College of Business > Academics > Department of Finance > Graduate Programs > Finance (MS)
Your career in finance is waiting for you. With an MS in Finance, you’ll learn to develop strategic financial objectives, improve investment decisions, design financial instruments, manage corporate risk and seize new business opportunities.
Earn your master’s in Finance and gain sought-after skills such as
For international students: this program is a
STEM-designated program, which can qualify you to extend your post-graduation stay in the United States.
Our campus is in the heart of Chicago's business and financial district, allowing you to find work opportunities in the same setting in which you are learning.
Submit an online application, essay, résumé and official transcripts.
You’ll take 12 courses: nine required courses and three electives, totaling 48 credit hours.
of 2017 full-time employed Kellstadt graduates were in jobs related to their field
Chair and Director of Richard H. Driehaus Center for Behavioral Finance, Hongjun Yan conducts research on asset pricing in the presence of frictions, including market imperfections and bounded rationality. In his classroom, he emphasizes teaching his students when and how to apply models, as well as when not to.
"A Kellstadt MBA helped me transition easily from a career in the legal field to one in finance, and it helped me build upon my professional network in the Chicago financial community."
Graduates have access to DePaul's extensive finance alumni network that includes executives at some of the nation's largest institutions. Students and alumni have access to DePaul's finance industry-related centers, including the Arditti Center for Risk Management, Center for Financial Services and Driehaus Center for Behavioral Finance.
Graduate school is an investment in your future. Kellstadt awarded more than $3 million to incoming students last year. Learn more about scholarship opportunities available to you.
For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at
(312) 362-8810 or
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