USF Hybrid Online / Live Master of Science in Financial Analysis

The University of San Francisco’s professional Master of Science in Financial Analysis program integrates the rigorous quantitative training required by the finance profession with a solid grounding in the ethical behavior that underpins financial markets and transactions. Pictured: John Ta MSFA '13, Matt Stalcup MSFA '13

Earn your graduate finance degree at the University of San Francisco

Earn your graduate finance degree on your schedule with USF’s new professional Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) program.

This hybrid part-time program has in-person classes that meet approximately once per month combined with online learning, allowing you to balance new learning opportunities with your professional responsibilities.

Offered In

San Francisco, California - Downtown Campus

MS Financial Analysis Part-Time Degree Program Overview

  • 22-month program designed for working investment professionals.

  • Each online course includes instructor videos and guided assignments, between in-person class sessions.

  • Two-unit courses meet in person approximately one Saturday each month, for three months.

  • Taught by USF Finance faculty and CFA-credentialed practitioners who are experts in their area.

  • You will learn the best of theory, analysis, and practice in investment management and financial analysis.

  • USF’s Master of Science in Financial Analysis program is an Academic Program Partner of the CFA Institute

  • The USF Financial Analysis program curriculum covers the body of knowledge deemed necessary for the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation exams.


People talk about the difficulty of the CFA Level I exam, but the curriculum in the USF MSFA curriculum prepared me so well. The courses are well-rounded while still providing the tools we need to perform on the CFA exams. Alfred Au, MSFA '12