Master of Science in Finance

The UIC Business Master of Science in Finance program is designed to position you to excel at finance by having key insights into an industry that is rapidly changing with new technologies. Finance is indeed the true language of business, and this program leaves you prepared for a secure career in several areas of the field.

Requirements, Syllabi and Policies

'19/'20 UIC Business Specialized Programs Handbook

Areas of Specialization

Corporate Finance

  • ACTG 502 Financial Accounting I
  • ACTG 503 Financial Accounting II
  • ACTG 516 Financial Statement Analysis
  • ACTG 585 Corporate Valuation & Accounting Information
  • FIN 542 International Finance
  • FIN 594 Financial Communication
  • FIN 494 Business Investment Valuation
  • ECON 501 Microeconomics

Asset Management

  • FIN 512 Portfolio Analysis
  • FIN 515 Fixed Income Securities
  • FIN 516 Options and Futures Markets
  • FIN 571 Empirical Issues in Finance
  • FIN 573 Risk Management*
  • FIN 594 Advanced Investments
  • FIN 594 Applied Equity Investment Management
  • FIN 594 Behavioral Finance
  • FIN 594 Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains
  • FIN 594 Chicago Exchanges
  • IDS 561 Analytics for Big Data
  • IDS 566 Advanced Text Analytics
  • IDS 576 Advanced Predictive Models and Applications

Commodities, Derivatives and Financial Exchanges

  • FIN 512 Portfolio Analysis
  • FIN 516 Options and Futures Markets
  • FIN 594 Securities Markets and High-Frequency Trading
  • FIN 594 Advanced Investments
  • FIN 594 Energy Markets and Contracting
  • FIN 594 Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains
  • FIN 594 Chicago Exchanges
  • IDS 561 Analytics for Big Data
  • IDS 572 Data Mining for Business
  • IDS 576 Advanced Predictive Models and Applications

Banking and Capital Markets

  • FIN 530 Money and Banking
  • FIN 531 Capital Markets
  • FIN 594 Chicago Exchanges
  • FIN 594 Financial Communication
  • IDS 576 Advanced Predictive Models and Applications
  • MBA 590 Credits
  • ECON 511 Macroeconomics

Class Schedule

Hsiu-Lang Chen

Director of Master of Science in Finance (MSF) Graduate Studies

601 S. Morgan St., UH 2119, Illinois

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