Graduate Finance

Devin Rafferty, Ph.D.  - Director, Master of Science in Finance

A Master of Science in finance degree is a 30 credit hour program designed for working professional  and full-time and part-time students who wish to gain the expertise to succeed in today's globalized financial world. The Master of Science in Finance degree will provide students with the knowledge and practice knowledge on a host of topics and are well-prepared to pass leading financial certification exams. 

Program Availability

The courses are offered on a trimester calendar and is designed for both full-time and part-time study

Degree Requirements

The degree requires 30 semester hours. 


The Founding Director will individually craft a Program Completion Plan with each candidate.

Time Limitation

Students are expected to enroll continuously until their programs are completed. Students are required to maintain satisfactory academic progress by maintaining the required grade point average and accumulating sufficient credits within the stipulated time frame of five years. 

Curriculum - Master of Science in Finance

EC-501Advanced Macroeconomics3
EC-502Advanced Microeconomics3
FN-503History of Financial Economic Thought3
FN-504Advanced Econometrics and Financial Modeling 13
FN-505Global Money Credit and Banking3
FN-506Advanced Corporate Finance 23
FN-516Financial Ethics 33
FN-595Internship/Mentored Research Project3
Choose one Concentration6
Global Finance
International Finance
Emerging Markets
Quantitative Finance
Advanced Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
Financial Engineering and Derivatives
Total Credits30

Special Notes