The Master of Science in Finance at the University of Michigan-Dearborn provides the specialized training required for success in the complex and dynamic financial professions, including careers in corporate finance, financial institutions, and investment management. The program offers expert faculty, expansive opportunities for networking, and the flexibility of evening and on-line course, all from a highly-ranked business school.
Admission is rolling, and you may begin the program in September, January, or May. The degree is open to students with strong quantitative and analytical skills, regardless of their undergraduate major. You may enroll on a full- or part-time basis. University of Michigan-Dearborn BBA students who have been admitted to the MS-Finance may take up to 6 graduate credits during their final semester of the undergraduate program.
Three credits of financial accounting equivalent to the College of Business undergraduate course ACC 298, Financial Accounting.
Applicants must also meet additional admission requirements.
Core Courses (6 courses/18 credits)
Economic Analysis: Firm and Consumer
Choose one of the following:
Financial Statement Analysis
Elective Courses (4 courses/12 credits)
Course Waiver, Exemption and Transfer Credit
Students may be eligible for course waivers or exemptions based on the judgment of the program faculty. Course exemptions are based on previous undergraduate coursework and waivers are based on previous graduate level coursework.
The following courses are eligible for waiver or exemption consideration: ACC 608, BE 530, BE 583, DS 520, FIN 531. The folllowing two courses are eligible for waiver consideration: FIN 581 and FIN 651.
Students who receive exemption(s) are required to replace the exempt credits with approved course(s) from all MS-Finance and Tax courses, ACC 600 level courses, and other graduate courses with approval of the MS-Finance Director. Students who receive an exemption from DS 520 are required to replace the DS 520 exempt credits with FIN or DS 570 or above DS course work.
Transfer credit for up to two graduate courses (up to six credits) can be applied to the program based on previous graduate coursework.