Our Master of Science in Finance is the only one-year weekend graduate finance program in South Florida.
This one-year graduate degree program in finance, offered at two locations in Miami, Florida and one location in Pembroke Pines, Florida, boasts an in-depth curriculum enabling you to apply financial strategy to challenging, real-world business decisions. The specialty areas available for finance professionals are limitless, ranging from corporate finance to investment advisory services, funds management, mergers and acquisitions, international finance, commercial and investment banking and more.
Since it is an accelerated program with options for completing coursework on the weekend or during two evenings per week, our Master of Science in Finance gives you the flexibility to concentrate on your studies while also meeting your work and personal schedules.
In this master’s program in finance, you will:
acquire a strong base of knowledge in finance covering financial theory, strategy, methodologies, analysis, and practices
complete the program in one year
be prepared for the CFA exam (Level 1 Chartered Financial Analyst)
use the latest technology and financial software to conduct financial analyses, valuation analyses, derivative pricing and risk management, securities trading portfolio management, bank management and merger analysis gain hands-on experience with financial software like Excel, @RISK, BARRA, Trade Station, Stock Trak, Pro Banker, and Trading Game
have your choice of specialization tracks: Financial Management, Investment, or Financial Institutions
learn from senior, full-time faculty with PhDs from some of the top universities in the U.S. and in the world, and with more than 200 collective years of teaching experience in specialties like banking, financial risk management, portfolio management, corporate financial decision making, and fixed income
Two faculty members have CFA® designations
Cohort based, lock-step program, in which all students begin the program at the same time and process through the courses together, allowing you to develop relationships that will enrich your personal and professional lives during the program
A joint degree option enables you to combine a Master of Science in Finance with other graduate business programs
A finance workshop is offered to all incoming students in order to refresh financial skills
Access to highly-ranked career services, including interview preparation and career planning assistance
Support services include “no-red-tape registration,” catering, and more
Florida International University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the regional agency that grants institution-wide accreditation. The College of Business Administration and the School of Accounting are accredited separately by AACSB International.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid Description: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). School FASFA Code: 009635
# of Credits Required: 36
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). School FASFA Code: 009635
Locale: Large Suburb
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