Online Master’s in Finance and Analytics

The Leavey School of Business is proud to offer a dynamic Online Master of Science in Finance and Analytics (MSFA) program, designed to develop the cutting-edge quantitative skills that define success in finance today.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the financial sector as a whole to grow over the next nine years,1 with much faster than average growth for financial manager roles in particular.2 Whether your goals in this lucrative and burgeoning field point toward a future in corporate finance, capital markets, or investment management, the STEM-designated Online Master's in Finance and Analytics from the business school ranked No. 10 in Finance3 can prepare you with the knowledge, skills, and tools to take you to the next level.

Master Financial Management

The Online MSFA program helps you develop the in-depth knowledge needed to excel in a management or C-suite role in the financial sector, or in a finance leadership role in any organization. You will learn the intricacies of corporate finance, econometrics, investments, and more as you build a rock-solid foundation of finance acumen.

Evolve Your Analytics Toolkit

Successful finance leaders in the 21st century must know how to use and derive insights from rapidly evolving quantitative tools. The Online MSFA program will teach you to use analytics tools like Python and R programming, machine learning, database management, and data visualization, and our unique “Finance Forward” program theme will train you to synthesize them into a wide-ranging strategic vision.

Program Details

  • 36 units of credit
  • 10-12 courses
  • Complete in as little as 1 year
  • 1 on-campus residency
  • Expedited admissions pathway available for SCU alumni
  • 2 opportunities to start per year (fall and spring)
  • Experiential learning component

MSFA alumni stand out in Silicon Valley and beyond.

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Shape 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.
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