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Master of Science in Finance

​Become a financial management professional

With a Master of Science in Finance from DePaul University, you’ll be prepared to develop strategic financial objectives, improve investment decisions, design financial instruments, manage corporate risk and seize new business opportunities.

You'll also gain sought-after skills in financial decision-making and solutions development, master the use of financial evaluation tools and instruments, and learn how to develop proposals for profitability and productivity.

Course Type Credit Hours Course
Core 4 FIN 555 Financial Management
Core 4 FIN 617 Tools of Finance Analytics
Core 4 FIN 523 Investment Analysis
Core 4 FIN 524 Financial Statement Analysis
Core 4 FIN 553 Advanced Corporate Finance
Core 4 FIN XXX International Money & Capital Markets
Core 4 FIN XXX Islamic Finance
Elective 4 FIN XXX Advanced Financial Analytics
Elective 4 FIN XXX FinTech
Elective 4 FIN XXX Real Estate Finance
Chicago seminar 8 Experiential learning in Chicago: company visits, speaker series, real-world applications

Total Program Hours Required: 48

Application form

Essay that explains your interest in the program and your professional goals

C.V. that summarizes your work experience and educational background

Copy of official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions you have attended

English proficiency test (TOEFL or IETLS) for students who completed the BS/BA in a language other than English

Copy of passport and CPR (for Bahraini citizens)

Undergraduate coursework with C or better in:

   o Principles of financial accounting 

   o Principles of microeconomics 

   o Principles of macroeconomics

   o Statistics 

Students who have not demonstrated these competencies through previous coursework are required to achieve these competencies prior registration for the core courses. 

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Tentatively scheduled to begin in October 2021.

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