Master of Finance Header

Master of Finance Overview

View our: Core Courses | Elective Courses

The Master of Finance program curriculum provides a general core of courses to provide individuals with a solid finance foundation.  A suite of electives allow students the flexibility to specialize in a particular area of finance, depending on career objectives.  Students may specialize in key areas such as Asset Management, Corporate Finance, Risk Management or General Finance.

There are opportunities for students to enhance their finance education by taking advantage of experiential learning projects, where individuals can apply their academic knowledge into real-world applications.  Such opportunities include faculty led projects, case competitions, World Bank Project and student-run funds.

Core Courses

BUSI 640, Financial Management (2 credits)

BUFN740, Capital Markets (2 credits)

BUFN 750, Valuation in Corporate Finance (2 credits)

BUFN 758F, Financial Econometrics (4 credits)

BUFN 761, Derivative Securities (2 credits)

Elective Courses

In addition to the 12 credits of core finance courses, students will be able to take 18 credits of finance electives within a specific specializations. Please see the specializations and course descriptions below.

Corporate Finance

Asset Management

BUFN 751: Financial Strategy for Corporations

BUFN 752: Financial Restructuring

BUFN 753: Corporate Governance

BUFN 754: Corporate Risk Management

BUFN 755: Entrepreneurial Finance and Private Equity

BUFN 770: International Investment

BUFN 771: International Corporate and Project Finance

BUFN 758: Special Topics in Corporate Finance (4 credits)*

BUFN 760: Applied Equity Analysis

BUFN 762: Fixed Income

BUFN 763: Portfolio Management

BUFN 764: Quantitative Investment Strategies

BUFN 766: Financial Engineering

BUFN 773: Institutional Asset Management

BUFN 758: Introduction to Market Microstructure*

BUFN 758: Special Topics in Asset Management (4 credits)*

Risk Management

General Finance

BUFN 751: Financial Strategy for Corporations

BUFN 754: Corporate Risk Management

BUFN 762: Fixed Income

BUFN 763: Portfolio Management

BUFN 765: Fixed Income Derivatives

BUFN 772: Bank Management

BUFN 758: Introduction to Market Microstructure*

BUFN 758: Special Topics in Risk Management (4 credits)*

BUFN 751: Financial Strategy for Corporations

BUFN 752: Financial Restructuring

BUFN 754: Corporate Risk Management

BUFN 760: Applied Equity Analysis

BUFN 762: Fixed Income

BUFN 763: Portfolio Management

BUFN 773: Institutional Asset Management

BUFN 758: Current Topics in Finance (4 credits)*

*New Course

AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5% of the more than 16,000 schools worldwide granting business degrees have earned AACSB Accreditation. AACSB Accredited