The Master of Science in Business with concentration in finance program is primarily designed for students who possess an undergraduate degree in business, although some well-prepared students may possess an undergraduate degree in economics or a technical background in mathematics or engineering. By specializing in finance you will gain extensive training and skills in financial decision making in the areas of corporate financial management, investments and security analysis, international finance, funds management in financial institutions, and derivatives.
500 and 600 level courses are offered in the evening either one evening per week from 7-9:40pm or twice a week from 5:30-6:45pm. All business courses are held in Snead Hall. The flexibility of our program allows student to enroll full-time or part-time per semester depending on their preference.
*As of the Spring 2010 semester, the advanced program curriculum consists of 30 credit hours. There is 1 free elective. 500-level foundation courses cannot be counted as electives.
To view the complete curriculum for this program, please visit the Graduate Bulletin
To view course descriptions and prerequisites, please visit the VCU Courses database.
Program Summary Sheet for students beginning spring 2010: MS Business Finance [PDF]
To learn about faculty and department activities, visit the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate Department website.