The M.S. in Finance is a 36-credit, fully online program designed for students interested in developing and improving their professional competencies and skills in various finance related disciplines to increase their marketability.
The curriculum is designed with a focus on international perspective and a strong commitment to the high ethical standards required in the finance field. It provides students with state of art skills and knowledge necessary to compete in the increasingly challenging business environment. Additionally, a significant portion of the core curriculum with appropriate electives covers the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute's Candidate Body of Knowledge. The program offers three tracks: Corporate Finance, International Finance, and General Finance.
Ideal for those working or planning to work in the following areas:
- Commercial and retail banking
- Investment banking
- Security analysis and brokerage
- Corporate finance, venture capital and corporate restructuring
- Security trading and risk management
- Financial services and consulting
- Government financial auditors
- Financial information systems and data providers
- Program Design
This 36-credit hour program is delivered through online instruction, providing flexibility and convenience for working professionals and adult learners. You may complete the program on a full-time or part-time schedule. Full-time enrollment for students who want to complete the program in 20 months requires enrolling in 9 credits per term and in 3 to 6 credits during the summer terms. Part-time students may complete the program in 24-27 months.
About the School
SUNY Empire was established in 1971 by the SUNY Board of Trustees and then-chancellor and future United States Commissioner of Education Ernest L. Boyer as a distinctive statewide SUNY institution foc ... Read More