12 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Finance degree offered by the University of Arizona requires 36 credit hours of graduate coursework in Finance (either 10 courses plus a 6 credit hour project, completed in pairs, or 12 courses).

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The department offers four tracks in our  Master of Science in Finance degree offered by the University of Arizona, Investment Management-Fixed Income-Corporate Finance-Real Estate 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.

Educational Opportunity

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.

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

More details
  • First Round : Fall: October 15
  • First Round : Fall: December 1
  • Third Round - All Applicants: Fall: February 1
  • Fourth Round - As Seats Available: Fall: April 15
  • Final Application Round - International Students: Fall: June 1
  • Final Application Round - U.S./Permanent Resident Students: Fall: July 1


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Affidavit of Domicile (Arizona residents complete with application)
  • Proof of Financial Resources (international students)
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letters of Reference: Names and contact information
  • Transcripts from all colleges/universities, except UA
  • GMAT (or GRE) results
  • TOEFL (international students only; School Code 4832)

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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