M.S. in Finance

The M.S. in Finance provides a focused education that puts you on pace with the constantly evolving global economy.

Our faculty works to provide students with a broad and deep exposure to finance and financial markets. We focus on skills which are valued by employers such as quantitative methods, economics, financial reporting and analysis, corporate finance, equity investments, fixed income, derivatives, alternative investments, and portfolio management.

The demand for Financial Analysts is expected to grow 16% faster than average from now through 2022 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With an efficient program that typically takes from 12 to 15 months, our program will help you get the skills and resume you need for today's job market. To that end, we have built our curriculum to ensure that by completing the course requirements for MSF, students will be prepared to ace exams for their Chartered Financial Analyst certification, a highly-demanded and recognized professional certificate.

UNO is a home for those with the foresight to understand where the world is heading and the determination to help you get there first.

Tracks:  Academic or Professional

Professional Track Curriculum

Core Courses (21 hours):

ACCT 6130

Advanced Accounting

3

ECON 6200

Managerial Economics

3

BA 6780

Decision Making Tool for Business Managers

3

FIN 6300

Financial Administration

3

FIN 6302

Investments

3

FIN 6303

Financial Markets & Institutions

3

FIN 6309 or 5309

International Financial Management

3

Elective Courses (9)

FIN 6635

Financial Analysis for Real Estate Finance

3

FIN 5308

Speculative Markets:  Options & Futures

3

FIN 5307

Portfolio Management

3

FIN 5310

Personal Finance

3

FIN 5311

Insurance and Risk Management

3

FIN 6321

Commercial Bank Management

3

FIN 6350

Health Care Finance

3

HRT 6300

Hospitality and Tourism Management

3

FIN 6394

Internship in Finance

3


Academic Track Curriculum

Core Courses (24 hours)

FIN 6300

Financial Administration

3

ECON 6203

Microeconomics

3

ECON 6204

Macroeconomics

3

FIN 6311

Corporate Financial Theory

3

FIN 6312

Investments

3

FIN 6303

Financial Markets & Investments

3

QMBE 6280

Mathematics in Financial Economics

3

QMBE 6281

Econometrics I

3

Elective Courses (6 hours)

 

How to Apply

Successful applicants have an educational background in Business or a related field and a 2.75 GPA for undergraduate coursework.

  1. Online application for admission ($40 application fee)
  2. Official transcripts from each 4-year institution attended