College of Business > Academics > Department of Finance > 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 nine core courses and three elective courses in addition to the program prerequisites.
Candidates are expected to demonstrate competency in principles of financial accounting, microeconomics, macroeconomics, 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.
Three elective courses are required. At least two of these required electives must be Finance courses that are not Special Topics courses (designated by FIN 798). One of the three required elective courses is considered an open elective and may be satisfied in one of the following ways:
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