Your MS in Finance and Risk Management from the University of Colorado Denver consists of 30 semester hours. You will take 18 semester hours of required finance core courses and twelve semester hours of finance electives to complete the degree. You also complete any prerequisites for the courses you take within the finance core. A comprehensive exam is not required to complete the MS in Finance degree.
If you are interested in an MS in Finance you should have an accounting background equivalent to two undergraduate accounting courses or one MBA accounting course, such as BUSN 6550. If you do not have prior accounting coursework, you may take BUSN 6550 with your program. You should also have a working knowledge of Excel computer spreadsheets.
Please see the course catalog for course descriptions.