Applied Master of Science Program
to the graduate 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.
Acceptance to this program requires GRE or GMAT scores that meet department standards. 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)