Finance, MS

for the Master of Science in Finance


College: Gies College of Business

Department: Finance

Departmental Website: https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/msf


Terminal masters: The Master of Science in Finance (terminal master's) is a 15 month program designed primarily for practitioners in finance-related positions. The program is designed to be completed in 15 months, beginning in August.

Admission requirements and other details about the program can be found at https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/msf.

for the Master of Science in Finance


Terminal masters: The Master of Science in Finance (terminal master's) is a 15 month program designed primarily for practitioners in finance-related positions. The program is designed to be completed in 15 months, beginning in August.

Admission requirements and other details about the program can be found at https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/msf/program/.

Core courses16
Graduate level finance courses12
Elective graduate coursework12
Total Hours40

Other Requirements1

Other requirements may overlap
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall 12
Minimum GPA: 3.0

Ph.D. only option

For Ph.D. students: A Master of Science degree is available for students in the Ph.D. program. Ph.D. students may earn a masters degree as they work toward the Ph.D. degree. Students interested in a terminal masters degree are not admitted to the Ph.D. program. Options available at this University for a terminal masters degree in finance include the M.S. in Finance (terminal masters) described above, and the MBA with a track in finance as described under the section on Business Administration - MBA.

Total Hours32

Other Requirements1

Other Requirements may overlap
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall 12
Minimum GPA: 3.0