The Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program prepares students for careers in financial analysis and management. This rigorous quantitative program relies on current technology and financial methodologies to analyze complex problems.
The coursework stresses the application of contemporary theories in a global context to develop financial modeling and analytical skills for value creation, leading to innovative solutions, while placing an emphasis on social responsibility and ethical conduct in finance as a means to sustainable economic growth and shared prosperity.
The Carey Part-Time MS in Finance program features:
- Johns Hopkins University world-class faculty and experienced practitioners in the field of finance
- A rigorous quantitative curriculum with emphasis on analytical techniques and their role in sophisticated risk pricing and investment decision-making
- Strong theoretical and practical foundations in the analysis of complex financial instruments, portfolio allocation and risk management, corporate finance, company valuation, and corporate governance
- A significant portion of the curriculum devoted to the CFA Institute’s Candidate Body of Knowledge, preparing our students to sit for the CFA exams
The program requires 36 credits. Part-time students must complete the program within six years. Part-time MSF students have the option of taking courses onsite, online, or a combination of both.
Students enrolled in the online MSF program will be required to take one course with residency, which includes a two day onsite component, to complete their degree. The onsite residency is held at the Carey Business School’s Harbor East campus in Baltimore, MD.
The curriculum for the MSF program includes the following courses. Course sequence and availability of specific electives may vary and not all electives are available online. Students must consult with an academic advisor to ensure that they take courses in the approved sequence. All courses are 2 credits.
|BU.210.620||Accounting and Financial Reporting||2|
|BU.120.601||Business Communication 1||2|
|BU.131.601||Business Leadership and Human Values||2|
|BU.220.620||Economics for Decision Making||2|
|BU.220.610||The Firm and the Macroeconomy||2|
|BU.230.620||Financial Modeling and Valuation||2|
|Select six of the following:||12|
|Advanced Corporate Finance 2|
|Advanced Financial Accounting 2|
|Advanced Hedge Fund Strategies|
|Advanced Portfolio Management 2|
|Big Data Machine Learning|
|Continuous Time Finance|
|Corporate Governance 2|
|Cost Measurement and Control 2|
|Cryptos and Blockchain|
|Data Analytics 2|
|Emerging Markets 2|
|Entrepreneurial Finance 2|
|Financial Crises and Contagion 2|
|Managing Financial Risk 2|
|Mergers and Acquisitions 2|
|Quantitative Financial Analysis 2|
|Wealth Management 2|
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