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Online Master of Science in Finance

Experience the Rewards

Saint Xavier University’s online Master of Science in Finance provides the strong analytical skills and deep understanding of today’s global financial markets you need for a successful career in finance. Our unique, immersive program combines a strong foundation in all areas of finance with hands-on skills in business problem solving. You will graduate with the practical skills you need to experience the real-world rewards of a finance education.

Discover the Advantages of a High-Tech, High-Touch Approach

As a student in this innovative online masters in finance program in a big data world, you will benefit from educational advantages such as:

  • Personal learning in a high-tech, high-touch program in which you enjoy hands-on instruction and support throughout your academic journey.
  • Hands-on training that includes the use of industry software including MATLAB, Hadoop, R and SAS throughout the program and virtual access to SXU’s unique, state-of-the-art trading lab for trading simulations.
  • A rigorous curriculum built around the CFA Institute’s Chartered Financial Analyst program. Our degree covers a significant portion of the topics of study for all three levels of the CFA exam—the test you must pass to earn the world’s most respected and recognized investment management charter.
  • A risk-management focus that builds hedging skills, techniques and processes that will enable you to produce financial innovations in the markets and be a responsible financial manager.
  • A progressive education that is continually evaluated and refreshed by a dedicated Advisory Board to mirror the latest industry trends.
  • Mentorship through the Business Executive for Student Transformation (BEST) program, which pairs you with an alumni mentor who’s a highly successful, experienced business executive.

A High-Quality, Ethics-Focused Education

When you earn your online finance degree from Saint Xavier University, you receive a quality education from a Catholic institution inspired by the heritage of the Sisters of Mercy. SXU is dedicated to educating students to search for truth, think critically, communicate effectively, and serve wisely and compassionately in support of human dignity and the common good.

Saint Xavier’s online MSF program builds the practical skills you need to experience the real-world rewards of a finance education that transcend money or individual status. As you acquire big-data and finance expertise, you will also learn how to apply those proficiencies for the greater good. While you work toward earning your masters in finance online, you will also enjoy a financial education with a unique focus on ethics and corporate social responsibility.

  • All of our instructors teach ethics in accordance with the CFA Institute’s “Standards of Practice Handbook,” which promotes ethical practices in the investment industry.
  • SXU’s Graham School of Management is also a signatory of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), an organized relationship between the United Nations and business schools to champion responsible management education and research globally.

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By pursuing your online Master of Science in Finance from Saint Xavier University, you will additionally join a quality institution that is:

  • Accredited by the AACSB, a rigorous quality standard that only 5% of business programs worldwide achieve. AACSB-accredited schools are recognized worldwide by top employers and other universities and have more access to recruiters and graduates that receive higher, more competitive salaries.
  • Ranked #15 on the Business Research Guide’s “2015 Most Innovative Small College Business Departments” list.
  • Recognized as one of the top 50 Midwest Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2015.

The Knowledge to Advance Your Career

A master’s degree in finance opens doors to rewarding job opportunities and tremendous potential for career advancement in the growing finance industry. This immersive experience was designed for current finance professionals as well as those without a background in finance. The program prepares you to join the ranks of tomorrow’s risk managers, investment managers and financial analysts, among other positions.


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Explore Your Future in Finance Today

Experience the rewards of an online master’s in finance in a big data world from Saint Xavier University. Contact our admissions office at 866-319-8966 or request more information.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, on the Internet at (visited January 19, 2016).