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 9 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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