Master of Finance Curriculum

The Sellinger Schools is not currently accepting applications for the Master of Science in Finance program. Please consider the MBA in Finance option.

The MS Finance program can be completed in 10 classes or 30 credits. The curriculum contains a rigorous set of courses that will help students for professional certification exams such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). The Master of Finance curriculum covers the content of approximately two of three CFA exams.

Pre-program Competency


Math Proficiency 
(online resources provided)

Core Courses

GB 715 - Applied Business Statistics (3 cr.)
FI 703 - Financial Applications and Strategy (3 cr.)
FI 722 - Investment Analysis (3 cr.)

FI 723 - Portfolio Management (3 cr.) OR
FI 828 - Sellinger Applied Portfolio Fund (3 cr.)

FI 724 - Financial Markets and Institutions (3 cr.)
FI 720 - Advanced Corporate Finance (3 cr.)
FI 726 - International Finance (3 cr.)
FI 822 - Fixed Income Securities (3 cr.)
FI 823 - Derivatives and Risk Management (3 cr.)
FI 827 - Valuation (3 cr.)




Through constant classroom discussions, papers addressing real life scenarios and investment portfolio presentations I’ve become as expert at building and communicating sound financial positions as I am building sound structures.

-Bill Fritz, Ph.D. ‘09

As a student straddling the professional and educational worlds, you have the unique opportunity to accelerate the learning process by applying what you’ve learned.

-Stacy Landsman, Internal Financial Reporting and Analysis Manager, Legg Mason Capital Management

Loyola’s program is extremely topical to what I do. It’s geared to the market place; I actually use one of my textbooks at work on a regular basis.

-Kim Castellino ‘06

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