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Internationally renowned faculty. Small class sizes. Personalized curriculum.

The Broad Master of Science in Finance (MSF) is a rigorous, accelerated program designed for recent college graduates seeking expertise in areas like financial analysis, valuation, corporate governance and restructuring, asset management, investment research, sales and trading, insurance and risk management. The program is intended to provide flexible, comprehensive finance training to help students achieve their specific professional goals.

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  • Master's of Finance
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On Campus

30 Credits

12 Months

Be on the cutting edge of finance.

The Broad College of Business Department of Finance is internationally renowned. A lot of that reputation is attributed to Broad’s world-class finance faculty – teachers and researchers who do more than just teach. You’ll benefit from an intensive program that lets you earn a degree quickly. Our program is small, so students benefit from personal attention and individual interaction with faculty.

This program develops the critical skills and expertise needed to become a successful finance professional. These include financial analysis and investments, corporate governance and restructuring, asset valuation, securities trading, insurance and risk management. Graduates acquire knowledge and strategies that can be immediately applied to finance-related occupations.

The M.S. in Finance at Broad offers flexibility and cutting-edge instruction. Students tailor the comprehensive curriculum to their interests, needs and the latest demands of the market. Master’s students in the program gain knowledge in areas such as:

Financial Management

Corporate Finance

Investments

Risk Management

International Finance

Financial Institutions

Please email msfinance@broad.msu.edu with any questions regarding the Master of Science in Finance program at Michigan State University.

Reach the program director of the M.S. in Finance, Tae-Jung Kim, via email at kimtj@broad.msu.edu or by phone at (517) 353-3065.

Admission to the program is competitive and is based on the applicant’s overall record. Meeting the minimum standards does not guarantee admission.

Read more about the admission criteria, process, deadlines and how to apply.

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The M.S. in Finance program is designed to provide graduate-level finance training to individuals with either career experience in finance or an undergraduate degree in finance or a related field.

The curriculum is flexible and allows students to choose courses that will meet their specific professional needs. Courses are offered in all of the major areas of finance, including financial management, financial institutions, investments and international finance.

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Program cost for Broad’s M.S. in Finance is one of the lowest among the top 50 business schools, according to Poets & Quants, making it an excellent investment.

Tuition is billed in a block tuition format and is payable in three equal installments at the beginning of each semester. Tuition for the M.S. in Finance is currently $$45,000 (for out-of-state students) or $42,990 (for in-state students) and covers tuition charges for credits and departmental fees.

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Find answers to frequently asked questions regarding the M.S. in Finance program at MSU.

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Prepare for CFA certification.

Our graduates are positioned to succeed on CFA exams, as our program is an official CFA Program Partner. As such, the MSF curriculum covers more than 70 percent of the CFA Body of Knowledge and teaches students the tools they need to prepare for CFA exams. The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification is a professional designation awarded by the CFA Institute. The professional investment community recognizes the value of the CFA certification in its hiring and promotion decisions.

Build a professional network.

While competitive, the M.S. in Finance program is also very collegial. Students work collaboratively and help one another learn. Being part of such a close-knit community can make all the difference in your educational experience.

You’ll form relationships here that not only will enhance your career opportunities but will become lifelong friendships.

100%
Overall Student Satisfaction

98%
Graduation Ratio
(within 3 semesters)

97%
of students graduate debt free.

Take action.

Complete the online application to the MSU Broad College of Business Master of Science in Finance program today. We look forward to you becoming a Spartan.

Contact Information

  • M.S. in Finance Program
  • Department of Finance
  • Eppley Center
  • 667 N Shaw Ln Rm 315
  • East Lansing, MI 48824
  • Phone: (517) 353-3065