Master of Science in Finance (MS) Degree

MS in Finance Part-time Plan of Study

Below is a sample plan of study for a part-time student enrolled in the Master of Science in Finance program. Part-time students will determine a customized plan of study with their program advisor. See the current Drexel Course Catalog for complete degree requirements and course descriptions.

Total credits for program - 54 credits

Required courses - 30 credits
Finance electives - 12 credits (FIN 600+)
Electives - 12 credits

Plan of Study

Term Course Title Credits
Fall (6 credits) BUSN 501 Measuring and Maximizing Financial Performance I 3
BUSN 502 Essentials of Economics 3
Winter (6 credits) FIN 601 Corporate Financial Management I 3
STAT 610 Statistics for Business Analytics 3
Spring (6 credits) FIN 602 Advanced Financial Management I 3
FIN 626 Investment Management 3
Summer (6 credits) FIN 622 Financial Institutions and Markets 3
Elective 3
Fall (6 credits) FIN 642 Business Conditions and Forecasting 3
FIN 624 Risk Management 3
Winter (6 credits) FIN 794* Seminar in Investments (or) Elective 3
Elective 3
Spring (6 credits) FIN 790* Seminar in Finance (or) Elective 3
Elective 3
Summer (6 credits) Elective 3
Elective 3
Fall (6 credits) Elective 3
Elective 3
  • Students must choose FIN 794 or FIN 790


Electives

  • ACCT 601 - Managerial Accounting
  • ECON 601 - Managerial Economics
  • ECON 610 - Microeconomics
  • ECON 614 - Macroeconomics
  • ECON 630 - International Economics
  • ECON 650 - Business & Economic Strategy: Game Theory & Applications
  • FIN 610 - Corporate Governance
  • FIN 635 - Entrepreneurial Finance
  • FIN 640 - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • FIN 648 - International Financial Management
  • FIN 649 - Comparative Financial Analysis
  • FIN 650 - Derivative Securities
  • FIN 660 - Advanced Portfolio Management
  • FIN 670 - Applied Portfolio Management
  • MIS 630 - Inter-Active Decision Support Systems
  • MIS 632 - Database Analysis and Design for Business
  • MIS 633 - Predictive Business Analytics with Relational Database Data
  • MIS 661 - Managing with Enterprise Application Software using SAP - Logistics
  • MIS 662 - Managing with Enterprise Application Software using SAP-Accounting & Analytics
  • OPR 601 - Managerial Decision Models and Simulation
  • OPR 620 - Operations Research I
  • POM 601 - Operations Management
  • STAT 626 - Statistical Sampling
  • STAT 622 - Statistical Decision Theory I
  • STAT 628 - Applied Regression Analysis
  • STAT 632 - Datamining for Managers
  • STAT 642 - Data Mining for Business Analytics
  • TAX 620 - Individual Taxation
  • TAX 630 - Corporate Taxation
  • TAX 790 - Tax Policy Seminar