Finance (MS)


Finance, MS

Online 30 cr

The MS in Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the in-demand skills they need to make financial and investment decisions.


The program curriculum will help students develop an understanding of financial decision making that is relevant to portfolio and risk managers, as well as corporate finance officers. Students are trained in the latest quantitative methods and real-world applications are presented through case studies.

Take advantage of the strong outlook for financial analysts (11% growth over the next decade). Nebraska's esteemed finance faculty, comprehensive coursework, and intuitive learning platform will enable you to strengthen your investment and finance management skills.

Tuition for the M.S. in Finance is the same for all students, regardless of residency.

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • Application for Admission with $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • One set of transcripts.
  • If International: upload copies of all college- or university-level transcripts or mark sheets (records of courses and marks earned), with certificates, diplomas, and degrees plus certified English translations.

    * Official documents are required from all students who are admitted and enroll. Photocopies of certified records are not acceptable. International students enrolled in other U.S. institutions may have certified copies of all foreign records sent directly to the Office of Graduate Studies by their current school’s registrar office.

  • If the student’s native language is not English, verification of English proficiency is required.
  • If applicant is not a US citizen and expects an F or J visa: financial information.
  • Applicants must also fulfill any additional requirements the department specifies at the time of application.

Major Admission Requirements

  • GMAT
  • GRE
  • Entrance exam(s): GMAT or GRE. A score of 600 on GMAT (or equivalent on the GRE) is strongly recommended.
  • Minimum English proficiency: Paper TOEFL 550, Internet TOEFL 80, IELTS 6.5
  • Three references
  • Professional Resume
  • Personal Statement

NOTE: When sending GRE or TOEFL scores, our institution code is 6877 and a department code is not needed

Admission Deadlines

July 1 for Fall. Accepting applications for fall only.



Graduate Chair

Julian Atanassov

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