|Program Available Online?||No|
|Admit Term||Full-Time: Fall; Part-time: Fall, Spring, Summer|
|Entrance Exam||GMAT or GRE|
|English Language Exams:|
Priority deadline - COMPLETE applications that are received by this date are given priority consideration for admission and financial aid (if applicable). Applications received after the priority deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.
Rolling - There is no specific deadline for applications; applications will be accepted and reviewed throughout the year until the program reaches capacity.
The MS degree in finance prepares students for managerial careers in corporate finance, investment analysis and portfolio management, financial consulting, and financial institutions. Courses prepare students to sit for the Certified Financial Analyst exam. To complete the program in one year, full-time students must begin their studies in the fall semester.
The program of study consists of 10 courses and a field exam.
|Course||Sem. Cr. Hrs.|
|ACCT-603||Accounting for Decision Makers||3|
|FINC-721||Financial Analysis for Managers||3|
|FINC-725||Securities and Investment Analysis||3|
|FINC-740||Options and Futures||3|
|FINC-790||Field Exam Preparatory||1|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||31|
|FINC-722||Financial Management II|
|FINC-742||Financial Modeling and Analysis|
|FINC-758||Seminar in Finance|
|FINC-760||Finance in a Global Environment|
|FINC-761||Stock Market Algorithmic Trading|
|ACCT-704||Corporate Financial Reporting I|
|ACCT-705||Corporate Financial Reporting II|
|DECS-782||Statistical Analysis for Decision Making|
|ESCB-705||Economics and Decision Modeling|
|MGIS-650||Introduction to Data Analytics and Business Intelligence|
|MGIS-710||Information Systems Concepts|
To be considered for admission to the MS program in finance, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
For further information about tips on personal statements and additional guidance on how to submit a successful application, please visit Saunders College of Business Admissions Requirements.
Accepted students may defer enrollment for up to one year. After one year, a new application must be submitted and will be re-evaluated based on the most current admission standards.
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