Solve complex financial problems with a Master of Science in Finance. Whether you are looking to advance your career or break into a new area of business, you’ll be positioned to compete for some of the most lucrative and competitive jobs on the market. This program is perfect for those with undergraduate preparation in business, economics, or STEM fields, and is open to others after pre-requisite coursework.
Credit Hours: 30 | Courses: 10 |
Program Length: 9 Months Full-Time
Why get a master’s degree in finance?
There is a critical need for finance professionals educated with the analytical, problem-solving, and ethical skills necessary to navigate their fields and lead their organizations. An M.S. in finance is perfect if you who wish to build and deepen your foundation of financial knowledge and develop the highest level of skills in financial modeling, investment analysis, programming, and the communication of complex financial information. If you hold a bachelor’s degree from any major and have strong motivation and good quantitative skills, you can apply for the M.S. in finance program.
Why choose UNH’s M.S. in finance program?
Specialized: Three tracks allow you to focus on financial analytics and fintech, investments, or design your own path.
STEM Designated: With a STEM-designated focus on mathematical finance, international students will graduate from the M.S. in finance program and be able to apply for a 24-month OPT STEM Extension to the 12-month Optional Practical Training Program (OPT) period, allowing you to work in the United States for up to 36 months after graduation with no additional visa requirement.
CFA Prep: The curriculum helps prepare you for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam.
AACSB Accredited: AACSB is the hallmark of excellence in business education, a distinction earned by fewer than 5% of the world's business schools.
4 + 1 option: As an undergraduate student you can complete prerequisites giving you a jump-start on your graduate degree.
Potential career areas
- Financial analyst
- Hedge fund management
- Investment banking
- Personal financial advisor
- Risk management
- Securities, commodities, and finance services sales
- Wealth management