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Master of Finance

Rigorous Curriculum - Flexible Format

Housed in the University’s AACSB-accredited Kania School of Management, the Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program is designed for individuals interested in careers in financial or investment management and can help prepare students for professional certifications, including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.

The rigorous curriculum and flexible format are ideal for working professionals who wish to join the field or gain a competitive edge.

A Growing Need

Overall, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for financial analysts is expected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.

The median annual wage for financial analysts as of 2016 was $81,760, with the top 10 percent earning more than $165,100. Professionals with ethics-focused training may also be in greater demand.

AACSB Accreditation

The Kania School of Management is fully accredited by the AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). AACSB accredititation is a seal of approval that reflects the quality of a business school and ensures that students are learning relevant materials.

We are the only university in Northeastern Pennsylvania to receive this accreditation. Worldwide, only five percent of business schools hold this accreditation.

Nationally Recognized

Results, reputation and ethics drive our business school education. In addition to being nationally recognized for excellence and student engagement, we have been named among the:

  • "Best Business Schools" - The Princeton Review
  • "Top 10 master's universities in the North" for 25 consecutive years" - U.S. News & World Report
  • "Top 15 in the nation for general management" - Entrepreneur Magazine