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Combined Bachelor's and Master's in Finance

The combined bachelor’s + master’s degree program allows students to complete any bachelor's degree from DePaul University and a Master of Science in Finance from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in as little as five years.

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​The combined Bachelor's + Master's degree programs allow students to complete 12 graduate credit hours while still undergraduates. These 12 graduate credit hours will count toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Undergraduate DePaul Degree + Finance (MSF)

The Master of Science in Finance program will provide you with the skills necessary to succeed as a financial management professional. You will develop a detailed understanding of modern financial markets and the instruments and tools used in the industry. Courses in the program develop expertise in corporate finance, derivatives valuation, ethics, financial management, investment analysis, quantitative methods and risk management.


This program is available to all DePaul Undergraduates with a strong academic record. For admission to the combined program, applicants will need to provide: 

  • A completed application submitted to the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (application fee will be waived),
  • A current resume/curriculum vitae summarizing their work experience and educational background, no more than 2 pages in length, and
  • A personal statement outlining their personal goals in pursuing the MS degree program, no more than 2 pages in length.
  • A complete transcript of undergraduate courses.

The admissions committee may require applicants to participate in a personal interview.

Upon admission to the program students will take the following three courses while still enrolled as undergraduate students:

Course Title Quarter Hours

Upon successful completion of the undergraduate degree and the three courses above, students complete the Master of Science in Finance by taking 36 additional credit hours at the graduate level.

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  • Program of study: MS Finance – combined bachelor’s + master’s degree program
  • Entry term: quarter after bachelor’s degree completion/full matriculation to Kellstadtt
  • Documents waived: letters of recommendation, and application fee (résumé and statement of purpose required)