This program is completed in three consecutive trimesters and consists of 38-39 units (with an optional fourth trimester). The degree is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in financial services. Students enrolled in the Graziadio School’s MBA programs are not eligible to apply. Students in the MSAF program have the opportunity to select one of three tracks: Financial Management, Investments, or Real Estate.
Students who complete the MSAF degree can apply and waive up to 20 units from the full-time core courses. This will allow MSAF graduates to obtain an MBA degree by taking an additional 25 units of MBA core courses, a minimum of 16 units of additional MBA elective courses and a 0 unit Full-time internship for a total of 41 additional units.
The Master of Science in Applied Finance requires 38-39 units of course work and is offered in three tracks.
Financial Management Track
This track covers topics relevant to a career in corporate finance. It is crafted for those who are interested in a balanced mixture between finance and accounting.
The curriculum for the MSAF Financial Management track consists of the following: