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MS in Finance




Credits to Complete MSF Program
Bloomberg Terminals in Trading Lab
Year to Finish MSF program with CFP Certificate

Masters Degree in Finance

University of Wyoming's Finance Master's program

At the University of Wyoming Masters in Finance program, you will obtain advanced training built on the foundations of principles and practices of modern finance. The MS in Finance is a rigorous, yet practical program that encompasses the fundamentals as well as cutting-edge topics in investment analysis, portfolio management, financial modeling, risk management, and fixed income securities. The MS in Finance program aims to make you well prepared to evaluate and react to change with confidence and to develop effective solutions to meet the needs of markets and industries.

Hands-On Preparation for a Bright Future

Our faculty members don't just teach finance; they practice what they preach! With four CFA and CFP charter holders (several of whom have had extensive industry background), our faculty will challenge you to use creativity, critical thinking, and ethical leadership to make informed decisions and to eliminate uncertainty. This program will equip you with the foundational skills to:

  • Identify, evaluate, and implement capital budgeting processes to maximize shareholder value
  • Understand and implement asset allocation strategies and risk management procedures
  • Utilize cutting-edge finance techniques to value complex risky financial securities
  • Incorporate best-practices in meeting the needs and wants of diverse financial clienteles

Designed for Aspiring Working Professionals


This AACSB accredited MSF program is designed for the demands of your professional and personal life, letting you stay on your career track while earning your degree. Our coursework encompasses classes you will need to obtain our CFP certificate, providing a unique opportunity to empower yourself intellectually while enhancing yourself professionally. To name a few other advantages:

  • Conveniently attend on-site, online or both
  • Complete your degree within ONE year
  • Merit-based scholarships are available for those who qualify

Coursework (MSF vs. CFP)


Masters of Science in Finance
Certified Financial Planner Certificate
Fall Semester Fall Semester
FIN 5750 Wealth Management Online FIN 5750 Wealth Management Online
FIN 5320 Corporate Finance & Governance
On-site ACCT 5070 Tax Planning Hybrid
FIN 5400 Empirical Finance On-site
ACCT 5070 Tax Planning Hybrid
Spring Semester Spring Semester
FIN 5310 Investment Management Online FIN 5310 Investment Management Online
MBAM 5506 Energy Trading On-site ACCT 5075 Estate Planning Hybrid
FIN 5910 Fixed Income Online FIN 4600 Ethics in Finance Online
FIN 5920 Credit Risk Management Online
FIN 4600 Ethics in Finance Online
Summer Semester Summer Semester
FIN 4710 Risk Management On-site FIN 4710 Risk Management On-site

For more information about the MS in Finance degree please email Amber Mercil, our Graduate Coordinator.

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