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Finance, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 20 months
    Duration
Online
The M.S. in Finance from SUNY/Empire State College is a 36-credit, fully online program designed for students interested in developing and improving their professional competencies and skills in various finance related disciplines to increase their marketability. 

About

The curriculum is designed with a focus on international perspective and a strong commitment to the high ethical standards required in the finance field. It provides students with state of art skills and knowledge necessary to compete in the increasingly challenging business environment. 

Additionally, a significant portion of the core curriculum with appropriate electives covers the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute's Candidate Body of Knowledge. The program offers three tracks: Corporate Finance, International Finance, and General Finance.

Career options:

The M.S. in Finance from SUNY/Empire State College is ideal for those working or planning to work in the following areas:

  • Commercial and retail banking
  • Investment banking
  • Security analysis and brokerage
  • Corporate finance, venture capital and corporate restructuring
  • Security trading and risk management
  • Financial services and consulting
  • Government financial auditors
  • Financial information systems and data providers

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Management 
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance 
  • Financial Economics 
  • Investment Analysis
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods in Finance 
  • International Financial Management
  • Strategies of Financial Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 20 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 27 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Application Materials

  • A single integrative essay
  • Current resume'
  • Two recommendations, at least one from your current direct supervisor or appropriate alternative with the ability to discuss your career and professional goals and skills; a second letter may come from members of the faculty with whom you have worked or who know you well
  • Official transcripts from regionally accredited colleges/universities attended: 
  • Non-refundable $50 application/orientation fee
  • Interview

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6785 USD per semester and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5655 USD per semester and a duration of 20 months.
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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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