Master of Finance Curriculum

The Master of Finance curriculum provides hands-on experience and career building skills so that students are job-ready. The program consists of 34 credit hours and can be completed in 10 months or spread out over 18 months, to allow for a summer internship.

A team of faculty members designed the curriculum with input from industry professionals about the types of skills they need in potential employees. The program focuses on developing strong fundamental analysis skills and uses practical applications to reinforce the technical expertise developed in the classroom. Students experience real-world finance through analyzing cases, managing portfolios and building financial models. Students advance their communication skills through a financial communications class, written projects and presentations of their work. 

MFIN DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

The sample schedule below reflects a 12-month option which can be extended to 18 months.

Semester 1 Fall

Semester 2 Spring

Semester 3 Summer

  • Elective
  • Elective (if not previously taken)

 

Specializations

Analytics

To earn this specialization, a student must complete FINE 7660 Risk Management and Applications to Financial Firms or FINE 7670 Risk Management and Applications to Energy Firms, plus two courses from the following list:

Banking & Financial Services

To earn the Banking and Financial Services specialization, students must complete FINE 7660 Risk Management and Applications to Financial Firms and at least two courses from the following list:

*By invitation only

Energy

To earn the Energy Specialization, students must complete FINE 7670 Risk Management and Applications to Energy Firms and at least two courses from the following list: