Propel yourself into a leadership position with a Master of Science in Finance degree from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Graduate prepared with the quantitative and leadership skills to analyze data, implement change, and impact the long-term sustainability of businesses around the world.

Online/on-site/both: Our part-time program was designed with working professionals in mind, empowering you with a flexible format to hone the skills needed to quickly advance your career. Online courses are taught by the same world-class faculty who develop the curriculum and course content.

Program Highlights

  • Available on-site, online or both — learn on-site in Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
  • GRE/GMAT waiver available for those who qualify
  • Prepares you to sit for the CFA exams, built on CFA Institute's Candidate Body of Knowledge framework
  • Typically completed in under two years, but with the flexibility to take up to six
  • Merit-based scholarships, loans, and payment plans available for those who qualify
  • Virtual open house attendees eligible for an application fee waiver

Curriculum: An Inside Look

MS in Finance students gain the technical skills to create innovative solutions in all aspects of management and finance. The part-time, 36-credit program is designed for working professionals advancing in their careers.

Our online courses feature mostly asynchronous (anytime) learning activities with a few recommended or required synchronous (real-time) activities.

Business Foundations
Sample required courses include Accounting and Financial Reporting, Corporate Finance, Business Communication, and Statistical Analysis.

Functional Core
Required courses include Derivatives, Financial Institutions, Financial Modeling and Valuation, and Fixed Income.

Sample courses include Corporate Governance, Big Data Machine Learning, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Wealth Management.

Explore Your Future Career

Partner with our Career Development Office throughout your time at Carey to advance your career as a business professional.

Our team is committed to providing opportunities for you to build professional skills and competencies essential for advancing your career. These are just some of the careers in the financial industry Carey Business School graduates can look forward to succeeding in:

Career PathMedian Salary
Investment banker$98,8261
Corporate financial manager$81,6272
Portfolio manager$84,6563
Hedge fund manager$103,0424

"I feel like I can do anything. Within the broad spectrum of business, I think I can fit in anywhere."

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1 Payscale (n.d.). Average Investment Banker Salary. Retrieved July 24, 2019, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Investment_Banker/Salaryhttps://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Investment_Banker/Salary.
2 Payscale (n.d.). Average Financial Controller Salary. Retrieved July 24, 2019, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Financial_Controller/Salaryhttps://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Financial_Controller/Salary.
3 Payscale (n.d.). Average Portfolio Manager Salary. Retrieved July 24, 2019, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Portfolio_Manager/Salaryhttps://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Portfolio_Manager/Salary.
4 Payscale (n.d.). Average Hedge Fund Manager Salary. Retrieved July 24, 2019, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Hedge_Fund_Manager/Salaryhttps://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Hedge_Fund_Manager/Salary.