College of Business > Academics > Department of Finance & Real Estate > Graduate Programs > Finance (MS) > Degree Requirements
The MS in Finance program requires a minimum of 48 credit hours subject to the prerequisite requirement.
Students complete the Master of Science in Finance by taking six core courses and six elective courses in addition to the program prerequisites.
Candidates are expected to demonstrate competency in principles of financial accounting, economics, business calculus and statistics prior to enrollment in the program. Students who have not demonstrated these competencies through previous coursework are required to achieve these competencies prior to registration for the core courses.
Six elective courses are required. At least three of these required electives must be Finance courses. The other three required elective courses are considered free electives and may be satisfied in one of the following ways:
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