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M.S. Finance

Pacific Lutheran University

We are the a CFA University Affiliation Program Partner and STEM-designated.


School of Business Department of Finance
12180 Park Ave S
Tacoma, 98447, United States

What We Offer

Summary

We are a CFA University Affiliation Program Partner in Washington state and STEM-designated. Due to our CFA affiliation, we are able to offer CFA exam scholarships, which reduce the student's out of pocket costs. Our program can be completed in ten months full time. Faculty hold terminal degrees in finance and are very knowledgeable, yet approachable. Graduates have experienced tremendous success in well known finance firms.


Academic Fields

Accounting and Finance.
Banking and Financial Support Services.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Finance, General.

Degrees

Master's Degree, MSF, Master of Science in Finance


Formats

Full Time, Part Time

Keywords

CFA, financial analyst, investment banking, wealth management, banking, STEM,

Contacts

Cynthia Riley DeHope

Cynthia Riley DeHope
Director, Master of Science in Finance
riley@plu.edu
smithcl@plu.edu
2535357224

Who We're Looking For

Summary

Our students come from a wide variety of academic backgrounds. In fact, some of our most successful graduates had undergraduate degrees in music and history. While we don't require a finance or accounting emphasis at the undergraduate level, we look for a minimum of three courses of quantitative coursework with a 3.0 GPA. If you a current student or recent graduate of an AACSB-accredited institution, you may be eligible for the Fast Track application process. Read the Wall Street Journal. Watch some CNBC or Bloomberg during market hours.

Software skills, financial reporting and analysis, economics, quant/statistics, mathematics, finance/markets


Academic Backgrounds

Accounting and Business/Management.
Accounting and Finance.
Business and Social Skills.
Business/Corporate Communications.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
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Target GPA

B+ = 3.0-3.2

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