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Finance, MS

Master of Science

US News and World Report - best grad business degree 2023

A Master of Science in Finance delivers the ideal background in financial expertise for future chief financial officers, or CFOs. You will develop the financially sound reasoning needed to achieve the strategic goals of your organization with a focus on business to consumer and business to business transactions.  

The IU Online Master of Science in Finance exposes you to coursework in financial management, quantitative analysis, value creation, economics, risk management, and capital markets. You gain the technical expertise you need to measure and manage the risks and returns of an organization's financial policies, as well as an understanding of the ways an organization can use these policies to achieve its strategic goals. You also learn to view finance as an integral business function, use financial resources efficiently, evaluate the various opportunities for creating value in an organization, understand which financial instruments an organization can use to manage risk and uncertainty, and appreciate how capital markets value financial securities.

Your IU Online MS in Finance prepares you to advance in careers such as:

  • Financial analyst
  • Insurance underwriter
  • Auditor
  • Budget analyst
  • Commercial banker 
  • Financial planner 
  • Portfolio manager 
  • Stockbroker 

Degree Requirements

To graduate with the MS in Finance, you must complete 30 credit hours.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Finance core courses (18 credit hours)
  • Elective courses (12 credit hours) 


To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. A bachelor's degree

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states

To apply to this program:
  • Complete the Kelley Direct Program Application Form.
  • Look for an invitation to interview.
  • Complete the Indiana University Graduate School Application Form, which includes a personal statement (500 words or less), resume, and up to three recommenders.
  • Submit GMAT or GRE scores.
  • Send official transcripts.
  • Submit TOEFL scores, IELTS scores, or Duolingo English Test scores (international students only). 


BUKD-C 520Quantitative Analysis3 Credits
BUKD-C 521Managing Accounting Information for Decision-Making3 Credits
BUKD-C 530Economics for Managers3 Credits
BUKD-C 540Financial Management3 Credits
BUKD-F 741Asset Pricing & Security Valuation3 Credits
BUKD-F 745Valuation & Capital Investment3 Credits
BUKD-F 742International Financial Management3 Credits
BUKD-F 743Financial Risk Management3 Credits
BUKD-F 744Financial Strategy & Corporate Restructuring3 Credits
BUKD-D 734Working Capital Management3 Credits
BUKD-C 543Financial Analysis and Firm Valuation3 Credits
BUKD-F 755Fixed Income and Equity Asset Valuation3 Credits
BUKD-F 760Value Investing and Applied Security Selection3 Credits
BUKD-S 754*Financial Data Analytics1.5 Credits
BUKD-F 754*Financial Data Analytics1.5 Credits
*BUKD-S 754 and BUKD-F 754 must both be taken to meet credit hour minimums. 

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1905.12
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $5715.36

-Rate is determined by program of enrollment.

-Additional fees will apply.

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1905.12
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $5715.36
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