The Charlton College of Business Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program provides advanced and affordable education in finance for those with finance, business or non-business baccalaureate degrees. The MSF program is a high-quality, well-rounded program designed to prepare students to be competitive, market-ready, and successful in a rapidly changing global environment.

Students will be prepared to pursue nationally and globally recognized credentials, including the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Our program covers the major topic areas of the CFA exams, so graduates will have a strong foundation from which to draw while completing required exams.

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UMass Dartmouth advantages

• Complete the 30-credit hour curriculum in one calendar year on a full-time basis
• Maximum flexibility with online, blended, and face-to-face classes
• Provides high value and high quality
• Taught by leading scholars supplemented by a cadre of seasoned practitioners
• Opportunity for networking and dialogue with other professionals and faculty

Career opportunities

The MSF program prepares you for various career opportunities, including as

  • a financial analyst working for commercial banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies, and in government
  • a securities, commodities, and financial services sales agent working for brokerage firms, investment banks, and trading companies
  • a financial manager or personal financial advisor


Duong Nguyen

Associate Professor
Accounting & Finance
Charlton College of Business 220


UMassD Charlton College of Business is AACSB Accredited

Charlton College of Business is proud to have earned the "gold standard" of business school recognition: accreditation by AACSB International.