Master of Science in Finance (part-time)
Gain the quantitative and leadership skills to analyze data, implement change, and impact the long-term sustainability of businesses around the world.
GMAT/GRE waivers and merit scholarships available
GMAT/GRE waivers and merit scholarships are available for those with strong academic credentials.
Preparation for the CFA exams
A significant portion of the curriculum is dedicated to the CFA Institute’s Candidate Body of Knowledge, preparing students to sit for the CFA exams.
Flexible learning schedule
Our online master’s degree programs allow you to choose a schedule that fits your busy lifestyle and participate in courses that feature synchronous (real-time) and asynchronous (anytime) activities. Take additional electives from a broad range of options, allowing you to customize a flexible schedule that aligns with yours.
- 17 percent female / 83 percent male
- 83 percent of students are from the U.S.
- 3 countries represented
- 3.17 average undergraduate GPA
- 9.4 average years of full-time work experience
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The Master of Science in Finance degree with a STEM-designated concentration in financial econometrics prepares students with the strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills that today’s employers demand.
The fully online, flexible format of the part-time Master of Science in Finance program allows you to complete the program while maintaining your professional obligations. You will gain knowledge on the latest financial technology innovations and learn to manage financial enterprises.
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The 2022 edition of the Carey Business School University Catalog is available.
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In the part-time Master of Science in Finance program, you will gain the technical skills to create innovative solutions in all aspects of management and finance. Whether you’re looking to move up in corporate finance or just starting your career, our master’s degree in finance allows you to choose from various electives that support your career trajectory.
The part-time, 36 credit program is designed for working professionals advancing in their careers. Classes are fully online and feature mostly asynchronous learning activities with a few recommended or required synchronous (real-time) activities. Please review the technical requirements for online courses before applying.
Required courses (24 credits):
** Indicates electives are available on-site only Business foundations (16 credits)
- BU.210.620 Accounting and Financial Reporting
- BU.120.601 Business Communication*
- BU.131.601 Business Leadership and Human Values
- BU.231.620 Corporate Finance
- BU.220.620 Economics for Decision Making
- BU.232.701 Investments
- BU.510.601 Statistical Analysis
- BU.220.610 The Firm and the Macroeconomy
* Online sections of business communication require students to attend an in-person residency at Carey’s Baltimore Harbor East building in order to complete the eight-week course.
Functional Core (8 credits)
- BU.232.710 Derivatives
- BU.231.710 Financial Institutions
- BU.230.620 Financial Modeling and Valuation
- BU.232.720 Fixed Income
Electives (12 credits):
Students choose six courses from the following:
- BU.231.790 Advanced Corporate Finance
- BU.210.650 Advanced Financial Accounting
- BU.232.790 Advanced Hedge Fund Strategies**
- BU.232.750 Advanced Portfolio Management
- BU.520.710 Big Data Machine Learning
- BU.231.720 Corporate Governance
- BU.210.680 Cost Measurement and Control
- BU.510.650 Data Analytics
- BU.232.725 Emerging Markets
- BU.233.730 Entrepreneurial Finance
- BU.230.750 Financial Crises and Contagion
- BU.230.730 Managing Financial Risk
Student Managed Investment Fund
The Student Managed Investment Fund course, funded through generous donations, offers students the opportunity to learn real-world investment management techniques through hands-on experiences managing real assets. Students work collaboratively in small teams to carry out investment research, make trade recommendations, and execute trades approved by their student-run investment committee.
The course approaches investment management from a practitioner’s perspective, covering both necessary quantitative tools and qualitative decision-making processes. Students will review the theoretical foundation of investments, practical applications in managing investment portfolios, and ethical decision-making practices. This advanced experiential learning program helps students acquire “job-ready” skills for the investment management industry.
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MS Finance employment outcomes
Program graduates are working in a variety of industries, including investment banking, financial analysis and advising, portfolio management, hedge funds, private equity and venture capital firms, and international organizations. Here are just a few organizations where alumni are making an impact.
- Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
- Shah Management
- Thompson Gray, Inc.
- U.S. Department of the Navy
- Budget analyst
- Financial analyst
- Transaction manager
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Fall 2023 | Round 2: June 1, 2023
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Fall 2023 Application Deadline
Deadlines Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Candidate deadline May 3, 2023 June 1, 2023 July 5, 2023 Decision release Rolling Rolling Rolling Deposit deadline 4 weeks 4 weeks 4 weeks
tuition and fees
- Tuition - $1,800 per credit
- Application fee - $100
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