USF Master of Science in Financial Analysis

Bring theory into practice as you successfully prepare to receive the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Pictured: John Ta MSFA '13, Matt Stalcup MSFA '13

We developed a financial analysis curriculum that brings theory to practice, preparing graduate students to successfully receive the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

The MSFA program offers rigorous quantitative training with an emphasis on ethical behavior in two formats

Full-TimE MSFA Part-Time MSFA
Designed for recent graduates and students in the early stages of their careers, the MSFA is a 1 1/2 year program which includes a Research Practicum or Academic Immersion. Designed for students with at least two years of work experience, Part-Time MSFA classes are scheduled to accommodate working professionals.
Eighteen month program of daytime classes. Two year program.
MSFA Foundation Course* prerequisites and GMAT or GRE test are required. MSFA Foundation Course* prerequisites and two years of professional experience are required.
Yes, USF issues I-20's for this program. No, USF does not issue I-20's for this program.

*MSFA Foundation Courses: Micro & Macroeconomics, Accounting, Probability/Statistics, Calculus. Also requires knowledge of spreadsheet applications.

Studying in downtown San Francisco, right by the Financial District, is incredible for networking. All of our professors are from different fields – some are in academics, some in banking – it's an excellent mix. Philippe Bouet, MSFA '11

For more testimonials visit our Graduate community page