Master of Science in Finance

The M.S. in Finance (MSFIN) is a flexible, 36-hour STEM degree. An M.S. in Finance from Dallas Baptist University will equip you for a wide range of exciting and challenging careers in the investment and financial analysis fields. Our flexible course offerings can be completed as quickly as 18 months and are ideal for students wanting to enter into the finance industry.

The MSFIN program will equip students with various quantitative skills required for financial professionals, including expertise in accounting, economic, and quantitative analyses, and the application of modern portfolio theory. Also, the program will equip students with an understanding of current trends in fintech.

The MSFIN program will provide students with the knowledge base to sit for the Level I CFA* (Chartered Financial Analyst®) exam.

*An application for membership in the CFA Institute’s University Affiliation Program will be submitted after the MSFIN program starts in Fall 2020.

More than an Education

A master’s degree in finance will catapult you into an exciting and promising career. If you’re looking for a promising career option, finance is a top contender. Whether your goal is to be a controller, finance officer, portfolio manager, risk manager, or corporate financial analyst, the demand for a degree in finance is strong with some of the fastest-growing occupations. However, the best positions will be for those who acquire the most in-demand skills, and a Master’s in Finance from Dallas Baptist University can help propel you to new opportunities.

Marked by Service

Our holistic approach means we don’t focus only on career development, but we also strive to develop YOU. We are a Christ-centered institution, and we believe in building up servant leaders who can impact financial markets through unparalleled academic preparation as well as through personal development as a servant leader through a higher calling that provides meaning and purpose.

Meet the M.S. in Finance Program Director

“We’re passionate about preparing servant leaders who can impact the financial industry.”

- Dr. Jinsop Park, Interim Program Director
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Dr. Jinsop Park

Additional M.S. in Finance Program Information


Dallas Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Dallas Baptist University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

Dallas Baptist University is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the following business degrees: Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Bachelor of Business Studies (B.B.S.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), and Master of Arts in Management (M.A.M.) degrees. The Master of Science in Finance will be accredited by the ACBSP within the appropriate timeframe.

Admission Requirements for the M.S. in Finance

There are no requirements additional to the Graduate School's requirements for Full Admission.

The admission requirements listed above are specific to this degree program and are supplemental to the Graduate School’s requirements for Full Admission. Admission to one graduate program does not guarantee admission to another. Applicants who show potential for graduate study, but do not meet the criteria for Full Admission, may be admitted for up to 12 hours under provisional status. Students admitted under Provisional Admission will be granted Full Admission upon successful completion of 12 credit hours and fulfillment of the conditions of their admission as determined by the Master’s Degrees Admission Committee.

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