MS in Finance and Business Analytics

Combine foundational quantitative and qualitative finance skills with powerful data analysis tools and technical skills and be prepared to tackle challenges in portfolio analysis, risk management, and capital markets.

The Katz Master of Science in Finance and Business Analytics is a 45-credit master’s degree program you may complete in three terms of full-time study beginning in the fall (August) term. You may also pursue the MS in Finance and Business Analytics part time starting in the fall, spring (January), or summer (May).

A CFA Institute Partner School, Katz offers a finance curriculum covering 70 percent of the topics on the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam and enhances your preparation for related certifications such as the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) certifications.

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Requirements

Students interested in submitting a competitive application for the MS in Finance and Business Analytics program should have a 3.0 GPA and at least a 600 on the GMAT exam. International applicants must have at least a score of 100 on TOEFL or 7 or higher on the IELTS. No prior work experience or prerequiste courses are required. 

Questions about admission requirements? Email admissions@katz.pitt.edu.

Courses

Curious about the courses you'll take as a Master of Science in Finance and Business Analytics student? View courses and recommended electives.

Professional Development

Here you'll find information about pursuing Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification as well as other professional development opportunities in business analytics.

Admission and Aid

See the Master of Science in Finance page for more information about admission requirements, tuition and financial aid, faculty, as well as FAQ for international applicants.

Contact Us

The Master of Science in Finance and Business Analytics team is here for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us with any questions you may have!