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Saint Joseph's University

MS in Financial Services Program

Philadelphia, PA

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Saint Joseph's University

Overview

Fast track your career with a MS in Financial Services from Saint Joseph's University

Saint Joseph's University's Master of Science in Financial Services (MSFS) program is designed to prepare students for success in the fast-paced, dynamic financial industry. As one of the few programs in the nation that is both AACSB-accredited and CFP® board-certified, this top-ranked program offers students advanced credentials by building on professional planning, analytical and financial experience, along with the strong ethical foundation that is crucial to today's financial environment. In addition, seven courses in the MSFS program fulfill the educational requirements needed to sit for the CFP®exam. Students can choose to study part-time, full-time, on campus or online. Graduates of the MSFS program leave prepared to create solutions, introduce new capabilities, improve client relationships, and ultimately, contribute to their organization's bottom line. Consistently ranked as one of the top-programs in the nation by "U.S. News & World Report" and "The Princeton Review", the MSFS program provides critical expertise in the areas of:

  • Portfolio Management 
  • Financial Institutions and Capital Markets 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions 
  • Risk Management 
  • Pension and Benefits Administration 
  • International Finance 
  • Tax Planning for Management Decision Making 
  • Stakeholder Theory and Social Responsibility

Want to learn about our GMAT waiver opportunity?

Email - chris.anderson@sju.edu

Call - 610-660-1690

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 30

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT or GRE
Minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

81
Applied
45
Accepted
18
Enrolled
56%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th May 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT or GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, resume, personal statement, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$30,690
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
49%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 1.59%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.17%

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 6
Male (12)
Female (3)

Location & Contact

Address 5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19131-1395
United States
Contact Ms. Jeannine Lajeunesse
Director
Email: jlajeune@sju.edu
Phone: 610-660-1626
Fax: 610-660-1599