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Combined Bachelor's and Master of Science 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.

​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.

Admission

This program is available to all DePaul Undergraduates who have met the prerequisites for admission. For admission to the combined program, applicants will need to provide: 

  • A completed application submitted to the Finance Department (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.

Students must complete FIN 310 and all of its prerequisites with no course grade lower than B- to be considered for admission to the combined degree program.  In addition, it is strongly recommended that students complete FIN 393: FINANCE INTERNSHIP, or provide evidence of equivalent work experience prior to their graduation quarter.  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:

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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