Financial Services M.S.


The Master of Science in Financial Services Program at Saint Joseph's University is designed to prepare students for success in the fast-paced, dynamic financial industry. As one of few programs in the nation that is both AACSB-accredited and CFP-certified*, this top-ranked program offers students advanced credentials by building on professional planning, analytical and financial experience, along with the strong ethical foundation that is crucial to today’s financial environment.

Saint Joseph's CFP-certified* program teaches aspiring and experienced professionals about more than best practices. Students graduate prepared to create solutions, introduce new capabilities, improve client relationships, and ultimately, contribute to their organization's bottom line. Critical expertise in the areas of:

  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Institutions and Capital Markets
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Risk Management
  • Pension and Benefits Administration
  • International Finance
  • Tax Planning for Management Decision Making
  • Stakeholder Theory and Social Responsibility

Students have the flexibility of attending evening classes at the University's main campus in Philadelphia or taking classes online.

*Saint Joseph's University does not certify individuals - CFP¨ certification is granted solely by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. to individuals who, in addition to completing an educational requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met ethics, experience and examination requirements.

For personalized admissions assistance, please contact Kate Sonstein at 610-660-1690 or