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Graduate School of Management

UCR Master of Finance Program

Master of Finance


Master of Finance

A STEM-Certified Degree Program

Build a career in the world of finance as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP) or as a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). This program is carefully designed to train client-facing professionals in understanding, translating and presenting complex financial instruments to their clients.

The UCR Master of Finance curriculum provides the essential financial acumen you need to impact and lead the financial management industry. It builds financial analysis skills that can be applied to national and international careers in corporate finance, investment banking and risk management.

Effective Immediately: UCR GMAT/GRE and TOEFL/IELTS requirement waived 

As a response to the unique global impact caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus, and an effort to support our students, the University of California, Riverside Graduate School of Business will alter the admissions requirements for all applicants for Fall 2020. 

See full admissions waivers


9 Months
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48 Units
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7 Required Courses
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2 Restricted Elective Courses
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3 Elective Courses
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Capstone or
Seminar Courses
Winter 2021 Application Deadline
  • November 1, 2020
Fall 2021 Application Deadlines
  • Priority Round:
    December 15, 2020
  • Round 2:
    January 31, 2021
  • Round 3:
    March 31, 2021
  • International Late Round:
    June 1, 2021
  • Domestic Late Round:
    August 1, 2021