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.
Prerequisites for the MSF Program
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:
Satisfactory completion of the college residency
Satisfactory completion of the 9 required courses and 3
All courses for credit toward the degree must be
completed within six calendar years after the candidate’s first term of
enrollment in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. After a lapse of
six years a course is expired. An expired course is not acceptable for the
purpose of satisfaction of degree requirements and is not applicable to
the degree without the written approval of the director of the program or
the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.
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