MS in Finance

Take Your Finance Know-How to the Next Level

Gain the technical finance skills necessary for success in corporate finance, banking, and investment careers, or for further academic studies. 

The Katz Master of Science in Finance is a 30-credit master’s degree program you may complete in as little as nine months, or two terms of full-time study, beginning in the fall (August) term. You may also pursue the degree part-time starting in the fall, spring (January), or summer (May) and finish in two years.

A CFA Institute University Affiliate, 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 program should have a 3.0 GPA and at least a 600 on the GMAT exam. International applicants must also 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 regarding the application process can be e-mailed to admissions@katz.pitt.edu.

Courses

Curious about the courses you'll take as a Master of Science in Finance 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.

Admission

Find all the information you need about the application and admission processes

International Applicants

View frequently asked questions and answers for international applicants

Tuition and Aid

Tuition and fees vary based on program, residential status, and other factors. Learn more about tuition and see if you qualify for financial aid

Contact Us

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