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As a student in the Drucker School of Management’s Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program, you will benefit from a rigorous, practice-based curriculum imbued with the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge. The CFA designation is the premier certification globally for professionals in investments and financial analysis and is viewed as a way to ‘fast-track’ your career in finance.

The program is designed for students looking to gain a foundational knowledge in finance combined with broad exposure to other key management principles. The Drucker School’s reputable and accessible faculty teach courses that emphasize innovation and technology, preparing you to take on the current challenges and opportunities of the finance industry.

Our focus on Peter Drucker’s ethos of humanistic management and social responsibility sets us apart from other master’s in finance programs. As a student, you will learn to take a responsible and holistic approach to finance and its impact on society.


Program Highlights

Program at a Glance

32 units

1 year

*Program completion times may vary depending on course registration, units transferred, and time to complete other degree requirements.

Fall | Spring | Summer

MS in Finance

Featured Courses

MGT 335
Corporate Finance

Develops understanding of financial decision making—including investment decisions, financing decisions, and their interaction—and examines the underlying framework of corporate finance, including valuation, market efficiency, portfolio theory, agency costs, and information costs.

MGT 410
Entrepreneurial Finance

Focuses on the application and adaptation of existing financial tools and methodologies to the entrepreneurial venture.

MGT 402
Asset Management Practicum

We will study how asset management firms establish and review investment policy, conduct investment research, determine strategies to be implemented, select securities, enter and track orders, measure and report performance, and manage client relations.

MGT 332

Introduces the important intersection of financial services and technological innovation known as “FinTech”.

MGT 339
Financial Derivatives

Provides a platform for students to gain expertise on financial derivative instruments and develop the mathematical tools necessary for derivatives analysis, design, and pricing in a managerial context.

MGT 380
Drucker Philosophy

Focuses on the key principles of Peter F. Drucker, from leading self, organizations, and businesses to the broader functioning of society itself.


Prerequisite Course
  • Financial Accounting (2 units)
Required Courses
  • Corporate Finance (4 units)
  • Fixed Income (4 units)
  • Financial Derivatives (4 units)
  • FinTech (2 units)
  • Macroeconomics (2 units)
  • Entrepreneurial Finance (2 units)
  • Drucker Philosophy (2 units)
  • Asset Management Practicum (4 units)
Elective Courses

8 units of elective courses

Faculty & Research

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Adriana Leake

Assistant Director of Admissions
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Michael Mirabella

Director of Admissions and Recruitment for the Drucker School of Management
T: 909-607-9049