Applied Master of Science Program

The resident Applied Master of Science is for students who view the MS as their terminal degree and plan to work as a financial services professional following graduation. The Applied MS focuses on understanding issues and solving practical problems in the financial services industry. An industry-relevant capstone research project, rather than a thesis, is required for graduation.

GRE or GMAT scores are not required for the applied track. The Applied Master’s program is a non-thesis 36-hour program. This program is registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. and is designed to prepare students to sit for the CFP® exam.

Download the Resident Applied Master's Degree Program Handbook (PDF)

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