The Master of Science in Finance program focuses on helping students gain advanced technical knowledge and skills in a range of financial areas. Students should develop an understanding of the factors that influence high-level decision making and are provided with opportunities to develop and implement their critical thinking skills to solve complex financial problems.
The program is designed to prepare graduates to make quality decisions based on the analysis of financial information. The curriculum encourages students to be lifelong learners and addresses the evolving professional skills of master’s degree students.
The general program is designed to help develop specific skills in the areas of financial planning, corporate finance, banking, financial markets, and investment management. Completion of this program may be especially beneficial for those who wish to pursue a variety of opportunities in the financial service sector.
This program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue employment in the field, or for jobs in related fields, the specific job titles of which may not be represented in the program title. Although Kaplan University will assist students with job placement, finding a job is the individual responsibility of the student. The University does not guarantee that any student will be placed in any particular job, eligible for job advancement opportunities, or employed at all.
While the program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue continued graduate- or doctorate-level education, the University cannot guarantee that students will be granted admission to any graduate or doctoral programs.
The Master of Science in Finance program consists of a minimum of 52 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be awarded a master of science degree.