At Sawyer Business School, you can customize your degree and earn a Master of Science in Finance (MSF) degree in as few as 12 months.

Flexible Options

With flexible program options, you can take courses part-time or full-time. Many of our students work nearby in Boston’s Financial District and take advantage of our evening and online classes. Others are full-time students, ready to embark on their careers. As a result, you'll meet students from around the world and across the career spectrum.

You can also specialize in other areas by choosing the MSA/MSF, MBA/MSF, or JD/MBA joint degrees.

Career-Relevant Curriculum

Finance industry leaders help shape your curriculum, ensuring that your courses mirror the challenges of today’s financial market and set you up to pass the Chartered Financial Analyst CFA). In fact, the MSF curriculum incorporates at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge and emphasizes the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. As a result, the MSF program has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.

Your faculty are financial experts—tiered journals, such as the Journal of Banking and Finance.

Professional Development

As a student, you'll take Effective Career Planning, a 1-credit introductory course that offers career resources to help you get where you want to be. You'll also have access to our EDGE Professional Development workshops, which help you build your resume, develop professional contacts, write cover letters, polish your interview skills, and more.

You’ll graduate with a keen understanding of many key areas, including corporate finance, portfolio management, investment banking, and international finance.

Internationally Recognized

The Sawyer Business School is accredited by AACSB International, the premier accrediting agency for business schools, an honor shared by fewer than five percent of business schools around the globe.