Master of Science in Finance

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Why Study Finance?

In an ever-evolving financial world, expertise and strategic thinking set professionals apart. Our Master of Science in Finance program is designed to transform you into a sought-after expert who navigates financial complexities with confidence. Here, you won't just learn—you'll apply sophisticated financial theories to real-world scenarios, preparing you to excel in a career that influences the fiscal health and direction of organizations. 

What You'll Learn 

Our immersive courses go beyond theory, encouraging you to apply critical thinking skills to complex financial problems, using contemporary tools and methodologies that today’s finance professionals depend on. This program shapes your ability to dissect and interpret financial statements, navigate the nuances of risk and uncertainty, and make strategic decisions grounded in solid financial analysis. From a managerial perspective, you will master the theories and practices of finance, equipping you to advocate for strategic decisions at the highest organizational levels.

Program Details

View the core requirements for the Master of Science in Finance at Columbia College.

Courses are designed to increase understanding of the factors influencing high-level decision-making and provide students with opportunities to develop and implement their critical thinking skills to solve complex financial problems. 

  • Managerial Analytics 
  • Equity Investments and Security Analysis 
  • Portfolio Theory and Management 
  • Risk Management & Derivative Markets 
  • Fixed Income Investments 
  • Alternative Investments

Flexible Education

Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.


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