MS in Finance Admissions

Who we're looking for 

The MS in Finance is a rigorous full-time program that aims to build on practical quantitative and computational skills used in the finance industry, in addition to theoretical knowledge. Consider applying if you're a recent college graduate or early-career professionals with quantitative skills and experience or interest in a finance career.

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Admissions Prerequisites

Bachelor's Degree

A first university degree that is equivalent to a 4-year U.S. bachelor's degree.

Completion of Statistics Course

Completion of at least one full-semester, university-level statistics course is required at the time of application.

What you need to apply

The Carlson School of Management's Master of Marketing program offers a streamlined online application. The following materials are required to apply:

  • Personal Essays
  • Academic transcripts
  • Current Resume
  • 2 recommendations
  • Video essay
  • Application fee
  • Interview (invitation only)

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Application tips from Carlson Admissions

The admissions teams from the Carlson School’s MBA and specialty master’s programs offer some of their top tips to help set your application apart from the rest.


Have an admissions question or need guidance on whether the program is right for you? Connect with our admissions team for a one-on-one consultation.

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