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Invest in yourself and

your future 



Full-Time; On-campus

10 or 16 month

Not required

Build a solid foundation in financial theory and technology to create real business value in any finance career you pursue with Carlson School's MS in Finance.



Designed to advance your career

Learn finance fundamentals from globally renowned faculty and tackle challenging projects for real client companies in our applied curriculum design program. Choose to specialize in asset management, corporate finance, or healthcare finance. Or prepare yourself for research-oriented jobs or PhD programs in our finance research track. The MS in Finance program is a STEM-designated program as recognized by the Department of Homeland Security.


Master in Finance in the United States, QS World University Ranking (2023)


of 2022 grads received job offers within 180 days of graduation


average starting salary

"Now, nearly every day, I make impactful business decisions by drawing on what I've learned and experienced in the program. I believe the year I spent in the Carlson School's MSF program is the most worthwhile investment I have ever done."

- Chia-En Yu, '17 MSF, Mortgage Market Risk Analyst, US Bank

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Receive one-to-one faculty support

Gain resume-worthy experience working with real client companies

Build a global perspective through international learning opportunities

Join an international network of 55,000+ esteemed alumni

Prepare for your best career with lifetime coaching services

The Carlson School of Management shares a commitment to imagination, engagement, and ambition. Our approach connects students to unique experiential learning opportunities, dynamic international education programs, and a vibrant network of businesses throughout the state and beyond. 

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