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.
The courses are offered on a trimester calendar and is designed for both full-time and part-time study
The degree requires 30 semester hours.
The Founding Director will individually craft a Program Completion Plan with each candidate.
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
|FN-503||History of Financial Economic Thought||3|
|FN-504||Advanced Econometrics and Financial Modeling 1||3|
|FN-505||Global Money Credit and Banking||3|
|FN-506||Advanced Corporate Finance 2||3|
|FN-516||Financial Ethics 3||3|
|FN-595||Internship/Mentored Research Project||3|
|Choose one Concentration||6|
|Advanced Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management|
|Financial Engineering and Derivatives|
It is highly recommended students take Mathematical Economics and Elements of Economics in preparation for this course.
For Accelerated Five-Year students, this is recommended as replacement for FN-411 Financial Management.
For Accelerated Five-Year students, this is recommended as replacement for FN-416 Financial Ethics.