Online Master’s in Finance and Analytics

Finance is always evolving—and so should you. Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business is uniquely positioned to help you find success in today’s exciting financial landscape. In as few as 12 months, you’ll learn the intricacies of corporate finance, data analytics, and investment while building professional connections to last a lifetime.

As new markets and strategies continue to emerge, there’s no telling where the industry will go. Stay ahead of it all with an Online MSFA from SCU Leavey.

Program Details

  • Complete in as little as 1 year
  • 36 units of credit
  • 10-12 courses
  • 1 on-campus residency
  • Expedited admissions pathway available for SCU alumni
  • 2 opportunities to start per year (fall and spring)
  • Experiential learning component
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Considering a Master of Science in Finance and Analytics to take your career to the next level? Your journey starts here. Complete the form to get a program brochure for the Leavey School of Business’ Online MSFA.

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Program Takeaways

To meet employer expectations, financial leaders are expected to understand all foundational concepts in finance, accounting, and statistics, as well as how to use and derive insights from rapidly evolving quantitative tools. Based on feedback from Silicon Valley executives, our unique “Finance Forward” program theme will train you to synthesize your finance and analytics skills into an impactful vision.

The Online Master’s in Finance and Analytics program will give you deep training in:

  • Corporate finance
  • Econometrics
  • Investments
  • FinTech
  • Database management
  • Programming languages (Python and R)
  • Machine learning
  • Database management
  • Data visualization
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Resume-Worthy Classroom Experience

All MSFA students benefit from the unique opportunity to connect directly to leading companies and potential employers. Near the end of the program, you’ll have the option to complete a practicum project with an external partner and apply classroom learnings to real data sets and real problems. Past partners have included:

Credit Suisse
Franklin Templeton

Our MSFA alumni stand out in Silicon Valley and Beyond.

  • Tesla
  • Deloitte
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Meta
  • Hitachi
  • Wells Fargo

Master Financial Management

Finance is more than counting numbers and balancing budgets, just as your journey to earning your Online MS in Finance and Analytics is more than academic. That’s why the Online MSFA program is designed for financial professionals who want to actively pursue senior positions, deepen their focus, or pivot into new opportunities. Armed with enviable credentials (and the skills to back them up), you’ll be ready to excel in a management or C-suite role in the financial sector, or in a finance leadership role in any organization.

That includes powerful career prospects as a:

  • Senior financial analyst
  • Portfolio manager
  • Director of finance
  • Chief financial officer

Whether your goals point toward a future in corporate finance, capital markets, or investment management, the STEM-designated Online Master’s in Finance and Analytics from the school ranked No. 1 in career outcomes can prepare you with the knowledge, skills, and tools for the next level in this lucrative and growing field.1

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Online Master’s in Finance and Analytics Admissions Deadlines

Priority Deadline
February 5
Spring 2023 Term
Application Deadline
March 19
Spring 2023 Term
Next Start
April 3
Spring 2023 Term

Customize Your Path

In keeping with the flexibility and customizability for which the Leavey School of Business is known, the Online MSFA program gives you the opportunity to craft your own curriculum with 16 units of elective credit. Whether you want to drill down further into the technical tools at your disposal, expand your knowledge in specific subject areas like valuation and financial engineering, or complete an optional supervised practicum, our program can be shaped to meet your needs.

Example Electives

  • Intro to FinTech
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructuring
  • Alternative Investments
  • Partnerships and Venture Capital, Business Valuation
  • Machine Learning

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