University of La Verne

24 months
750 USD/credit
750 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The mission of the Master of Science in Finance is to provide students with a broad understanding of financial economics, and the ability to examine and solve complex finance problems.


Learning Goals

Students in the M.S. Finance will graduate with:

  • solid interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills;
  • a commitment to an ethical and socially responsible behavior in financial markets;
  • the ability to utilize a holistic view of analysis and the development of complex finance models;
  • problem solving and decision-making skills in a dynamic environment;
  • an understanding of the interrelationships between the theoretical and functional areas of finance; and
  • the ability to innovate and generate solutions for unstructured and complex problems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Fundamentals 
  • Economics for Decision Making 
  • Quantitative and Statistical Analysis 
  • Business Finance 
  • Business Management 
  • Business Marketing 
  • Cost Accounting 
  • Economics of the Firm 
  • Managerial Finance 
  • Theory of Finance 
  • Derivatives 
  • Investments 
  • Econometrics for Finance 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Letters of recommendation attesting to academic/professional competency.
  • Demonstrated ability to write at an acceptable level for graduate study.
  • Completed application with non-refundable application fee. Fees submitted from outside the United States must be in international money orders written in US dollars (please ensure the applicant’s name is included on the money order).
  • Statement of Purpose: Provide approximately a 200 word essay outlining goals for graduate study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    750 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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