MS Finance

Why Lindner for Finance?

Designed for our world’s future financial leaders, the University of Cincinnati’s Master of Science in Finance program provides students the training in both the theory and application of financial concepts needed to succeed in the industry. Our nationally-ranked program is among the Top 10 best value programs in the country, allowing you to get the most out of your investment, while also putting your career at the forefront.

The Lindner MS in Finance Program is ranked 7th overall (4th among public institutions) among the best, most affordable programs in the nation by Master of Finance Degrees.

Program Highlights

  • Program Flexibility: You can complete the MS Finance program in as little as two semesters of full-time study, or five semesters as a part-time student.
  • Degree Specialization: You can specialize their degree by taking specific courses to gain distinction in one of our four focus areas: Corporate Finance, Investments, Risk Management and Real Estate.
  • Professional Certifications: The courses within the MS in Finance Curriculum prepare students for the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA), Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM) examinations.
  • STEM Discipline Recognition: The MS in Finance program at Lindner prides itself on it’s diverse student population. The program qualifies as a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) designated program, allowing international students to extend their training in the U.S. by 24 months after graduation.

What You'll Learn

The Masters of Science in Finance program at the University of Cincinnati combines a blend of theoretical and applied knowledge, preparing you to grasp theory and develop skills to apply financial concepts in real-world situations.

Length of Program

The program may be completed as either a full-time student or as a part-time student and can be completed in as little as nine months. This program is STEM designated and international students qualify for the STEM OPT extension.

Learn More

For more information, please contact Tiffany Cooper, Associate Director of Recruitment, Graduate Programs, 513-556-7188.   


Tiffany Cooper

Tiffany Cooper
Associate Director of Graduate Recruitment
Phone: 513-556-7188

Brandy Schroeder

Brandy Schroeder
Assistant Director

Michael Neugent

Michael Neugent
Academic Director