2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    May 21, 2018  
2013-2014 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 FIN 5885  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 M.S.F. curriculum consists of full-semester, 14-week course which counts 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, which will total 10 units of credit:


All courses are worth one unit, unless otherwise specified.

Program Faculty

Shu Feng, Ph.D.
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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