Henry W. Bloch
School of Management

Master of Science in Finance

Advance your career.

The growing area of financial services demands more well-trained finance graduates at the master’s level in the Kansas City market and beyond. Bloch’s STEM-designated M.S.F. degree provides the in-demand skills and opportunities needed for your success.

The Bloch School’s Master of Science in Finance (M.S.F.) program stands at the forefront of delivering programs to prepare the next generation of Kansas City leaders in the field of Finance. Our STEM-designated M.S.F. degree will equip you to turn complex financial information into business value and advance your finance career. The Bloch M.S.F. program provides:

  • An entrepreneurial and globally focused curriculum.
  • Preparation for the Chartered Financial Analyst exam (CFA).
  • A wide variety of course offerings giving you the flexibility to tailor your degree to your goals and to build your technical competencies and soft skills.

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M.S.F.'s Stem Designation

The Master of Finance program is STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) designated, providing graduates a key advantage in the job market. Additionally, international graduates may be eligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT) for up to three years in the U.S, two years more than offered for programs without the designation.

MSF Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Financial Statement Knowledge: Students will demonstrate their ability to analyze financial statements by successfully completing a financial statement analysis project.
  2. Financial Modeling: Students will demonstrate their ability to use financial modeling techniques by successfully employing those techniques to reach financial decisions on a case.
  3. Portfolio management: Students will demonstrate their understanding of how to utilize various asset classes to achieve portfolio objectives including risk management by completing a class project.
  4. Valuing Business Entities: Students will demonstrate their ability to value business entities (both public and private) by successfully analyzing case information to arrive at an appropriate fair value for a business entity.

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Email: peglere@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-5254

Julie Smith

Email: jksmith@umkc.edu
Phone Number: 816-235-6856
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