Jun 16, 2019  
2010-2011 Denver Campus Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Denver Campus Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Finance MS


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Program Director: Ajeyo Banerjee
Telephone: 303.315.8456

Faculty

Professors:
Marcelle Arak, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jean-Claude Bosch, PhD, University of Washington
E. Woodrow Eckard, PhD, University of California-Los Angeles
Richard Foster, PhD, University of Chicago
James Morris, PhD, University of California-Berkeley
Dean Taylor, PhD, University of Chicago

Associate Professors:
Ajeyo Banerjee, PhD,University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Elizabeth Cooperman, PhD, University of Georgia
Jian Yang, PhD, Texas A&M University

Senior Instructors:
John Byrd, PhD, University of Oregon
Chen Ji, MS, University of Colorado
Barbara Pelter, PhD, University of California-Davis
John Turner, PhD, St. Louis University

Instructors:
John Daley, PhD, University of Washington
Cindy Sutfin, MS, University of Colorado

 

The master of science in finance provides the necessary depth and specialized expertise to meet the need of businesses for financial managers, investment analysts and other finance specialists. 

The program emphasizes a familiarity with the institutions in our financial system, an understanding of financial markets and instruments, and the analytical skills and tools necessary to make informed decisions about investment and financing.

The program is suited to students from a wide variety of undergraduate backgrounds and is particularly appropriate to students with strong technical and analytical backgrounds.

The MS in finance offers flexibility with on-campus and online courses. The MS finance degree requirements are met by the following courses and options:

Required Courses


Total: 30 Hours


Prerequisites: BUSN 6550, Analyzing and Interpreting Accounting Information, or the equivalent accounting background. Students are also expected to be knowledgeable in spreadsheet software.

Notes and Restrictions


Finance Electives. Choose three courses in finance from the list of regularly scheduled graduate classes in consultation with an advisor.

Free Elective. Students complete 3 semester hours of graduate business course work (excluding BUSN courses numbered below 6800). Modern finance is heavily mathematical and draws extensively on economics and accounting. Courses in these areas are especially useful. Petitions may be submitted to the program director for special courses that fit a student’s individual needs.

 

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