2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 08, 2023  
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance, MS

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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 Requirements

The M.S.F. degree is offered as a full time cohort program. Students complete the degree in three semesters, and an internship is required for those who have less than three years full time work experience in the United States.

The M.S.F. curriculum consists of a combination of seven-week course modules and full-semester, 14-week courses. Modular courses count as 1/2 unit each, while a full semester course counts as one unit. The curriculum for the M.S.F. consists of the following courses, totaling 10 units of credit:


Electives (2 units) in the area of finance, accounting, or economics

For economics electives outside the GSOM department, please see your MSF advisor.

ACCT 4100 - Foundations of Accounting  may count as an elective and is a prerequisite for all upper-level accounting electives (or U.S.-based accounting course).

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