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MS in Finance

Ashford University's Master of Science in Finance program is designed to prepare students for a multitude of jobs in the finance industry. Read more about the program details and course requirements of this online MS in Finance program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Finance

School Offering Program:

Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University

Degree Level:

Master's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students to the Master of Science in Finance program should have strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities as well as an interested in the financial services field. Applicants to Ashford University graduate programs must have completed a bachelor's degree or postgraduate degree with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher from an accredited institution; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Finance program is intended to help students develop their expertise in financial theory and practice. The curriculum offers students the chance to study concepts such as financial analysis, economics, accounting, and portfolio management. Students could also learn how to assess and evaluate risk and return of investments and how to develop risk management strategies. Students may also learn how to make financial recommendations for companies and organizations. The Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University's MS in Finance degree focuses on financial management and analysis for the business world at large.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

39 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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Required Courses for Master of Science in Finance

The MS in Finance program requires that students successfully complete 39 total credits, which come from 12 3-credit courses. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Course Requirements (39 credits)

  • Financial Analysis and Security Valuation
  • Statistics for Financial Managers
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Management and Analysis
  • Strategic Cost Analysis
  • International Finance
  • Money, Banking, and Financial Institutions
  • Investment Analysis
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Financial Instruments and Derivatives
  • Applied Portfolio Management
  • Corporate Finance Capstone

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Post Graduate Opportunities

Career Paths:

Students that successfully complete the MS in Finance degree program at Ashford University may be able to pursue financial roles in a wide variety of organizations, including corporations, non-profits, public institutions, or government agencies. Entry-level graduates could pursue a job as:

  • Accounting supervisor
  • Equity research analyst
  • Investment analyst
  • Portfolio manager
  • Corporate banking officer
  • Branch manager

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/