Master of Science in Finance & Analytics
What You’ll Study
The Master of Science in Finance & Analytics – where finance, analytics, and storytelling meet.
Queens is the first university in North Carolina to offer the Master of Science in Finance & Analytics, designed to prepare you for careers of the future. You will hone specific skills in finance and data analytics needed to meet market demand in the finance industry.
Queens plays a critical role in developing leaders within Charlotte, and as such, our faculty collaborated with top local industry leaders, such as Accenture, Ally Financial, and Bank of America, to develop this specific graduate program for leaders who want to blend analytics with finance to ensure companies make better business decisions. We partner with these same industry leaders, giving you access the top business and analytical minds of the region. Find mentors in Charlotte industry leaders. Practice your skills through executive in residence programs. Expand your network through our guest lecture series. We can’t wait for you to get started.
The MSFA program is a designated STEM program, allowing international students to apply for a 24-month STEM extension of OPT.
Number of credits: 30 credit hours
Number of courses needed to graduate: 12
Average Completion Time: 1-2 years
Cost per credit: $1,165
Flexible Program: Online and hybrid
Two in-person residencies
Experiential Learning – you will take part in an integrative team project that gives you an opportunity to demonstrate an understanding of the core competencies taught throughout the program and apply them to an industry project in the financial services industry
International Experience (optional)
How Can You Use This Degree?
You will be able to analyze data sets, using financial theory, and analytical methods in order to address complex financial problems.
You will be prepared to excel in a variety of industries including, but not limited to, the following:
- Corporate finance
- Economic and Financial Forecasting (FNA 632)
- Data Foundations for Analytics (FNA 633)
- Investment Analysis (FNA 663)
- Futures & Options (FNA 665)
Katarina Ivanov, Ph.D.
Director, MS in Finance and Analytics
Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics
Joseph Campos, M.B.A.
Meet Your Professors
The McColl School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) which is the gold standard for business schools. Fewer than six percent of business schools worldwide have obtained AACSB accreditation.