Master of Finance



PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Build a career in the world of finance as a
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified
Financial Planner (CFP) or a member of the Global
Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
This program trains client-facing professionals
who understand financial instruments and the
complexity of them, but are also able to represent
those financial instruments to potential clients. It
builds skills in financial analysis for careers in
corporate finance, investment banking, and risk
management.
The curriculum provides you with the essential
financial acumen needed to impact and lead
financial management in organizations of all
types; financial firms and others, both for-profit
and non-profit ventures. It provides a
comprehensive and detailed scope of the field of
finance, at national and international levels, with
an emphasis on empirical methods and
applications.
A STEM-Certified Degree Program
International students are eligible to apply
for 36 months of OPT to work in the U.S.
after graduation.

LAUNCH A FULFILLING CAREER

Our Career Development Center team will help you
launch a career regionally, nationally or internationally,
depending on your passion and willingness to work hard
to develop networks of contacts to pursue.
CORE TRAINING INCLUDES
• Courses in career development & negotiation
• Career assessment, targeted goal setting, and self-directed search strategies
• One-on-one career coaching
• Internships and job search assistance
• Résumé writing, interview & networking skills

CURRICULUM AT A GLANCE

Program Duration 9 Months, or part time
Core Units Required 48 Units
Curriculum 7 Required Courses
• Quantitative Analysis
• Financial Management
• Financial Accounting
• Corporate Finance (2)
• Fixed Income/Securities
• Empirical Methods of Finance
2 Restricted Elective Courses
3 Elective Courses
Co-curricular Opportunities:
• Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) preparation
• Financial Management Association

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

The Master of Finance is open to eligible students
with sufficient quantitative backgrounds to
enable successful completion of the program.
Appropriate undergraduate majors include business, engineering, mathematics, and statistics, among others.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

• Online application
• Statement of Purpose
• Transcripts
• One recommendation
• Résumé/CV
• GMAT or GRE scores

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

We offer extensive scholarship awards to all domestic students based on merit and need, and specific academic merit scholarships to international
applicants. Employment awards and federal
government loans are also available.

STEM-CERTIFIED PROGRAM

This STEM-certified degree program allows
international students to apply for 36 months of OPT to work in the U.S. in their field of study after graduation.