The MSF program is comprised of 600-level foundation courses, 700-level core courses, and a variety of 700-level electives. GB500 Fundamentals of Math for Business (2 cr.) is required as a pre-program competency for students who are not eligible for a course waiver. The program can be completed in as few as 30 credits or as many as 40 credits depending on how many foundation course waivers are received.


GB 600 Statistical Applications in Business (3 cr.)
GB 611 Global Economic Analysis (3 cr.)
GB 613 Financial Reporting and Analysis (2 cr.) 
GB 620 Fundamentals of Finance (2 cr.)


FI 703 Financial Applications and Strategy (3 cr.)
FI 722 Investment Analysis (3 cr.)
FI 723 Portfolio Management (3 cr.)
FI 724 Financial Markets and Institutions (3 cr.)
FI 726 International Finance (3 cr.)
FI 827 Valuation (3 cr.)
FI 823 Derivatives and Risk Management (3 cr.)


FI 721 Advanced Financial Analysis (3 cr.)
FI 822 Fixed Income Securities (3 cr.)
FI 825 Mergers and Acquisitions (3 cr.)
FI 825 Special Topics in Entrepreneurial Finance (3 cr.)
FI 825 Special Topics in Real Estate (3 cr.)
FI 827 Investment Banking (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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Graduate Programs

Professional's MBA

Designed for a range of working professionals looking to pursue their MBA at their own pace

  • Weeknight classes
  • Study at your own pace
  • Offered at Timonium and Columbia Graduate centers
  • Transfer up to 12 credits to/from the M.S. in Finance
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Executive MBA

A Saturday program for senior managers and executives

  • Saturdays only, summers off, 5-semester program
  • Offered at Timonium Graduate Center
  • 9-day international field study experience
  • Domestic field experience
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Emerging Leaders MBA

A one-year full-time cohort program targeting immediate graduates or those early in their career

  • Full-time, 12-month program
  • Offered at Columbia Graduate Center
  • Internship in your target industry
  • Domestic field experience
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Master of Science in Finance

A part-time, evening program for professionals who have a true enthusiasm for financial leadership

  • Weeknight classes; study at your own pace
  • Prepare for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams
  • All professional backgrounds welcome
  • Offered at Timonium and Columbia Graduate centers
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Master of Accounting

A full time 12-month program for those with an accounting undergrad degree or equivalent accounting coursework

  • 30 credits toward 150 hour licensure requirement
  • Full-time, 12-month program
  • Part-time schedule option available
  • Offered at Evergreen Campus in Baltimore
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Cyber Security Certificate

A part-time, one-year, graduate certificate program open to any business professional seeking management-level certification and desiring to learn more about information assurance in the broader field of cyber security

  • One-year, part-time program
  • Weeknight classes
  • Offered at Columbia Graduate Center
  • Five courses, 15 credits
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Accounting Certificate

A three-month graduate program for credits toward the 150-hour requirement for CPA licensure

  • 12 credit, May–July program
  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:45 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
  • Offered at Loyola's Evergreen campus
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