Master of Science in Business-Finance
Today’s business climate demands individuals who are equipped to manage the intense world of finance. Meeting those demands requires a specialized graduate degree.
The Master of Science in Business-Finance program, with its emphasis on corporate finance and data analytics, encourages motivated and talented students to dive deeper into what it takes to maximize value and mitigate risks when it comes to the financial activities of an organization.
Students will learn how to apply the latest tools and technologies of financial analysis and information systems to solve the challenging problems that they will confront in a global business environment.
Fast-track your degree. Complete your degree in as little as 18 months.
Academically qualified students may take 9-12 credits in fall and spring semesters and up to 6 credits in the summer in order to accelerate their progress through the graduate program.
30-39 credit flexible program
Available as a mix of on-campus, online, and hybrid classes.
Fall: Aug. 15; Spring: Jan. 1; Summer: May 1
See the admission requirements
- NOTE: The GMAT test is optional for admission consideration.
This program is charged at the graduate business tuition rate. Tuition is $841 per credit for in-state and regional residents, and $1,162 per credit for out-of-state residents. Additional fees will be applied. Learn more about tuition and fees.
Did you Know?
The M.S. in Business-Finance program is a great master's program to complement an undergraduate degree in accounting.
Students who complete this degree will have the additional credits necessary to meet the 150-hour requirement to sit for the Certified Public Accountant Examination in many states and to meet the 150 hour CPA licensure requirement in Maryland. Students who pursue the M.S. in Business-Finance are often preparing for professional certifications such as the Chartered Financial Analyst or Certified Financial Planner.
The Merrick School of Business has several program offerings for graduate students.
Master's Degree Programs
M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services
Online M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services
M.S. in Cybersecurity Management
M.S in Nonprofit Management and Social Entrepreneurship (offered jointly with UBalt's College of Public Affairs)
M.S. in Taxation (offered jointly with UBalt's School of Law)
Graduate Certificate Programs
The following post-baccalaureate certificates are linked to the MBA program.
The following post-baccalaureate certificates are linked to the M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services program.
Government Financial Management
Internal Audit Services
Master's Advantage (a post-graduate, non-degree program)