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Financial Services

Saint Joseph's University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
1043 USD/credit
1043 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science in Financial Services Program at Saint Joseph's University is designed to prepare students for success in the fast-paced, dynamic financial industry. As one of few programs in the nation that is both AACSB-accredited and CFP-certified*, this top-ranked program offers students advanced credentials by building on professional planning, analytical and financial experience.

Overview

Saint Joseph's CFP-certified* program teaches aspiring and experienced professionals about more than best practices. Students graduate prepared to create solutions, introduce new capabilities, improve client relationships, and ultimately, contribute to their organization's bottom line. Critical expertise in the areas of:

  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Institutions and Capital Markets
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Risk Management
  • Pension and Benefits Administration
  • International Finance
  • Tax Planning for Management Decision Making
  • Stakeholder Theory and Social Responsibility

Students have the flexibility of attending evening classes at the University's main campus in Philadelphia or taking classes online.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Shareholder Value Management
  • Financial Institutions and Capital Markets
  • Portfolio Management
  • Tax Planning for Management Decision Making 
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Personal Insurance Planning 
  • Pension and Benefits Administration 
  • Estate Planning 
  • Risk Management 
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • International Finance 
  • Security Analysis of Investments 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Derivative Markets 
  • Finance Study Tour 
  • Financial Plan Development Capstone
  • Topics in Finance
  • Stakeholder Theory and Social Responsibility

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

A completed application includes:

  • Official Transcripts for all credits earned (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Application Fee: $35.00 
  • Personal Statement
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores (test must be taken within the last 7 years)
    • The GMAT exam requirement can be waived under certain circumstances. 
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      1043 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1043 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      1043 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1043 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

    Funding

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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    Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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