Why the Master of Science in Finance?

Enter or elevate your career in corporate finance or investments with a STEM-designated program that delivers sought-after technical skills.


 


Oregon’s Financial Hub

 

Explore the Karl Miller Center, a state-of-the-art hub for business education and innovation.

Surround yourself with financial experts, industry leaders, future employers and driven peers in the heart of downtown Portland, easy access to internships and employment.

Where our Alumni Work: 

Our alumni work at Nike, Accenture, Providence Health & Services, Cambia Health Solutions, Daimler Trucks North America, Intel, JPMorgan Chase, and other leading companies.  

Sample Positions our Graduates Pursue: 

  • Financial Analyst 
  • Controller
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Financial Planning Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Treasury Analyst
  • Research Analyst
  • Cost Accountant 

“Companies looking for highly skilled accounting and finance professionals continue to face a shortage of job candidates. As a result, competition for top talent can be fierce.”
- Robert Half 2017 Salary Guide 

Seize the Opportunity

The jobs a Master of Science in Finance unlocks are ranked among the best compensated, and they add up to an exhilarating career path. Our alumni work at Nike, Accenture, Providence Health & Services, Cambia Health Solutions, Daimler Trucks North America, Intel, JPMorgan Chase, and other leading companies.  

A Space for Excellence

Targeting LEED Platinum certification, the new school building: The Karl Miller Center, provides space for hands-on, collaborative learning that prepares you for today’s business environment. It will be ready to open its doors for you fall 2017.

Explore: The Karl Miller Center

Top Notch Faculty

In Portland State’s MSF, you’ll learn from faculty with a rare blend of CFAs, MBAs, Ph.Ds,  real-world expertise and leading-edge research to the classroom.

Explore: Meet the Faculty

Real-World Contexts

Throughout the curriculum, MSF classes integrate case studies, finance projects, and insights from distinguished guest speakers. Challenge yourself to apply your knowledge toward a defined problem in your capstone project and deepen your expertise as you forge connections in the industry.

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Meet three MSF Alumni
 

   Mehran Nikkhoo, '10          Priya Sekaran, '15           Jennifer Zelen, '18

Mehran Nikkhoo Priya Sekaran Jennifer Zelen