The MS in Finance program in at UMass Boston provides a thorough graduate education in corporate finance and investment.
Admission to the program is highly competitive and is based on several factors, including prior academic record, professional experience, standardized test scores, essays, and recommendations. The curriculum has been designed by the College of Management Accounting and Finance faculty in consultation with the AF Department’s Advisory Board to assist students in furthering careers in finance and in preparing for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam.
The full MSF program consists of 15 courses (45 credits); students with relevant coursework may be able to waive up to four courses (12 credits) from the required business core courses.
The program can be completed full-time or part-time, with classes that meet primarily in the evenings, late afternoons, weekends, and online. Scheduling is highly flexible, with most classes meeting once per week.