a Chartered Financial Analyst CFA Institute Affiliated University.

STEM Program

The MSFA is a STEM program, offering a blend of disciplines in science, technology, engineering and mathematics with business and finance.

USF Master of Science in Financial Analysis Program Overview

  • Taught by USF Finance faculty and CFA-credentialed practitioners who are experts in their area.
  • The USF Master of Science in Financial Analysis program is a CFA Institute Affiliate University.
  • Degree program details describe more about this 18-month program with 35 units.
  • Meets three days per week.
  • No work experience required.
  • Accredited by the AACSB, the highest standard of achievement held only by 5% of business schools worldwide
  • FT MBA – INTL – China and India and Domestic

Build the essential skills to lead successful, sustainable businesses in the most entrepreneurial city in the world and beyond.

  • The USF full-time MBA degree offers you a personalized path to business leadership.
  • World-class academic content and expert, dedicated faculty
  • Career-oriented co-curricular activities and events
  • Collaboration with extensive Bay Area School of Management alumni and company networks

    At USF, you'll have the unique benefits of a career-focused education, offering instruction, course selection, and specialized work experience that align with your professional goals, as well as unparalleled proximity to Bay Area networking, helping you form connections with international organizations, intern in virtually any industry, and gain first-hand experience with prospective employers.

We redesigned our two-year Full-Time MBA program in 2017

Our redesigned MBA program

  • Optimize the USF location in downtown San Francisco to build a strong professional network with leading organizations in the Bay Area.
  • Grow through an enriching program curriculum that reflects the USF Jesuit tradition of social responsibility and conscious reflection.
  • Prepare for the specific markets, fields, and careers you want to pursue—starting in your first year. Tailor your courses and program experience to reflect your career goals and interests from the beginning in the Career Accelerator Program or with an MBA Concentration.
  • Earn your MBA and advance your career goals at a reduced cost, with an MBA program that's been revised to offer students more opportunity for less.

    U.S. News and World Report Raises the USF MBA Specialization Rankings
    #14 Entrepreneurship #17 Management #19 Finance #20 Marketing
Last updated Jul 2018

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