A career in finance can take you almost anywhere you want to go—finance is at the core of business decision-making. The fast pace and the complexity of decision-making in today’s financial environment makes the work endlessly exciting and rewarding.

Program Overview

  • Program Structure: Full-time students will complete 10 core courses. Part-time and online students will complete six core courses and four elective courses.
  • Class Schedule: Classes are held in the daytime, Monday–Friday for full-time students. Classes are held in the evenings, Monday–Thursday for part-time students. Courses may be taken anytime for online students.
  • Time to Complete: 1 year when studying full-time. 21 months when studying part-time. Note: Accelerated 10-, 12-, and 15-month tracks are available. 16 months when studying online.

Unique Features

Technology and innovation are transforming the industry, expanding the definition of what it means to be a financial expert. If you can develop the skills and knowledge necessary to make good financial decisions in these demanding times, you’ll become the kind of leader that companies can’t afford to do without.

Curriculum

The MS in Finance at Northeastern—taught three ways: full-time, part-time, and online—is designed to give you a firm grounding in the essentials of finance along with the creative and entrepreneurial mindset you need to navigate the modern financial landscape. The full-time MS in Finance emphasizes the intersection of technology and business analytics with finance, while the part-time and online MS in Finance are laser-focused on financial theory and practice.

Regardless of which format of our MS in Finance you choose, you’ll develop your financial and analytical knowledge and have an opportunity to serve as a manager or analyst in our student-led mutual fund. You’ll learn from world-class finance scholars and business leaders who understand today’s financial challenges because they’ve experienced them firsthand.

Choose Your Format

Our full-time on-campus program is STEM-designated and F-1 visa compliant—and can be completed in just one year.

Our part-time on-campus program offers a flexible schedule for Boston-area students currently working in finance.

Meet Some Of Our Students

“The thing I enjoy the most about this program is the variety of tech skills that I’ve learned so far. And I’ve become close to the people in my cohort.”

“I wanted to study at a top tier university with a strong academic reputation and an involved team in the Career Center. The D’Amore-McKim School of Business ticked all of the boxes.” says, Robert

“When I told my friends that you can actually run a real fund here, they couldn’t believe it. They had never had that opportunity themselves. It’s a really attractive part of the program and gives you experience in investments that a book can’t teach you.”

Admissions

  • GMAT: You may be eligible to waive the test requirement if you have five or more years of professional experience and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. To learn if you qualify, complete the GMAT waiver.
  • Where do I apply? Apply for a Boston, MA campus program using this application. Apply for an online program using this application.
  • Interview Required? By invitation for Boston campus students. Not required for online students.

Deadlines & Decisions

Find the deadlines and decision dates you need to know. Submit your application by the earliest date possible for priority consideration.

Please visit the Northeastern Student Financial Services page. Click the dropdown under “Graduate Programs” and you will find the rate next to “Business Administration.”

GMAT, GRE and IELTS availability concerns?

If you’re in a country where graduate-level testing has been temporarily suspended and you’re interested in Fall 2020 enrollment, please contact an admissions team member at gradbusiness@northeastern.edu.

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