Online MS in Finance Curriculum

You can earn your Master of Science in Finance by completing just 30 credits of online classes. This program consists of three stackable credentials and a degree. Live classes meet two nights per week from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. CT. View the ADA synchronous, recorded classes whenever is best for your schedule. 

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

A personalized, propriety online learning platform (developed by our Center for Digital Education) provides you with engaging course sessions and a state-of-the-art user experience. 

Learn more about the Center for Digital Education

Earning an Online Master’s in Finance



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

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

  • Database Design and SQL
  • R and Statistics
  • 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

See the Online MS in Finance curriculum pdf

The cultural atmosphere of Olin attracted me. Here, gaining knowledge and getting scores are a process, not a result. The professors and staff are trying to impart an applicable lifelong learning theory so that, even when we leave Olin, we still have a strong learning ability.

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MS in Business and Finance

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