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Banking and Financial Services

Northern State University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
616 USD/credit
471 USD/credit
329 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Northern State University is the only accredited institution to offer a master of science degree in Banking and Financial Services.

Overview

In NSU’s Master of Science in Banking and Financial Services program, you’ll study the business of banking. You’ll learn how bankers best serve customers’ financial needs through business performance evaluations. You’ll also study the inner workings of banking and financial institutions, and the economic environment in which they operate.

Graduates are prepared for careers in all aspects of the financial services industry: commercial banking, insurance, credit unions, investments, regulation and consumer finance.

NSU’s banking and financial services faculty have extensive experience in money center and community commercial banking organizations, where they gained hands-on experience in lending, bank operations, bank management, investments, financial planning, trust operations, law, and bank regulation. This industry experience, coupled with the academic theories behind the operations and practices of the industry, will give you a strong foundation on which to build career success.

Northern State University program enjoys the strong support of local, state and regional banking and financial service professionals, many of whom employ our graduates.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the program can expect to find opportunities as financial managers, lenders, compliance officers, analysts, personal financial advisors, and insurance underwriters.

Students are counseled by advisers and instructors on potential career paths, as well as internship and post-graduation employment opportunities. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Accounting and Business Law
  • Accounting for Banking
  • Banking and Financial Markets
  • Communication and Team Dynamics
  • Marketing and Financial Services
  • Credit Analysis
  • Lending
  • International Economics and Banking
  • Applied Econometrics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

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.
2.75

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.
79
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you'd like to pursue a master's degree at Northern, please declare this intent when admitted to graduate study. The minimum grade point average for admission to a master's degree program is a cumulative 2.75 for bachelor's degree work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    616 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 616 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    471 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 471 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    329 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 329 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.

Due for update

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Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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