Master of Science in Finance

Format Offered: On Campus or Online 


A Dynamic Degree, for a Dynamic Professional

The Master of Science in Finance at Saint Joseph's University is designed to prepare students for success in the fast-paced, dynamic financial industry. The curriculum is rich enough to prepare professionals to engage in financial planning services or to pursue careers in financial analysis and corporate finance.


Top Accredited, Top Ranked Program

SJU's program is one of the few finance graduate programs in the nation that can boast:

Earn your 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. Our curriculum will help you develop expertise in a variety of topics, including:

  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Institutions and Capital Markets
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Risk Management
  • Security Analysis
  • International Finance
  • Tax Planning for Management Decision Making
  • Estate Planning
  • Stakeholder Theory and Social Responsibility


CFP® Certified Curriculum

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. Seven courses in the Master’s in Financial Services Program satisfy the educational requirements of the CFP® examination and have been certified as such by CFP® Board.


Customize Your Study

Students have the flexibility of attending evening classes at the University's main campus in Philadelphia or taking classes online, following a full or part time schedule.


*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.


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