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Purdue Global

M.Sc. Online
24 months
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485 USD/credit
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The world of finance is constantly evolving. To pursue senior and leadership positions, you must have advanced credentials, skills, and knowledge. The Finance program is offered by Purdue Global.

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Overview

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.

The Finance program is offered by Purdue Global.

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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • 20 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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.

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.

Funding

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