Students can complete their degree in a full-time, one year option which offers a discount on tuition or an accelerated part-time option allowing for the flexibility you need to manage and balance work, life, and graduate school. Choosing the part-time option also provides students the opportunity to step in and out of the program as needed.
Master of Science in Finance
Master of Science in Finance
It is never too late to change your career goals, or advance your career. The Elizabethtown College School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) Master of Science in Finance is designed as a one-year accelerated (or two-year part-time) program to fit your busy schedule, allow you to build your resume, and grow faster and farther in the Finance industry.
Sharpen your skills, strengthen your knowledge, and fulfill your career goals as you learn the latest financial trends and insights to give you an advantage in your next meeting. Ideal candidates in this program will have a solid understanding and background in Finance with options for specific tracks in Financial Planning and Wealth Management or Investments and Portfolio Management.
Two Concentrations Offered at Your Own Pace
Financial Planning and Wealth Management
Courses within the Financial Planning and Wealth Management track are registered with the CFP® Board which provides eligibility to and prepares students for the CFP® Examination. All 18 credits earned through the our CFP® Certification Financial Planning Education Program can stack and transfer into our MS in Finance.
Investements and Portfolio Management
Courses in the Investements and Portfolio Management track are uniquely designed by incorporating the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge, providing a solid foundation for students to pass the CFA Level 1 and/or level 2 exam.
Sample Part-Time Course Schedule:
Electives are offered in the following areas:
- MSF 530 Investments Portfolio Management
- MSF 535 Financial Derivatives
- MSF 538 Financial Institutions and Risk Management
- MSF 540 Applied Financial Analysis - Valuation
- MSF 542 Fixed Income Securities
- MSF 506 Advanced Accounting
- MSF 502 Advanced Studies in Taxation
- MSF 557 Investment and Financial Markets
- MSF 563 Advanced Financial Mathematics with Excel
The program is committed to providing opportunities for students to build professional skills and essential competencies applicable to advancing their careers in finance.
Courses within the CFP track are registered with the CFP® Board which provides eligibility to and prepares students for the CFP® Examination.
All 18 Etown CFP credits can stack and transfer in to your MS in Finance degree
Courses in the CFA track are uniquely designed by incorporating the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge so to provide a solid foundation for students to pass the CFA Level 1 and/or level 2 exam.
|Job Titles (Median Salary)||Financial Institutions|
|Certified Financial Planner ($67K)||Public and Private Wealth Management; Banks; Financial Services Company|
|Investment Banker ($100k)||Investment Banks|
|Finance Analyst ($83K)||Corporate Finance|
|Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Consultant with Financial Modeling Skills ($145)||Corporate Finance|
|Portfolio Manager ($86K)||Investment Company; Public and Private Wealth Management; Banks; Financial Services Company; Hedge Funds|
|Quantitative Financial Analyst (84K)||Financial Advisory Firm; Investment Company; Public and Private Wealth Management; Banks; Financial Services Company|
|Hedge Funds Manager ( $103K)||Hedge Funds|
*Salary statistics are based on the following site: https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job
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