12 months
25792 USD/year
25792 USD/year
10520 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The growth and demand for highly trained, competent professionals in the dynamic field of finance is greater now than ever before. The STEM-designated, Master of Finance program from Colorado State University teaches how to apply quantitative methods to the complex discipline of finance with an emphasis on building job-ready skills.

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This Finance program from Colorado State University is rigorous and practical featuring a comprehensive study of real-world corporate and investment risk measurement and management. 

You’ll become proficient in the theoretical principles, processes and practices of modern finance, and learn to apply them in real-world scenarios.

You’ll gain the ability to gather, assess and communicate financial data to guide business and investment decisions, and graduate prepared to sit for industry exams.

STEM Classification

This degree program meets the federal definition of a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) classification which gives international students the opportunity to gain on-the-job-learning that supplements knowledge gained in your academic studies through STEM optional practical training (OPT).

Finance Technology Lab

Hands-on experience with industry tools in our world-class finance lab is essential to your practical learning. In our finance lab, we introduce quantitative methods and resources in financial modeling and decision-making while demonstrating the latest tools. You’ll learn VBA, R and Stata and analyze real-time data using our 16 Bloomberg terminals.

Positive Job Outlook

According to U.S. News and World Report’s Best Business Jobs list, job outcomes of this program including financial manager, financial analyst and financial advisor careers are among the top 15 best business jobs, with average annual starting salaries above $80,000 and a median salary of more than $125,000 by mid-career.


  • AACSB 
  • GARP

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Institutions Management
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • Investments
  • Derivative and Analysis
  • International Finance
  • Financial Modeling
  • Advances in Financial Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited four-year institution in any field with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • Prerequisite coursework or waiver
  • Satisfactory GMAT or GRE scores
  • International applicants: satisfactory English proficiency test scores
  • Written communication skills
  • Demonstrated capability, skills, and goals

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12896 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    25792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12896 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5260 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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