Master of Science in Financial Services

General

Program Description

AACSB accredited and CFP® Board Certified

This innovative graduate program provides professionals like you with the tools, theory, and practical knowledge to engage in professional financial planning services and financial analysis. In addition, seven courses within the MSFS Program have been certified by the CFP® board to satisfy the requirements of the CFP® certification examination.

Saint Joseph’s University offers you the flexibility of online classes or on-campus evening classes so you can study without interrupting your career. What’s more, our staff, faculty, and students are united in the Jesuit ideal of cura personalis, care for the whole person, and are dedicated to helping you succeed in the classroom as well as in life.

The MSFS program requires completion of 10 courses (30 credits). An additional 10 credits of prerequisite coursework may also be required for those without a bachelor's degree in business. On average, part-time students complete the degree in two years, full-time students can complete in one year. Courses are offered in the fall, spring and summer semesters.

Student Profile: Full-time students in the M.S. in Financial Services Program average 1 to 3 years of work experience. Part-time students average 5 to 12 years of work experience.

Admissions are accepted on a rolling basis and we offer personalized assistance throughout the discovery and application process.

GMAT waivers are available based on professional work experience, certain professional certifications, Masters or other terminal degree, or high academic achievement at the bachelor's level.

Please contact our Admissions Manager, Christine Anderson, at sjums@sju.edu or 610-660-1690 for further details about the application process and program.

Last updated February 2018

About the School

For 160 years, Saint Joseph’s University has advanced the professional and personal ambitions of men and women by providing a rigorous Jesuit education – one that demands high achievement, expands kno ... Read More

For 160 years, Saint Joseph’s University has advanced the professional and personal ambitions of men and women by providing a rigorous Jesuit education – one that demands high achievement, expands knowledge, deepens understanding, stresses effective reasoning and communication, develops moral and spiritual character, and imparts enduring pride. Read less

Accreditations

AACSB Accredited