9 months
59488 USD/full
57288 USD/full
37608 USD/full
Tuition fee
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In only nine months, the Finance MSc program from Arizona State University delivers a leading-edge curriculum balanced between finance and asset/portfolio management. You'll be prepared for a range of career opportunities, including corporate finance, risk management, money management, financial planning, investment banking, consulting, or real estate.


The Finance MSc program from Arizona State University is one of the few advanced finance degrees offered by a top-ranked business school, and is a member of CFA University Recognition Program, positioning you to sit for the CFA exams. As a STEM-certified program, eligible MS-FIN graduates on student visas have access to an Optional Practical Training (OPT) extension for up to 36 months. This longer work authorization term may help international students gain additional real-world skills and experience in the U.S.

With an investment of $15 million in career services by the W. P. Carey Foundation, you will have more opportunities to meet with career coaches and employers one-on-one, as well as a broader range of resources you can use during the program and after you graduate.

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook (2019) states, employment for financial analysts is projected to grow 4% to 6% between 2018 and 2028.

The Master of Science program in finance includes the essential academic preparation for students who are interested in pursuing professional careers in corporate finance, risk management, money management, financial planning, investment banking, consulting or real estate.

Career examples include:

  • budget analyst
  • financial analyst
  • financial manager
  • investment specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics for Managers
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Finance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Investment Strategies
  • Derivatives
  • Fixed Income
  • International Finance
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Risk Management in Banks and Financial Institutions
  • Entrepreneurial Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the W. P. Carey School of Business.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or masters degree from a regionally accredited institution in business and management, economics, statistics, computer science or other types of science, engineering, technology and mathematics degree areas.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 credit hours or 90 quarter hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • GMAT or GRE test scores
  • one letter of recommendation
  • short answer questions
  • current resume
  • proof of English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59488 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59488 USD for the full programme during 9 months.
  • National

    57288 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 57288 USD for the full programme during 9 months.
  • In-State

    37608 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37608 USD for the full programme during 9 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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