Georgetown University

Master of Science in Finance


640 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States


(202) 687-8700

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Finance

Format: Online

Program Description:

Georgetown University’s MSF online program takes today’s best professionals and transforms them into rising leaders in the financial profession. At the program’s core is a world-class curriculum that consists of rigorous coursework, real-world applications, a global outlook, and a commitment to ethical values. Additionally, Georgetown University’s MSF students learn firsthand from a faculty of distinguished scholars and award-winning teachers.

Graduates of Georgetown University’s MSF online program are fully prepared to take their place among rising global financial leaders with knowledge that includes:

  • The ability to value stocks, bonds, and derivatives using advanced valuation methods.
  • A comprehensive understanding of how to evaluate corporate investment projects.
  • An appreciation for the importance of ethical decision-making.
  • The ability to construct an efficient portfolio using the latest techniques for estimating expected returns and risks.
  • A thorough understanding of how markets work according to the Efficient Market Hypothesis and the alternative hypothesis of Behavioral Finance.
  • The ability to blend sophisticated modeling with a global mindset in the management of corporate risks.

The program is 32 credits and takes 20 months to complete.  There are six core courses, a weeklong On-site Residency, a Global Consulting Project, and three selective courses.

Core Courses:

Financial Markets

Financial Accounting

Corporate Finance

Financial Econometrics

Advanced Corporate Valuation and Modeling

Principled Financial Leadership


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Finacial assistance is available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply for loans by completing the Free Applicaion for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Code: 001445

Locale: Large City

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