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MS in Finance

Advance as an effective financial manager, planner, or analyst.

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: January 6, 2020

Limited-Time Offer: Receive a $3,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on January 6, 2020.

Transfer Credits: Up to 15 credits

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Prepare to sit for the internationally recognized CFA exam, while gaining skills to become a more experienced analyst.
Prepare to sit for the internationally recognized exam, while gaining skills to become a more experienced decision-maker.
Choose courses that align with your career goals, and examine best practices in corporate financial management and analysis when you choose this specialization.

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

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.

A bachelor's degree or higher is required for entrance into this 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 and continuing all the way through your first day of classes.

Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with an enrollment advisor today at 855-203-5779, to learn more about tuition costs for this 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.
Our enrollment advisors are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding this program. Fill out the form on this page to be contacted or call 855-203-5779.

Why earn your MS in Finance at Walden?

Andre Lynch

"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

At the master’s level, Walden University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) and MS in Accounting are the only programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The MS in Finance is not accredited by the ACBSP. Please visit our accreditation page to see the list of Walden accreditations.