12 months
30700 USD/year
30700 USD/year
18800 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Finance from California State University Long Beach is for students and professionals who want to advance and develop their knowledge of financial issues and meet the requirements for CFA certification.


Finance from California State University Long Beach provides an intensive and fast-track 30-unit degree program to enable its cohort students to earn their graduate degree in 12 months. It is designed to help students identify and analyze various financial management issues to make optimal strategic decisions in today’s global economy. 


  • Appraiser 
  • Assessor 
  • Bank Manager 
  • Chief Financial Officer 
  • Credit Manager 
  • Financial Analyst 
  • Financial Planner 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Finance 
  • Financial Analysis and Reporting 
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Investments 
  • Financial Institutions and Ethics 
  • Equity Securities and Valuation 
  • Derivatives 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Use Cal State Apply to file your application before the Application deadlines 
  • Pay a non-refundable $70 fee 
  • Submit your official transcripts electronically 
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or greater   
  • GMAT/GRE Test  
  • Resumé
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Short Answer Personal Statement (1500 characters max)
  • Video Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30700 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    30700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30700 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18800 USD for the full programme during 12 months.


Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 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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