2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    Jan 19, 2021  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Finance (MSF)

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Master of Science in Finance Overview

Graduate Program

The Clark University M.S.F. program is a rigorous curriculum focusing on the skills and knowledge required to apply advanced financial theories to complex financial management problems. To be successful in this program, students need to have strong mathematical skills, along with required prerequisite course work in the following areas:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Calculus
  • Economic Theory
  • Statistics


Graduate Program Requirements

The M.S.F. degree is offered as a full-time cohort program, completed in three semesters. Completion of the Career Training Cohort class and an internship are required for those who have less than three years of relevant professional full-time work experience. It may be possible to waive these requirements. Visit a member of the Stevenish Career Management Center for more information.


The required courses taken for the M.S.F. degree are all full-semester, 14-week courses, each of which count as one unit. The curriculum for the M.S.F. program consists of the following courses, plus an additional 2 units of electives in the areas of finance or accounting, for a total of 10 units:


All courses are worth one unit, unless otherwise specified.

Program Faculty

Shu Feng, Ph.D.
Mary Ellen Morris, M.S.F., C.G.M.A., C.P.A.
Sitikantha Parida, Ph.D.
Richard Spurgin, Ph.D.
Guillaume Weisang, Ph.D.


Emeriti Faculty

Maurry Tamarkin, Ph.D.


For a full list of faculty, including visiting and adjunct professors, please see the Faculty page on GSOM’s website.


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