M.Sc. Online


Johnson & Wales University

24 months
786 USD/credit 23580 USD/year
786 USD/credit 23580 USD/year
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More than ever before, finance professionals need extensive training to be successful. And at the Finance program of Johnson & Wales University, that’s exactly what you’ll get. This online program will teach you how to make the most of complex financial software and theory to help you find value for your clients.


As a student in the Finance program of Johnson & Wales University, you can choose one of two tracks designed to help you become a financial planner or a Chartered Financial Analyst.

If your interest lies in financial planning, it's important to know that JWU offers the CFP Certification Professional Education Program. This program is registered with the CFP Board, which means that students can meet the Education requirement and qualify to sit for CFP® Certification Examination administered by the CFP Board. Only about 200 institutions of higher education nationwide meet such a requirement.

What you'll learn

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Apply knowledge of financial theories and practices to solve organizational and consumer economic challenges.
  • Apply appropriate quantitative and qualitative methods to solve financial problems.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills as a foundation for lifelong learning.
  • Critique and interpret financial data to assess and improve entity performance within a moral and ethical framework.

Why earn your Master of Science - Finance degree with JWU?

  • Earn your degree at your own pace in as little as 15 months with our accelerated schedule
  • Professionally accredited faculty with subject matter expertise worked closely with the thought leaders in the field to design a program that mirrors the needs of today’s market demands
  • Specialize in one of two areas designed to help you become a financial planner or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Embrace the flexibility of a fully online program and take your career to the next level
  • If you have a GPA of 2.85 or higher, you are not required to take the GMAT.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Management
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Retirement Planning
  • Financial Reporting & Control
  • Fundamentals of Investment & Portfolio Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Your Free Application
    • Upon application, your dedicated online admissions associate will send you an electronic Transcript Request Form(s) via Docusign to sign, which will allow JWU to request your transcript(s) on your behalf. (If your school requires additional information to process the request, you will be notified by the admissions team.) JWU must receive transcripts, diplomas, and/or certifications from all postsecondary schools, so you may receive more than one Docusign request to complete.
    • Applicants must submit two recommendations
    • You can complete your statement of purpose completely online

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 786 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 786 USD per credit during 24 months.


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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