Curriculum

Classes meet one night every week and a second night every other week from 5:30 – 9:45 p.m.

All Master of Science in Finance students complete one semester of foundational coursework before pursuing courses within their chosen specializations.

Foundation Courses

6 courses | 16 hours

  • MBA 8135 – Corporate Finance (3 hours)
  • FI 8000 – Valuation of Financial Assets (3 hours)
  • FI 8020 – Financial Analysis and Loan Structuring (3 hours)
  • FI 8090 – Financial Data Analytics (3 hours)
  • FI 8389 or FI 8391 – Directed Readings in Finance or Field Studies in Finance (1 hour)
  • FI 8450 – Financial Analysis of Asset and Wealth Management (3 hours)

Corporate Finance Specialization

5 courses | 14 hours

Students who pursue this track will be financial professionals who continually add value to shareholders and the bottom line.

  • FI 8310 – Investment Banking (3 hours)
  • FI 8360 – Corporate Finance and Banking in the Global Economy (3 hours)
  • FI 8320 – Corporate Financial Strategy (3 hours)
  • FI 8200 – Derivative Markets (3 hours)
  • FI 8070 – Leading the Finance Function (2 hours)

Global Capital Markets and Financial Services Specialization

5 courses | 14 hours

Students who pursue this track will be financial professionals who can skillfully navigate the world of international finance and global investments.

  • FI 8310 – Investment Banking (3 hours)
  • FI 8360 – Corporate Finance and Banking in the Global Economy (3 hours)
  • FI 8240 – Global Portfolio Management (3 hours)
  • FI 8260 – Hedge Funds and Their Trading Strategies (3 hours)
  • FI 8070 – Leading the Finance Function (2 hours)

Asset and Wealth Management

5 courses | 14 hours

Students who pursue this track will be financial professionals who can assist clients with achieving financial goals by advising them about investments and other wealth-related strategies.

  • FI 8310 – Investment Banking (3 hours)
  • PFP 8420 – Financial Advice and Planning over the Life Cycle (3 hours)
  • FI 8240 – Global Portfolio Management (3 hours)
  • FI 8260 – Hedge Funds and Their Trading Strategies (3 hours)
  • PFP 8520 – Advanced Studies in Wealth Management and Advisor Practice (2 hours)