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Online MS in Finance

Further your finance career with a degree designed for working professionals.

This rigorous and comprehensive graduate program offers in-depth training in the constantly evolving field of finance. The curriculum goes beyond a solid foundation of financial principles and theory, focusing on new concepts and trends like cryptocurrencies and blockchain. The certificates and degree in our online Master of Science in Finance program have a concentration in corporate finance and investments and are distinguished by renowned financial faculty members and a best-in-class digital learning experience.

Three levels of credentials • Build your resume as you go with progression through graduate certificate, advanced graduate certificate and degree.

Personalized, propriety online learning platform • learn.WashU (developed by our Center for Digital Education) provides you with engaging course sessions and a state-of-the-art user experience. Learn more

A university respected worldwide • A degree from WashU is well respected and will open doors throughout your career.

Career resources • Expert career services professionals will partner with you to help you achieve your career goals. Learn more

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Online MS in Finance at a Glance

Make your mark with one of the best finance master’s programs.

Online Finance Curriculum

Build your resume while you progress through the program with three stackable credentials.

Graduate Certificate/8 months/9 credits

Financial Markets
Advanced Corporate Finance I–Valuation
Advanced Corporate Finance II–Financing

Investment Theory
Business Analysis Using Financial Statements
Advanced Business Analysis Using Financial Statements

Advanced Graduate Certificate/8 months/10.5 credits

Data Analysis, Forecasting and Risk Analysis
Options and Futures
Fixed Income Securities

International Finance
Mergers and Acquisitions
Derivative Securities

Degree/8 months/10.5 credits

Professional Business Communication
Venture Capital Methods
Data Analysis for Investments
Behavioral Finance

Private Equity Methods
Hedge Fund Strategies
Risk Management and Insurance


Classes meet two nights a week from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. CT.

Before you begin the program, foundational coursework will prepare you for your degree study.

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A mastery of finance language

Career Outlook and Support

You’ll take your career to the next level with our online master in finance degree. With enhanced mathematical ability, data interpretation skill and financial statement expertise, you’ll be prepared to tackle challenges in whatever role you choose—from a financial, investment banking or business analyst to an equity research associate. Typical roles for this career path include treasury, corporate development, financial planning, corporate finance, social investing, investor relations and investment banking.

You’ll also have career resources available throughout the degree program and beyond. Once you’ve completed the graduate certificate, tap into the dedicated career coaches and industry experts in the Weston Career Center—they’ll partner with you to achieve your career goals. Learn more about career resources