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Complement your undergraduate degree with deep financial expertise.

Today’s employers are looking for professionals with targeted skills in finance. They’re interested in connecting with recruits who have unique backgrounds and perspectives—people who bring something new to solving problems, who approach their work differently.

You'll stand out with our STEM-designated MS in Finance, which enables you to build on your undergraduate degree with in-demand skills in finance.

About the Kelley MS in Finance Degree

30

credit hours

11-12

months to complete

No business degree required.

The Kelley MS in Finance curriculum complements an undergraduate degree in another field—such as liberal arts, engineering, political science, and economics—with advanced training in finance. The power of the degree lies in this pairing—a rarity highly valued by Kelley’s large network of recruiting companies.

The full-time, in-residence MS in Finance degree program provides 30 credit hours of deep immersion in finance. Students with a business degree can complete the degree in 11 months (July through May). Students without a business degree are required to take the Business Foundations boot camp and will graduate in 12 months (June-May).

You will develop skills used by CFOs and treasurers, including:

  • Risk management
  • Asset allocation
  • Capital budgeting
  • Financial modeling
  • Treasury management
  • Capital structure analysis and management
  • Asset and company valuation
  • Currency management

The Kelley MSF Degree Explained

Watch the video to discover how combining a nonbusiness undergraduate degree with targeted skills in finance sets you apart to top employers.

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Learn from world-class finance faculty.

With 27 tenured and tenure-track faculty members conducting state-of-the-art research in all key aspects of the field and 11 industry practitioners contributing their deep experience, the Department of Finance at the Kelley School of Business is widely recognized as one of the premier finance departments in the world.

This group influences the finance profession through their cutting-edge research, other business schools through their leading textbook publications, and public policy and corporate practice through their expert testimony and consulting work.

Kelley Finance Statistics

#7

for finance, U.S. News & World Report, 2019

#1

among public universities in producing the most sitting CFOs, Crist | Kolder Volatility Report

14

alumni CFOs in the Fortune 500

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