Pacific Lutheran University

Pacific Lutheran University

Master of Science in Finance


12180 Park Avenue South

Tacoma, WA 98447

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Those with or without industry experience are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have quantitative backgrounds, and are likely to have an undergraduate degree in finance, mathematics, economics, accounting, engineering, physics, or another quantitative discipline. Target students: Recent undergraduates hoping to embark on careers in finance with a skill set that differentiates them from their peers. Graduates in quantitatively rich disciplines (e.g., sciences and engineering) who want to prepare for careers in finance. Students interested in pursuing the CFA Charter. International students interested in studying in the U.S. while obtaining the MSF degree and better preparing for the CFA charter examinations. Industry professionals wishing to pursue the MSF degree while intensively preparing for the CFA examinations. Accounting majors fulfilling CPA credit hour requirements.



International Student Requirements:

Students applying with a bachelor’s degree from an institution outside the US must submit official transcripts in the original language as well as a certified English translation. Degree equivalency reports may be required on a case by case basis from a PLU approved evaluation service. Official TOEFL or IELTS scores. (TOEFL IBT minimum 88, IELTS minimum 6.5)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 40

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 970 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 38800 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 38800 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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