The Master of Finance provides a comprehensive study of the principles, processes, and practices of investment analysis, portfolio management, corporate finance and financial risk management.
Colorado State University's Master of Finance is a highly quantitative 30-credit program offered on campus that provides a comprehensive study of the principles, processes, and practices of investment analysis, portfolio management, corporate finance and financial risk management.
You'll get hands-on experience closely aligned with professional practice, individual attention from faculty, and interaction with other motivated and engaged students. And you can be confident that your knowledge will translate into real world skills. Our students continually have high pass rates on the Chartered Finance Analyst (CFA®) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) exams, or choose to pursue Ph.D. programs.
Program at a Glance
||Face to face
||Fort Collins, CO
||Two semesters (full time) or four semesters (part time)
||Classes two to five days a week, Monday–Friday
On diploma: Master of Finance
On transcript: Master of Finance, major in Finance
The courses below reflect the 2018-2019 Colorado State University catalog, published in August 2018 for students enrolling during the 2018-2019 academic year. Courses listed are updated each summer for incoming students.
The Master of Finance prepares students for careers in the rapidly changing finance industry, with an emphasis on quantitative analysis and real-world application. The curriculum covers the principles, processes, and practices of investment analysis, portfolio management, corporate finance, and financial risk management, with hands-on application of course concepts to analysis of current financial data.
FIN 524/STAT 524
Debt Securities Analysis
Risk Management Theory and Application
Corporate Risk Management
Quantitative Methods in Finance
Advanced Portfolio Management
Financing, Evaluating Sustainable Enterprise
Fundamentals of Real Estate Finance
Program Total Credits:
This course listing is provided through the Colorado State University catalog
and is updated each summer. New or modified courses offered for spring or summer may not be included, but you can find complete course information via the class schedule on RAMweb
. Offerings are subject to change, and the University reserves the right to make changes in catalog information when necessary and to correct errors. Always consult with an academic advisor to stay informed of curriculum details.