Earn your graduate business degree from Freeman.

Program Overview

If you want to manage an actual portfolio or complete an in-depth research report about a real company, you’ve come to the right place. At Freeman, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to be career-ready.

You’ll be immersed in the real world throughout your time at Freeman. Our mission is to make sure you’re fully prepared to face critical challenges from day one. Our 12-month, STEM-designated program leverages a curriculum designed to provide you with greater resilience and agility in the professional world. You’ll learn from professors known across the globe for their innovative research and outstanding teaching.

Graduate in 12 to 18 months
You can complete your degree on an accelerated schedule in only 12 months, or spread your coursework out over 18 months to allow for a summer internship.

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Your courses will help you develop strong fundamental analysis skills and apply them through practical applications. You will experience real-world finance through analyzing cases, managing portfolios, and building financial models.

STEM Designated
The Master of Finance degree program is STEM-designated, allowing international students to extend their training by 24 months if they work in their field of study.

Nishad Kapadia, assistant professor of finance at Tulane University and Finance area coordinator, discusses his research on stock market returns and volatility.

Program Highlights

Earn your degree in as little as a year.
In just 12 months, you can change your future through our STEM-designated graduate business degree – or extend your studies to 18 months to complete a summer internship.

Experience hands-on curriculum.
Our courses integrate essential business skills with practical and relevant training.

Live in a vibrant home.
Renowned for music, food and art, New Orleans is a city like no other. Experience a tradition for hospitality mixed with a dynamic and entrepreneurial culture.

Learn from the experts.
Our professors are more than academics; they are founders, entrepreneurs and seasoned industry leaders.

Be part of a tight-knit community.
Small classes mean your professors become mentors and your classmates become life-long friends. You’ll have professional connections who will support you throughout your career.

Build a robust network.
Freeman alumni aren’t just accomplished; they’re invested in your success. You’ll be part of a network that stretches around the globe.

Get ready to launch.
We are a member of the University Affiliation Program of the CFA Institute, and our program covers much of the material required to take the CFA exam.

The Master of Finance is a STEM-designated, 12- or 18-month full-time graduate program designed for recent grads and those with 1-2 years work experience.

Sheri Tice, professor of finance and director, Darwin Fenner Student Managed Fund

In the Darwin Fenner Fund course, Master of Finance students can manage a real stock portfolio and showcase their skills at portfolio management competitions.

-Sheri Tice, professor of finance and director, Darwin Fenner Student Managed Fund

Action Learning

Our fast-paced, immersive Master of Finance program will challenge you to think critically. You’ll connect with businesses in the region and around the globe and get real-world experience while participating in learning opportunities you can only find at Freeman.

Top traders converge on Tulane for Energy Trading Competition

Hands-on Experience

Take advantage of our $3 million trading center, equipped with 50 workstations, real-time data feed and a live ticker for continuous market updates. You can also get Bloomberg certified and prep for the CFA exam. 

Students in trading room

Alternative Investments

In our specialized courses, you’ll get in-depth knowledge of distressed debt and hedge funds, increasingly important areas that are typically overlooked in most finance-oriented programs.

Faculty and student

Real-World Financial Analysis

You’ll learn the buy-side – producing an unbiased investment research report – and the sell-side – actively managing more than $5.8 million of Tulane’s endowment.

Mara Force, professor of practice in finance and assistant director, Master of Finance Program

When I can enhance my students' understanding by offering a personal application from my time in the finance industry, I know I'm adding value for them.

-Mara Force, professor of practice in finance and assistant director, Master of Finance program

Fellowships and financial aid are available to qualified candidates. Learn how a graduate business degree can be affordable.

Real-World Outcomes

 We will provide you with the knowledge and skills to forge your future and fulfill your professional goals. You’ll be prepared for the CFA exam as well as a successful career in finance. Our distinguished community of alumni stretches from Beijing and Shanghai to New York and Miami –and beyond. These are just some of the companies where our graduates have landed jobs:

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