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Mizzou’s online MS in finance degree is for individuals who want to enhance their analytical and financial decision-making skills. This program is designed for a variety of prospective students depending where they stand in their professional or educational career. The MS in finance degree will distinguish students from their peers in the job market. Students will grow their knowledge of key topics in securities analysis (equity, fixed-income, derivative securities), portfolio management, data analysis, financial modeling and more.
Official nameMaster of science in finance
Program typeMaster's degree
Academic homeTrulaske College of Business | Finance Department
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Jobs for finance master's graduates may include
- Commercial bank loan officer
- Financial analyst or manager
- Investment banker or portfolio manager
- Real estate analyst
- Risk management officer
- Securities analyst
The online master of science in finance will require completion of 30 credit hours during a minimum of three consecutive semesters (Fall, Spring, and Summer). Offerings of online MS finance courses are either 8-week 1.5 credit hour courses or 16-week 3.0 credit hour courses. Students may take the course work over multiple years to assist with professional and personal commitments. Students working more than 30 hours per week will be required to attend part-time.
Course work includes
- Financial statement analysis
- Financial database analysis & financial modeling
- Equity & fixed-income securities analysis
- Derivative securities
- Investment policy and portfolio management
- International financial markets
Calendar system8 or 16 weeks
Typical program lengthVaries
Typical course loadVaries if full time or part time
The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The Trulaske College of Business and the School of Accountancy are accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).