Master of Science in Finance from University of Delaware

Earn your STEM master's degree from one of the most highly regarded business schools in the US.

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The University of Delaware, located in Newark, Delaware was founded in 1743. The Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics ranks high for its outstanding business programs and global reputation.

The Lerner M.S. in finance curriculum is based on the financial theory and empirical methods employed by professionals practicing corporate finance, financial security valuation, financial modeling, portfolio management, financial services management, financial risk management and corporate governance.

You will gain a nuanced grasp of short- and long-term capital investment, the risks and rewards of mergers and acquisitions, and how to deal with financial distress.

1 semester online + 2 semesters on campus in the US
30 credit split acorss 3 semesters
Sem 1 - 6 credits (online)
Sem 2 - 9-12 credits (on campus)
Sem 3 - 9-12 credits (on campus)
The program is STEM designated, enabling students with a 3-year post-study work visa (Optional Practical Training)
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Without Leap Advantage (3 semesters on Campus)
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Your M.S. in finance degree can prepare you for a variety of career options and goals, from Wall Street to Main Street and business centers around the world.

Financial Advisor

Financial Analyst

Loan Specialist

Investment Analyst

Investment Advisor

Business Risk Specialist

Risk management analyst

India Edition | Semester 1 | Online

Admission process starts in India.

1st semester, study online in India.

Academic mentoring, pedagogy and coursework by University of Delaware faculty and staff.

Non-academic support provided by Leap, including visa counselling, mentorship and soft skills training.

Students can continue to work part-time in India, while they earn their first semester course credits online.

Networking, internship and employment access in USA.

US Edition | Semester 2 & 3 | On Campus

Students transfer out to the US and spend 2nd and 3rd semester on Campus.

Students will have opportunity to participate in campus assistantships & internships, just like other full-time students.

They will graduate with a degree from the US university and receive the benefit of a post-study work visa that is Optional Practical Training (OPT) for 3 years, similar to a full-time international student.

Eligibility for Master of Finance

An undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited academic institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.

3 and 4 year bachelor's degree holders are eligible to apply.

English proficiency test: IELTS (6.5) or TOEFL (85)

GRE/GMAT scores are waived off for students applying through Leap Advantage.

Application Documentation

2 letters of recommendation

Official transcripts

Resume (Max - 2 Pages)

Statement of Purpose

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What are the eligibility requirements for this program?

An undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited academic institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher. 3 and 4 year bachelor's degree holders, from both finance and non-finance background are eligible to apply.

What are the English proficiency and other requirements for admission?

English proficiency test: IELTS (6.5) or TOEFL (85)
GRE is wavied off for students applying via Leap Advantage

Do you accept a 15-year education from India?

Yes, we accept students with a 15-year education.

Can students work part-time during their studies in the US?

International graduate students attending the University of Delaware on an F-1 student visa are limited by federal regulations to a maximum of 20 hours of on-campus employment per week during the academic semesters. Specific immigration regulations and information will be provided during the in-person international student orientation on campus.

How will the online part of learning and doubt resolution be taken care of?

At the University of Delaware, online learning has emerged as a transformative educational experience via our award-winning "electronic campus." Quality isn't compromised. Academically, online classes are identical to classroom-based courses. The professors require research papers and projects, quizzes, exams, and other forms of participation. Professors are available by email or appointment to support you with questions about course content. UD provides technical support and recommendations to help you have the best experience and resolve concerns.

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