Your leadership role in finance awaits. Earn your master’s degree in this high-demand and rewarding field.
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Your love and natural aptitude for finance can carry you far in your career. A Master of Finance degree from CSU-Global can carry you further.
Being an expert in the financial field means you will develop business relationships with clients, assess their financial status, interview and gather data, implement cash management strategies, calculate debt repayment schedules and risk management, and more.
If you’re looking to be a leader in the high-stakes financial industry, earning your master’s degree online can get you further ahead, and leave you the time you need to focus on your career.
At CSU-Global, our Master of Finance degree program will familiarize you with the latest technology and emerging business trends to create financial strategies, analyze financial risks and investments, and make effective decisions – all skills that you will need to excel in the financial field.
Not only will you sharpen your financial skills and build upon your foundation of financial knowledge, but you will also learn the necessary skills to become a leader in the field of finance.
Average Salary for Finance Managers
(Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012)
The Master of Finance program is designed to develop leadership, international perspectives, and operational skills in finance by focusing on career development that incorporates state-of-the-art nontraditional and emerging electronic formats. This program is intended to enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of students in the vital areas of financial management, analysis, auditing, advising, accounting, and more.
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All courses are taught by qualified instructors with current industry experience. Our instructors hold advanced degrees in their fields, and are specially trained to teach online, so you and your fellow students can think more critically about how the subject matter applies to real-world situations.
Employment for financial managers is expected to grow 9% within the next seven years, slightly lower than the all-occupation average. That means that the best jobs are going to see stiff competition, and advanced degrees and qualifications will become more and more necessary to get ahead.
Although growth can vary by industry, job candidates with a demonstrable mastery of the field will enjoy the best job prospects and higher earning potential, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Earning your master’s degree is going to give you a competitive edge in the job market, and that edge may be necessary.
You’d be an ideal financial manager or advisor if you enjoy working directly with…
Successful financial managers are diligent, thorough, and active leaders with a strong knack for solving problems by both inductive and deductive reasoning.
If this sounds like you, fill out the form to your right and get in touch today.
We provide students with career-relevant resources to help them succeed outside of the classroom. That's why we created Awards of Completion and Skills Endorsements, specific to our programs of study, spotlighting the knowledge, skills, and abilities that hiring managers find essential to success in the field. Foundations of 21st Century Finance and Applied Strategic Finance are two of the awards you can receive as part of our finance program.
CSU-Global’s accredited Online Master’s Degree in Finance is designed to provide you with a practical knowledge of the field. The program consists of eight three-credit core courses as part of a full 36-credit master’s degree. (Some Master of Finance students may also be required to take RES500 as part of their program if they have an undergraduate GPA below 3.00. In this case, the degree is 39 credits.)
This course explores four major components of research for graduate program: business research and descriptive statistics, fundamentals of accounting analysis, fundamentals of financial analysis, and decision making through statistical and logical methods. The course includes quantitative methods to support research methodologies. The course is not intended to provide an in-depth study of these components but provides basic knowledge to support intensive learning that will occur in the core courses of their programs.
In this course, students gain an understanding of managing operational and strategic issues in public and private organizations facing accelerated social, economic, and technological changes. Students will examine organizational theory, strategic thinking and management, and theories guiding decision making, leadership, organizational culture, and change management.
Understand the principles and theories of finance to analyze statements and fiscal information for effective decision-making in today’s competitive environment.
This course examines the changing environment of com-mercial banks and banking services. Topics include the unique management challenges associated with regulatory changes, product innovations, financial reporting, and risk management. Recommended Prior Course: FIN500
This course provides a comprehensive array of knowledge and skills to manage the finance function of a modern organization, and to provide the necessary background both to understand and to apply financial-management techniques in order to be successful in positions of business management.
This course is designed to familiarize students to investment products, tools, and techniques that are available to help individual investors meet their goals. The topics covered include investment alternatives, organization and regulation of securities markets, securities valuation, and portfolio theory and management.
This course presents an overview of the roles played by the various markets, institutions, and financial authorities. Specific topics include an introduction the U.S. financial system, the supply and demand for loan funds, securities, and obligations. Emphasis is placed upon policy effects of financial institutions and markets upon various sectors of the economy.
This course provides an understanding of how large-scale complex risk can be quantified, managed, and architected. Students learn to identify the business and technical issues, regulatory requirements and techniques to measure and report risk across a major organization.
The goal of this capstone course is to integrate all essential concepts in financial decision-making. Students will develop a comprehensive capstone project that can be applied to a place of employment or within the financial sector.
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Our promise to you is an affordable education with low tuition rates guaranteed not to increase for as long as you are enrolled, and no student fees or out-of-state tuition up charges.
We know you’re busy, but school can fit into your professional, family, and other life obligations. Our year-round, 100% online classes give you the flexibility to learn and study when it’s most convenient for you.
"CSU-Global enables you to finish and further your education with a very flexible and workable platform. I am married with a full time job and a toddler at home and I have been able to go back to school so that I can further my professional career and truly achieve my educational dreams."
- Shauna Carter, Student