Virginia Commonwealth University [View Image]School of Business

AcademicsFinance, Insurance and Real EstateM.S. in business, concentration in finance

Prepare for careers in corporate finance, investments and commercial banking through hands-on application and in-depth analysis of financial theories. In this concentration, you’ll gain extensive training and decision-making skills in corporate financial management, investments and security analysis, international finance, funds management and derivatives.


Our program is geared toward students with undergraduate degrees in business, but if you have a technical background in math or engineering, you should be well-prepared for the curriculum.

Courses are available in the evening, and the degree can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.

Program and degree requirements

Career opportunities

  • Alumni employers include:
    • Morgan Stanley
    • Ford
    • Virginia Retirement System
    • Federal Reserve Bank
    • BB&T
  • Careers in the field:
    • Financial analyst
    • Research analyst
    • Senior bank examiner
    • Wealth management business analyst

Contact us

Advising and Application Questions
Graduate Studies in Business Office
(804) 828-4622

Curriculum Questions
Seong Byun, Ph.D.
Faculty advisor

For information about our programs, faculty and industry connections, visit the FIRE department page.

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