Master's in Finance

MS in Finance Plan of Study

MS in Finance Full-Time

Below is a sample plan of study for a student enrolled in our full-time Master of Science in Finance degree program.

See the current Drexel Course Catalog for complete degree requirements and course descriptions.

Total credits for program - 54 credits (semester equivalent: 33 credits)

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

Please note: students must choose FIN 794 or FIN 790

Full-Time Plan of Study

Term Course Title Credits
Fall (9 credits) BUSN 501 Measuring and Maximizing Financial Performance 3
ECON 610 Microeconomics 3
STAT 610 Statistics for Business Analytics 3
Winter (9 credits) FIN 601 Corporate Financial Management I 3
ECON 540 Intro to Econometrics and Data Analysis 3
Elective Course 3
Spring (9 credits) FIN 602 Advanced Financial Management I 3
FIN 626 Investment Management 3
ECON 550 Econometrics 3
Fall (9 credits) FIN 622 Financial Institutions and Markets 3
FIN 624 Risk Management 3
FIN 642 Business Conditions & Forecasting 3
Winter (9 credits) FIN 794* Seminar in Investments (or) Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Spring (9 credits) FIN 790* Seminar in Finance (or) Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3


MS in Finance Part-Time

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 (semester equivalent: 33 credits)

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

Please note: students must choose FIN 794 or FIN 790

Part-Time Plan of Study

Term Course Title Credits
Fall (6 credits) BUSN 501 Measuring and Maximizing Financial Performance I 3
STAT 610 Statistics for Business Analytics 3
Winter (6 credits) FIN 601 Corporate Financial Management I 3
ECON 540 Intro to Econometrics and Data Analysis 3
Spring (6 credits) ECON 550 Econometrics I 3
FIN 626 Investment Management 3
Summer (6 credits) FIN 602 Advanced Financial Management 3
FIN 622 Financial Institutions & Markets 3
Fall (6 credits) FIN 624 Risk Management 3
FIN 642 Business Conditions & Forecasting 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) ECON 610 Microeconomics 3
Elective 3