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Master of Science in Finance
Earn your Master of Science in Finance from a top-ranked AACSB-accredited university. Designed for busy professionals, this dynamic program can be completed entirely online at a pace that meets your needs.
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The Manning School of Business Finance Department, in collaboration with the Division of Online & Continuing Education, is now offering the Master's of Science Degree in Finance entirely online. All of UMass Lowell's programs offered by the Manning School of Business are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. This accreditation is the highest level of accreditation for a business school, and documents the commitment of the Finance Department, the Manning School of Business, and the University of Massachusetts Lowell to excellence in education and continuous improvement of programs to keep them rigorous and relevant.
Undergraduate non-business majors who have not previously taken undergraduate courses in Financial Accounting, Business Financial Analysis, and Microeconomics with grades of B- or better must do so prior to applying to this program. This requirement can be satisfied by taking the following three UMass Lowell courses: ECON.2010 Microeconomics; ACCT.5010 Financial Accounting; FINA.5010 Business Financial Analysis. These prerequisite course credits may not be counted towards the master's degree.
- 10 courses total
To be recommended for a University of Massachusetts Lowell master's degree, candidates must satisfy all of the general requirements below, plus any additional requirements that may be required by the department through which the program is offered. Any additional requirements for this program are either listed below or may be found in the University's Graduate Program Catalog.
In applying for a degree program or registering for courses, each student assumes full responsibility for knowledge of and compliance with the definitions, regulations and procedures of UMass Lowell as set forth on our website. For additional information, please refer to the Graduate Program Policies found within the UMass Lowell Graduate Catalog.
UMass Lowell has built a solid reputation by offering one of the largest selections of online programs available through a traditional university. Courses are taught by full-time faculty who are experts in their fields, and by adjunct faculty who, as practicing professionals, bring real-world experience to online class discussions.
We are committed to providing you with high-quality, affordable online programs that make earning your degree or certificate more convenient than ever before. Our students have access to online course technical support 24x7, and our academic advisors are here to help every step of the way.
Pre-req: MBA; Foundation Core.
MBA, MSA, MS ITE or MSF.
CSCE Graduate Restrictions
MBA, MSF, or MSA & Core Pre-req
MBA Found Core or MSA
MBA, MSA, MS ITE or MSF.
FINA.601 Corporate Finance
Matriculated MBA students
Matriculated MBA students
Matriculated Manning School of Business graduate students who have completed 49.201, ACCT.501, and FINA.501, or permission of Coordinator.
At UMass Lowell, we believe that students should have as much information as possible up front so they can make informed decisions before enrolling in a degree program or signing up for a course.
Tuition for UMass Lowell Online and Continuing Education students is the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Tuition is priced per credit. To calculate the tuition for a course, simply multiply the per-credit tuition by the total number of credits per course. Exception: If the total number of course contact hours is greater than the total number of credits, the per-credit tuition is instead multiplied by the total number of contact hours.
Fall 2019 Tuition
|Per Credit / Contact Hour|
|Undergraduate Face-to-Face Courses and Audit||$340.00|
|Undergraduate Online Courses and Audit (except Manning School of Business* Undergraduate Online Courses and Audit)||$380.00|
|Manning School of Business* Undergraduate Online Courses and Audit||$385.00|
|Graduate Online and Audit (except Manning School of Business* Online, MBA in Haverhill, Master's in Information Technology, Master's in Engineering Management, and Education Courses)||$575.00|
|Manning School of Business* Graduate Online Courses||$655.00|
|MBA Graduate Courses in Haverhill||$655.00|
|Master's in Information Technology and Master's in Engineering Management** Online Courses||$590.00|
|Graduate Education Online Courses||$470.00|
*Applies to courses with the following prefixes: ACCT, BUSI, ENTR, FINA, MGMT, MKTG, MIST, POMS offered through the Manning School of Business
**Applies to courses with the following prefixes: CHEN, CIVE, EECE, MECH, PLAS offered through the Francis College of Engineering
|Registration Fee per Term (nonrefundable)||$30.00|
|Late Fee for Nonpayment||$50.00|
|Fee for Undergraduate Degree Application||$60.00|
|Fee for Graduate Degree Application||$50.00|
You can take courses without being officially enrolled in a certificate or degree program, but you must meet course prerequisites. Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Class size is limited. We recommend that you register early to reserve your place in class.
For more information, please visit our Registration Page.
Email Graduate_Admissions@uml.edu or call 800-656-4723.
For general questions about registering for courses or to find out who the advisor is for your graduate program, call 800-480-3190. Our admissions and advising teams are here to help!