Master of Science in Finance

Invest in your Career

A master’s degree in Finance is consistently rated one of the best investments you can make in your career. Maximize your returns with the STEM-designated Master of Science in Finance (MSF) at Portland State. Gain tangible technical expertise and position yourself for a bright future in corporate finance or investments.

A look at the numbers: 

+ Highest paying master's degrees: Master in Finance ranked no. 25, PayScale

+ Best Business Jobs: Finance Manager ranked no. 10, U.S. News and World Report
+ Best STEM Jobs: Finance Manager ranked no. 17, U.S. News and World Report


The Portland State Master of Science in Finance

FULL TIME: 12 MONTHS | PART TIME: 24 MONTHS

Education that Yields Return

Develop competence in core theories, specialized tools, and practical application through a forward-thinking curriculum. 

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Curriculum Overview:  

+ Theory: Core financial theory and concepts
+ Financial Tools: Quantitative methods, data analysis, information systems, and enterprise resource planning systems (such as SAP) 
+ Application: Strategy, case analysis, capstone consulting project
+ Soft Skills: Communications, leadership, ethics

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The Portland State MSF Community

Located in the heart of Oregon’s financial hub, you’ll connect with students, employers, and faculty who bring extensive industry experience and leading-edge research to the classroom. 

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Your Career: Connections and Support for Your Next Move

Whether you are launching a new career or planning to move ahead at your current company, Portland State offers training and connections to propel you toward your goals.

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Accessible Career Acceleration

+ Open to professionals and recent graduates with business and non-business undergraduate degrees
+ STEM designation opens employment options for international students
+ Accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program
+ Ranked no. 56 Top MSF by the TFE Times

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AACSB

University Affiliation Program, CFA Institute