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MS in Finance and Risk Management

The MS in Finance and Risk Management at the University of Colorado Denver Business School is nationally respected for relevant curriculum and expert faculty.

Build from a theoretical foundation and then specialize with electives, such as:

  • Security Analysis and Firm Valuation
  • Financial Innovations
  • Futures and Options
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Small Firm Financial Management
  • Financial Modeling
  • International Financial Markets

Best ranked Master of Science in Finance Degree in Colorado

The 2016 Financial Engineer list of ranked Finance programs.

Flexible Schedules

Classes are held in the evenings and online so students can attend classes at times that work for them. Students can blend campus and online courses within a semester if the online option is available for your program. Our class sizes are smaller so students can learn from expert practitioner faculty and network with other seriously motivated students. Students develop relationships that last for a lifetime.

The MS in Finance and Risk Management program is an excellent preparation for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program, and provi des you wit h the specialized knowledge that will help you advance professionally.


Ranked 41st nationally.

The 2017 TFE Times’ Master of Finance (MSF) list of ranked Finance programs.

J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities

The J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities is the first center of its kind focused on research and education in the broad range of commodities including agriculture, energy, and minerals.


My education at the CU Denver Business School has opened up many doors that had not previously been available in my career. It has done so by providing a broad-based, but thorough understanding of many areas of the financial world.

Steven B. Price,
MS Finance student


The MS-Finance program has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.


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