Feb 06, 2023  
2017-18 Graduate Catalog 
2017-18 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance, General Concentration, M.S.

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Frank Michello, Program Director
(615) 898-2381

The purpose of the M.S. degree in Finance is to provide a graduate-level knowledge base and expertise to those who work in the growing field of finance, assisting individuals, companies, and governments, among others, in navigating the increasingly complex and essential world of financial analysis. The M.S. in Finance program seeks to provide students with instruction in financial theory and practice in general finance, corporate finance, and investments that will prepare them for careers as financial analysts, consultants, managers, and planners.

Admission Requirements

Applicants are expected to possess a satisfactory score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). ACTG 2110 and ACTG 2120 or ACTG 3000 (or equivalent) are prerequisites for admission.

Application Procedures

All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.

Applicant must

  1. submit an application with the appropriate application fee (online at www.mtsu.edu/graduate/apply/php);
  2. submit official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE);
  3. submit official transcripts of previous college work.

Degree Requirements

The M.S. in Finance program consists of 33 credit hours (9 hours of core courses, 9 hours of Finance core courses, 9 hours of concentration courses, and 6 hours of elective courses drawn from advanced courses). Students will have the opportunity to complete the curriculum in one calendar year, with courses conveniently offered as hybrid courses, online, and in the evenings.

Curriculum: Finance, General

Core Courses (9 hours)

Concentration Core (9 hours)

Concentration Elective Courses (9 hours)

Choose 9 hours from the courses listed below.

Electives (6 hours)

Select 6 credit hours chosen from other advanced finance courses or from other departments with approval of advisor.

Program Notes

Candidate must

  1. file a degree plan in the College of Graduate Studies prior to entry into the program;
  2. file a notice of Intent to Graduate form with the College of Graduate Studies within the first two weeks of the term in which the student intends to graduate.

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