Walden's online MS in Finance program prepares you to sit for the internationally recognized Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) exam or Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) exam, depending on your specialization.

Through industry-aligned coursework, you can:

  • Develop specialized professional skills for your intended career path.
  • Enhancing your knowledge of financial tools, financial analysis, legal and ethical issues, and managerial finance.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: March 6, 2017

Duration: 22 months

Transfer Credits: Up to 15 credits

Limited-Time Offer: $2,500 grant for eligible students.

Program Curriculum

MS in Finance coursework is aligned with content on certification exams for finance professionals, and the capstone project for the CFA and CFP specializations is a simulated examination for the relevant certification. Upon completion of the program, students will have the knowledge base to sit for the CFA exam, CFP exam, or Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) qualification exams.

In your capstone courses for the CFA and CFP specializations, you will take a simulated certification exam to help prepare you to sit for these exams.

 

More about our MS in Finance program

 
  • Career Options

    The MS in Finance program can help prepare you for professional and management positions in fields such as:*

    • Corporate finance
    • Investment banking
    • Financial management
    • Securities firms
    • Treasury management
    • Government

    *Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

  • Entry Requirements

    A bachelor's degree or higher is required for entrance into the MS in Finance program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

    Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

  • Tuition and Financial Aid

    Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 855.203.3398, to learn more about tuition costs for the MS in Finance program and financial aid options.

    Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. 

  • How to Apply

    To speak with an enrollment advisor about applying for our program today, fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855.203.3398.

Why earn your MS in Finance at Walden?

 
  • Relevant Curriculum

    Coursework is based on the latest research and current best practices.

  • Exceptional Student Services

    Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

  • Hands-on Certification Preparation

    Prepare to sit for internationally recognized exams to help boost your career.

Testimonials

 
 
 

“The mentorship at Walden has been the greatest value. It's consistent, empowering, and encouraging. It's provided a wealth of resources."

André Lynch | MBA and BS in Business Administration graduate