Online Master of Science in Finance

Master the Financial Side of  Business
Elvia Juliett Rivera Carcamo, MSF Graduate
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U.S. News & World Report ranks Northeastern University #37 (tied) in the U.S. in the Best Online Graduate Business Programs (excluding MBA) category for 2018.

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
—the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Regionally accredited by the The New England Commission of Higher Education.

The financial industry has changed dramatically in recent years. Shifting regulatory regimes, the growing complexity of global trade, and the rise of mobile banking are just a few of the industry’s new realities. Being able to adapt accordingly can propel your future in the field—and that is exactly what Northeastern University’s Online Master of Science in Finance can prepare you to do.

Choose our 100% Online Master’s in Finance to:

Complete coursework 100% online—no residencies required.

Earn your degree in as few as 16 months while continuing to work.

Study at an AACSB and regionally accredited business school.

Choose from two tracks—Corporate Finance or Investment Finance.

Consider our dual degree option—Online Master of Science in Finance/MBA.

Designed for busy professionals, our Online Master’s in Finance can equip you with the graduate-level knowledge and management foundation to unlock new opportunities for growth in your company—and in your career.

Why Earn Your Online Master of Science in Finance?

Increasing Need for Finance Graduates


Technological innovation and ever-shifting economic environments continue to transform the role of finance in global business. As a result, employers worldwide seek qualified financial experts who can diversify their financial portfolios, effectively minimize risks, maximize return on investments, and sustain growth. A master’s degree in finance can provide the foundation to meet these demands and secure your place as an industry leader.

Career Paths for Finance Graduates

Put Your Financial Knowledge to Work

Finance is the lifeforce of business, and professionals with an in-depth knowledge of the field are assets to leading employers worldwide. Explore some of the possible careers a master’s degree in finance from Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business can help you attain when coupled with appropriate work experience:


  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Commercial Lending Officer
  • Consultant
  • Corporate Finance Officer
  • Director of Finance

  • Financial Planner
  • Financial Risk Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Management Analyst
  • Mutual Fund Analyst

  • Private Wealth Manager
  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • Senior Internal Auditor
  • Statistical Analyst
  • Underwriter


As a graduate of our Online Master’s in Finance degree, you can apply your financial knowledge in:

  • Fortune 500 and mid-cap corporations
  • Government agencies

  • Nonprofits
  • Healthcare organizations

  • Insurance agencies
  • Venture capital and private equity firms

Why Choose Northeastern University’s Online Master of Science in Finance?

Earn a Degree That Makes a Statement

How can you prepare to become a strategic planner, problem solver, and innovative leader in the finance field? Earn your Online Master of Science in Finance degree from a top-ranked and AACSB-accredited business school.

Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business has a distinguished history and a reputation for excellence in teaching, learning, and research. The dedicated faculty members who deliver our Online Master’s in Finance program are accomplished scholars and experts in finance.

Northeastern is a global leader in practice-based education, and we continuously advance our methods to meet your ever-changing needs. We foster a rich culture of experiential learning and entrepreneurial thinking that allows you to put ideas into action, discover your passion, and grow intellectually. Why is this so important? Because learning is more than just studying; learning is doing.

With their guidance, you can complete a highly immersive and comprehensive curriculum that expertly blends current financial theory with real-world business practice.

Program Benefits

  • Advance Your Expertise
    Learn the essentials of finance and cultivate the high-level knowledge to drive financial strategy, increase shareholder value, support flexible operating models, minimize risks, and maximize revenues.
  • Prepare for Leadership
    Explore the advanced communication skills necessary to lead teams, address complex financial challenges, and collaborate with business leaders in a global context.
  • Learn from the Best
    Interact with and learn from an award-winning faculty of experienced finance professionals.

  • Study on Your Schedule
    Benefit from the Master of Science in Finance’s innovative online format—accessible anywhere and anytime you’re connected to the Internet.
  • Join a Global Network
    Collaborate with virtual classmates from across the finance spectrum and gain access to Northeastern’s network of 235,000 distinguished alumni.


We’re in the Business of Shaping Leaders

The esteemed faculty at Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business are accomplished scholars and industry experts in finance, accounting, taxation, and business. In addition to bringing a remarkable level of real-world experience and cutting-edge research into your online classrooms, they also bring an unwavering commitment to your success.

They’ll strive to engage you in high-level discussions and challenge you to put academic theory into action. This combination of direct experience and applied research helps make Northeastern’s Online Master’s in Finance both practical and relevant.

Get to know a few of them now by watching these short videos:


Nicole M. Boyson, PhD

Professor Emery A. Trahan, PhD, CPA, CFA
Professor of Finance and Finance Group Coordinator

Nicole M. Boyson, PhD

Nicole M. Boyson, PhD
Associate Professor of Finance

Why Choose Northeastern University’s Online Master of Science in Finance?

Graduate Spotlight

Marcy Reyes, MSF, 2014


“What Impact Does a Northeastern Online Graduate Business Degree Have on Students?”

Video spotlights featuring:
Kevin Sahotsky, MBA, 2013
Amy Brown, MBA, 2013
Brian Pelligrini, MSF, 2013
Isabela Piza Danielsen, MBA, 2013
Jordan Erskine, MBA, 2013

Who Should Choose Northeastern University’s Online Master of Science in Finance?

Build Your Professional Equity

Earning your online master’s degree in finance from Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business can provide you with the foundation and competitive edge you need to define the direction of your career.

Consider our program if you:

  • Want to expand your expertise in finance (portfolio management, corporate finance, investment or commercial banking, securities analysis, mutual funds, or personal financial planning)
  • Possess strong quantitative, analytical, and communication skills
  • Recognize the value of an advanced degree to enhance your professional capability, credibility, and marketability
  • Appreciate connections with other business professionals whose experience and perspectives can mutually enrich learning