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Finance, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The world of finance is constantly evolving. To pursue senior and leadership positions, you must have advanced credentials, skills, and knowledge. 


Our online master’s degree is designed to help you excel in all areas of this increasingly complex and diversified field. If you already have a bachelor's degree and want to advance your career, our master’s program can prepare you with the strategic skills and business expertise you’ll need to compete.

Purdue Global’s online master's degree in finance program provides comprehensive training—including assignments, reports, presentations, and group projects—to prepare you with the knowledge and skills to find solutions to real-life financial situations. You will study how to:

  • Use financial and other information to make and justify business decisions.
  • Identify financial risk and create a plan to minimize exposure.
  • Apply financial theory to facilitate overall guidance of an organization and improve day-to-day processes such as the interpretation of financial data.
  • Comply with laws, regulations, and financial principles while developing and living by a personal code of ethics.
  • Compose and report clear and accurate financial information to stakeholders.

Degree Concentrations

Concentrations are built into the program requirements to help you develop proficiencies that can apply to your future profession. Choose from two concentrations:

  • Financial analysis: Gain the skills relevant to portfolio management and investment analysis.
  • Financial planning: Develop financial plans, evaluating the appropriate principles, concepts, and frameworks for financial decision making.

Career Opportunities

Earning your online master's degree in finance at Purdue Global can help you develop valuable skills that could be applied to a broad range of financial positions in a variety of work environments†:

  • Banks
  • Finance companies
  • Insurance companies
  • Security dealers
  • Credit unions
  • For-profit and nonprofit businesses
  • Federal, state, or local government

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Communications
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Risk Analysis and Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Investment and Securities Analysis
  • Retirement Planning
  • Fixed-Income and Futures Investing
  • Portfolio Management
  • Graduate Capstone in Finance

                        Detailed Programme Facts

                        • Programme intensity Part-time
                          • Average part-time duration 24 months
                          • Intensity 20 hrs/week
                        • Languages
                          • English
                        • Delivery mode

                        English Language Requirements

                        • Minimum required score:


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                        General Requirements

                        To enroll in the Master of Science in Finance, you must possess a bachelor’s degree in finance from an accredited college or university or 45 credits of undergraduate coursework across the ACBSP's Common Professional Components (CPC) and foundational coursework in finance.

                        Getting a Student Visa

                        This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

                        Tuition Fee

                        • International

                          485 USD/credit
                          Tuition Fee
                          Based on the original amount of 485 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                        • National

                          485 USD/credit
                          Tuition Fee
                          Based on the original amount of 485 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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