What is Business Admin Finance?

The University of Cincinnati’s Master of Science in Finance is ranked 7th overall (4th among public institutions) among the best, most affordable programs in the nation by Master of Finance Degrees.

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.

For more information regarding the MS Finance program please visit http://business.uc.edu/graduate/masters/ms-finance.html

Admission Requirements

  • Official GRE or GMAT scores
  • Unofficial transcripts used for admissions review. Official academic transcripts required when offered admission
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Career goal statement
  • Resume
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (international applicants only)

Whether your interest is in financial planning, investments, real estate, corporate finance or risk management and insurance, our MS Finance program enables you to fast track your career. Recent graduates have accepted jobs in a wide variety of fields, including investment banking, corporate finance, wealth management, financial risk management, portfolio management, lending, financial planning and analysis, private equity, equity analyst, and real estate development.

Students can transfer up to 12 semester hours of graduate credit from an AACSB accredited university. The course must have been taken within the past five years, with a grade of B or better. Courses must be approved by the academic director.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.


The Carl H. Lindner College of Business holds AACSB accreditation. AACSB International business accreditation is an achievement earned only by programs of the highest caliber. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. Less than one-third of U.S. business school programs and only 15% of business school programs worldwide meet the rigorous standards of AACSB International accreditation.