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Finance 

University of Portland

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
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1376 USD/credit
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About

The Finance program offered by Pamplin School of Business at the University of Portland has a rigorous and quantitative curriculum that integrates theories and applications from economics, accounting, mathematics, strategy, and other fields.

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Overview

Students will graduate with well-developed competencies in evaluating complex financial problems, employing statistical and econometric techniques, and recommending financial solutions to stakeholders. 

Structure

The Finance program offered by Pamplin School of Business at the University of Portland  is a 30 credit-hour, or ten semester class, Master of Science degree. The specific focus on finance allows for more flexibility in course work than an accounting/finance dual degree. The coursework overlaps tightly with material covered in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) licensing exams.

Program Highlights: 

  • Integrates theories and applications from economics, accounting, mathematics, and strategy to create a rigorous curriculum
  • Graduates will have well developed competencies in evaluating complex financial problems, employing statistical and economic techniques, and recommending financial solutions to stakeholders
  • Ability to become Bloomberg Certified with access to one of the largest Bloomberg Trading Rooms on the West Coast
  • Curriculum includes topics covered in the CFA and CFP exams
  • 30 hour flexible program structured for the working professional 

Accreditation

Accredited by the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Security and Portfolio Management
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Derivatives and Risk Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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.
88
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).
7
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Credits

30 alternative credits
  • Thesis Option - 27 hours beyond the common body of knowledge; 3-hour thesis course
  • Non-thesis Option - 30 hours beyond the common body of knowledge

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.
3.2
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

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.
88
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).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Goals
  • Current resume
  • Two recommendation forms and letters
  • Official transcripts (from all previously attended academic institutions)
  • A bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university recognized by the University of Portland
  • International Applicants: All foreign degrees will be evaluated by International Student Services prior to an admission decision
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher (on a scale of 4.0)
  • Official GMAT (Minimum quantitative score in the 55 percentile and verbal score of 50 percentile) or GRE (score equivalent to GMAT score)
  • International Applicants: an official score from either the TOEFL (minimum score of 88) or IELTS (minimal score of 7.0) exam is required
  • International Applicants: Proof of financial support will be required to attend the University of Portland, but is not required for application review

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1376 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1376 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1376 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1376 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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