Master of Science in Finance
University of Scranton

Program Details

Dedicated specifically to professionals who commit themselves to excellence in the finance industry, The University of Scranton's online MS in Finance delivers a modern education that provides a deep focus on hard-to-find financial skills and the CFA Institute's 6 areas of focus. It provides a program that is concentrated on the combination of ethics, technologies, and financial analysis and rooted to the rigor of the Jesuit tradition. It prepares you to lead: your career, your team, your company, in as little as 12 months.

Finance Careers: Titles , Growth Rates & Annual Pay

Employment growth for all the careers below is above the national average of 6% and reflects projections for the 2014-2024 time period. The median wage reflects salaries from 2016.

  • Personal Finance Managers1

Growth Rate: 30%     Median Wage: $90,530

  • Financial Examiners2

Growth Rate: 10%     Median Wage: $79,280

  • Financial Analysts3

Growth Rate: 12%    Median Wage: $81,760

  • Financial Manager4

Growth Rate: 7%        Median Wage: $121,750

Prove Your Professional Standard

The online MSF from The University of Scranton speaks volumes about your experience and dedication to ethical practice before you say a word. Our curriculums align to Jesuit values — you develop a sincere sensitivity to the ethical, socially responsible, and sustainable aspects of a global society — values that became the new standard in the financial world. Additionally,

  • We're AACSB Accredited — Held by few business schools in the world, the Kania School of Management is proud to hold this prestigious accreditation.
  • You're prepared to earn the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) credential, the most respected and recognized investment management designation in the world.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Scranton is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • For Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Intersession 2021, Spring 2021 and Spring 2022 terms, the GMAT/GRE requirement will be waived due to testing limitations surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants may be asked to provide a written response to a case study depicting a hypothetical business scenario.