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Classes are taught by a faculty internationally known for financial expertise. The degree is offered to students with a completed bachelor's degree and a demonstrated quantitative aptitude.

Study Tracks

While an internship is not required for the STEM-designated Master’s in Finance program, and there is no guarantee of placement, we encourage students to consider the value that internships offer their graduate education.

Full-Time MS in Finance students have two available tracks for the completion of their studies:

  • 10-month program of study (non-internship track)
  • 17-month program of study (internship track)
    • Internships are not guaranteed - students choosing the option to extend their program will be eligible to seek an internship, but are not guaranteed placement in an internship

Program Requirements

Download the study grid for Full-Time MS in Finance Program



Fall Quarter

Winter Quarter

Spring Quarter

GBA 462

Core Statistics for MS Students

ACC 401

Corporate Financial Accounting

FIN 465A

Applied Finance Project

FIN 465B

Applied Finance Project

FIN 462

Foundations in Financial Economics

FIN 411


ACC 411

Financial Statement Analysis

FIN 430

Risk Management

CMC Programming

Job Search Essentials

FIN 413

Corporate Finance

FIN 424

Options and Futures

FIN 448

Fixed Income Securities

FIN 418

Financial Modeling

Take either


FIN 433

Cases in Finance




FIN 434

Investment and Trading Strategies

Take one of


ACC 424

Financial Reporting II


FIN 441A

Real Estate


FIN 442

International Economics and Finance


FIN 444

Entrepreneurial Finance


FIN 446

Financial Information Systems

Communicating Business Decisions (Modules I, II, III, and IV)

I MGC401

Interpersonal Persuasion

II MGC 402

Communicating Analytics



IV MGC 411

Advanced Persuasion

*Students with sufficient prior coursework in Accountancy can substitute ACC423 (Financial Reporting I) for ACC401 (Corporate Financial Accounting) in Fall Quarter.

**MSF Internship Track students will not enroll in FIN418 (Financial Modeling) during their first Fall Quarter, resulting in a reduced load (17 credits). They will complete FIN418 (Financial Modeling) during the following Fall Quarter.

*** The above study grid is current as of December 19, 2016.

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