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Wealth Management (MS)

Wealth Management (MS)
Wealth Management (MS)

Guide financial decisions

Through rigorous coursework and real-world case analyses, the Wealth Management MS encompasses all aspects of financial planning, accounting, estate planning and the psychology of financial decision-making. You’ll gain an understanding of complex industry issues and best practices in the classroom along with the practical aspects of wealth management from our dedicated seminar series.

Learn wealth management in the heart of Chicago

You’ll develop skills to become a competitive agent in today’s growing market for professional wealth managers, while building a strong network of industry peers—all from our Loop Campus in Chicago’s business district. You'll also have opportunities to attend industry discussions and networking events hosted by DePaul's Center for Financial Services.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment Quarter Domestic Student Deadline International Student Deadline
Fall August 1 July 1
Winter November 1 October 1
Spring March 1 February 1
Summer May 1 April 1

Admission Requirements

Submit an online application, essay, résumé, official transcripts and GMAT/GRE scores.

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Required Courses

You’ll complete the Wealth Management Boot Camp and 12 other courses.

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Learn from industry professionals

You’ll benefit from the experience of our faculty. Tom Edwalds, a clinical professor, is the executive director of the Fred Arditti Center for Risk Management. In his classes, you'll gain expertise in mortality risk, longevity risk and extreme event risk. You'll also benefit from his 30 plus years of diverse experience in the insurance industry. He has strong connections in organizations like Munich Re, Society of Actuaries and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois.

Alumni Network

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.

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Contact Information

For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at (312) 362-8810 or

Please note that this program is currently not accepting applications.