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MS in Finance - Financial Analysis

The Master of Science in Finance with a specialization in Financial Analysis program at Purdue University Global offers students the opportunity to develop portfolio management and investment analysis skills. Learn more about the Master of Science in Finance with a concentration in Financial Analysis here.

Official Program Name:

MS in Finance with a concentration in Financial Analysis

School Offering Program:

Purdue University Global

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites

Students applying to Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Finance with a concentration in Financial Analysis are required to have an undergraduate background in business or finance. Applicants may meet this criteria with either a bachelor's degree in finance from an accredited institution or a minimum of 30 semester credit hours (or 45 quarter credit hours) in undergraduate coursework that is in alignment with the standards of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Program.

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Finance with a concentration in Financial Analysis program at Purdue University Global is designed to give students the opportunity to gain skills in high-level decision-making, critical thinking, and analysis. All Master of Science in Finance program students will take courses in banking, corporate finance, and investment management. Students pursuing the Financial Analysis concentration can gain skills and knowledge in decision-making and strategies for a global environment, ethical practices, and statistical decision-making. Students will also complete a graduate capstone in finance as part of this course.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length

56 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Purdue University Global's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for Purdue University Global Master of Science in Finance - Financial Analysis

Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Finance program offers two concentration options: Financial Analysis and Financial Planning. The program is composed of 40-credit-hour core and a 16-credit-hour concentration.

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Purdue University Global to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Requirements (40 credits)

  • Business Communications
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Risk Analysis and Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Investment and Securities Analysis
  • Retirement Planning
  • Fixed-Income and Futures Investing
  • Portfolio Management
  • Graduate Capstone in Finance

Concentration Requirements (16 credits)

  • Economics for Global Decision Makers
  • Ethics for Financial Professionals
  • Financial Strategies for a Global Environment
  • Statistical Methods for Decision Making

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education

Graduates of Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Finance with a concentration in Financial Analysis could pursue continuing education opportunities by enrolling in a doctoral degree program in business. These programs can prepare graduates for careers in areas like research, postsecondary education, and leadership positions. Degree titles may include, but are not limited to:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business with a concentration in Finance
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business with a concentration in Accounting
  • Doctor of Business Administration

Career Paths:

Graduates of Purdue University Global's Master of Science in Finance with a concentration in Financial Analysis can pursue various high-level jobs in the field of business and finance upon graduation. Some job titles that graduates of this program may be interested in include:

  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Adviser
  • Financial Examiner

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