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An MS in finance gives you the technical skills for that next step in your career. The program prepares you for the CFA, CAIA, CFP, and FRM exams, which will open up leadership positions and other professional opportunities. Plus, this targeted expertise will help you better position yourself in today’s job market.
The MS in finance consists of 33 credit hours. Their flexible curriculum means you can take specialized courses to succeed in specific careers like governance, risk management, corporate finance, and more.
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As the oldest business school in Washington, DC, their program has been a vibrant part of the city’s financial community. You’ll have access to rich networking, internship, and employment opportunities across all sectors of the financial industry.
Their curriculum is focused on tangible outcomes. Our classes will prepare you for the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst), CFP (Certified Financial Planner), and FRM (Financial Risk Manager) exams.
Their small class sizes center around the applied practical skills you will face in real-world scenarios. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in the Student Managed Investment Fund or use our cutting-edge Financial Services and IT Lab as your virtual trading floor.
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At American University tuition is charged by credit hour and billed by semester. Below is a summary of the living expenses you can expect throughout your journey.
– Housing: $34,965
– Food: $6,500
– Transportation: $636
– Other expenses: $7,958
– Total: $50,059
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These prerequisites can be waived or substituted with the approval of the Department Chair or Program Director, based on prior education or work experiences (for example, the requirements may be waived for applicants with degrees in economics or engineering)
Applicants whose first language is not English must have a satisfactory score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or Duolingo.
Spring 2024 Deadlines
|October 15, 2023||Priority scholarship consideration and final international student deadline|
|November 15, 2023||Final domestic applicant deadline|
Fall 2024 Deadlines
|October 15, 2023||Early application deadline|
|December 15, 2023||Priority scholarship consideration|
|February 15, 2024||Final international applicant deadline|
|April 15, 2024||Final domestic applicant deadline|
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These are the list of both public and private scholarships available.
The MSF program offers four specializations:
In addition to the required courses for their specialization, students can choose from a wide variety of electives to customize their program of study. Electives are offered in a variety of areas, including:
The application fee for the MS in Finance program is $75.
A variety of elective courses are available for students in the MS in Finance program. These courses cover a wide range of topics, including:
Academic advisors are available to help you with all aspects of your MS in Finance degree, including course selection, career planning, and graduation requirements.
Graduates of the MS in Finance program have gone on to successful careers in a variety of industries, including:
There are both public and private scholarships available for students.
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