Master of Science in Finance (MSF)
A part-time, evening program for professionals who have a true enthusiasm for financial leadership
- Weeknight classes; study at your own pace
- Year-round entry: fall, spring, or summer start
- Prepare for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams
- All professional backgrounds welcome
- Offered at Timonium and Columbia Graduate Centers
- Transfer up to 12 credits to/from the Professional’s MBA
- Complimentary foundation course waiver review (see below)
About the Program
The Sellinger School's Master of Science in Finance, launched in 1975, is a customizable, part-time, evening program designed for busy professionals who aspire to financial leadership positions. Classes are offered year-round at our Timonium and Columbia Graduate Centers. The program can be completed in as few as 10 courses/30 credits in approximately two years.
As a student in the Master of Science in Finance, you will find yourself in the company of people from a wide variety of industries including finance, accounting, management, government/defense and technology, among others. Students gain technical skills and develop expertise in financial analysis, corporate finance, and investment management, while those with a finance background will have the opportunity to deepen their proficiency in specific areas including investment banking, derivatives, financial analysis, and investment analysis. Many alumni hold prominent positions in organizations across the region, and graduates join an elite network of more than 12,000 professionals throughout leading business, non-profit, and government organizations.
Please note that the Master of Science in Finance is a part-time program and is currently not available for international students in need of maintaining full-time student status (9 credits or more per semester) on an F-1 student visa.
Foundation Course Waivers
The Master of Science in Finance can be completed in as few as 30 credits and as many as 40 credits depending on how many foundation course waivers are received. To find out which foundation courses may be waived, submit a request for a complimentary foundation course waiver analysis by sending a completed waiver request form along with your resume and transcripts to email@example.com.