Finance

 

Finance

Master of Science in Finance | 1- or 2-Year Program

The Master of Science in Finance (MS) program is a rigorous 30 credit immersion in the quantitative and analytical methods and tools used throughout the financial sector.

Building on Drew’s two decades of success with our unique Wall Street Semester and strong ties to the financial services industry, MS students receive the training and credentials needed to succeed in careers in a variety of organizations, including banks, financial firms, global corporations, government agencies and nonprofits.

Unique to the Drew MS in Finance program, participating students will have opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills through financial internships, in the real world, after completing classroom coursework. Likewise, Drew’s co-curricular programming includes guest lectures and trips into NYC to visit financial firms, regulators, and even nonprofits centered on promoting ethical financial behavior and financial literacy.

Recent internships include: DriveWealth, Fairfield Advisors, Treadstone Risk Management, Finlay Parker Holdings LLC, National Municipal Research, and WBB Asset Management.

Drew University has partnered with the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), a leading organization in the risk management industry.

The academic partnership will provide students in the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies’ Master in Finance program access to scholarships, highly regarded certification programs, research fellowship opportunities and a global network of more than 200,000 certified professionals.

“GARP is very pleased to announce the addition of Drew University to the GARP Partnership for Risk Education. The Master of Finance degree offered by the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies is a highly rigorous program. The program is supported by top-notch faculty with strong connections to the New York City financial community. The curriculum is interdisciplinary in its approach and is designed for direct application in the financial sector. Students matriculating in this program will be well positioned to pursue the FRM designation and to assume strategic roles within the global risk management industry.” – William May, Global Head of Certifications and Educational Programs, GARP

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Drew professors really care about their students and are willing to sacrifice their time to help. Professor Firestone spent his free time talking with me, answering my career questions, and providing valuable insight whenever I needed advice—even after I graduated. I wouldn’t be in my current position without his help. ”
Ping-Hua (Kevin) Chiu G’19
Management Associate, E.SUN Financial

Prerequisites

The required courses below may be waived based on prior undergraduate coursework.

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Introductory Statistics
  • Calculus and Analytical Geometry

Full-Time (One-Year Option)
Step-by-Step Path to Your Degree

Part-Time (Two-Year Option)
Step-by-Step Path to Your Degree

 

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At all levels, the professors at Drew are truly mentors. They understand the culture of a classroom really begins with their attitude, interest in the topic, and classroom policies. Every teacher I have had the pleasure of coming in contact with at Drew absolutely cares and conducts their classroom as an all-inclusive environment. ”
Mitchell Weiser G’19
Acquisitions Analyst, CREC Capital (Colliers Intl)