93% Placement Within 6 Months of Graduation

The Master’s in Finance program at AU sets you up for a leadership position in the financial sector. In fact, more than 9 out of 10 AU Master’s alumni either have a job or are pursuing a PhD shortly after graduating. With your MSF degree, you’ll get the innovative and sophisticated education you need to stand out on Wall Street.
The Master’s in Finance program also includes:
  • Hands-on experience managing $500,000 in assets through the Student Managed Investment Fund program.
  • Virtual trading floor experience in the cutting edge Financial Services and IT Lab.
  • Small class sizes and experiential learning so you can rapidly build expertise and experience.
  • A blend of finance theory with applied practical skills.
  • Courses in investment banking, financial intermediation in emerging markets, investment analysis, and more.

Accelerator Admission
Details (Fall 2017)

Master’s Accelerator 1 Master’s Accelerator 2 Pre-Sessional English Language
GPA 3.0 3.0 3.0
IELTS 6.5 6.0 5.5
Program Start Date August 20, 2017 August 20, 2017 August 24, 2017
Qualifying undergraduate degrees:
4-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Sample Coursework

Below is a list of degree-related courses you might take during your Master’s Accelerator Program. Courses may change based on availability and your preferences.
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Modeling
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Progression Details

Master’s Accelerator 1 Master’s Accelerator 2 Pre-Sessional English Language
Credits Earned Towards Degree 6 9 0
Progression Into Master’s degree program Master’s degree program Master’s Accelerator 2
Progression Requirements GPA of 3.25 in Kogod School of Business courses with no grade lower than a B GPA of 3.25 in Kogod School of Business courses with no grade lower than a B Completion of level 6 of ELTA with a grade of C or better in all coursework
Total credits required for degree: 33 credit hours

Tuition Costs

Master’s Accelerator 1 Master’s Accelerator 2 Pre-Sessional English Language Cost Per Credit After Accelerator1 Total Credits Required For Degree
Master of Science in Analytics $19,900 $27,900 $8,060 $1,579 33

1Cost per credit hour subject to change. Number of credits and semesters remaining after completion of Master’s Accelerator varies by program and student. The average graduate student takes between 12-16 credits per semester.

Proof an AU degree works

95% of American master’s program graduates are working or pursuing a doctoral degree within six months of graduating. Ready to speed up your career? Apply for the Master’s Accelerator for American University now.
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