12 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Finance - Accelerated Master's Program from University of Arizona requires 36 credit hours of graduate coursework in Finance (i.e., 12 500-level finance courses). Graduation for AMP-MSF students starting in the fall of their BSBA-Finance senior year is intended to be May of the following year.

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Students in the Finance - Accelerated Master's Program from University of Arizona take one graduate MSF course each semester of their senior year, one each fall and spring, The specific graduate finance course depends on the planned MSF track of study. These two courses count toward both the BSBA-Finance and AMP-MSF degrees.

The department offers two tracks in our MSF program, Investment Management and Corporate Finance. Planning your curricula around these tracks enhances your job opportunities. The department's tracks are designed to help you establish a plan and communicate your plan with recruiters through your resume, cover letters, and interviews.

The Master's in Finance Program at the University of Arizona has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree programs incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding the Candidate Body of Knowledge and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams. 

The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association®, the global leader in alternative investment education, and the University of Arizona have formed a strategic partnership between the CAIA Association and the University’s Eller College of Management. The MSF program covers at least 60% of the CAIA exam curriculum.


The department offers programs leading to a Master of Science in Finance (MSF) and the Doctor of Philosophy degree with a major in Management and a concentration in Finance (Finance Ph.D.). The department also participates in the program leading to the Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.

Graduation for students starting in the fall is intended to be mid-August or December of the following year. Students wishing to enroll part-time can contact the department for details.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Financial Statement Analysis for Investment Management   
  • Investment Analysis                         
  •  Advanced Risk Management and Derivatives                   
  •  Fixed Income                                                                
  • International Finance                   
  • Applied Risk Management                                         
  • Empirical Finance Methods                                             
  • Portfolio Management Theory                                         

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Affidavit of Domicile (Arizona residents complete with application)
  • Proof of Financial Resources (international students)
  • Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • 1 Letters of Reference: Name and contact information
  • Transcripts from all colleges/universities, except UA, if not included on UA transcript as transfer credit

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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