Master of Science in Finance

Program level: 
Degree awarded: 
Country of accreditation: 
United States
Program accreditation/registration: 
Program approved and registered by the New York State Education Department
Program registered as a non-degree post-graduate specialization program by the Hungarian Educational Authority (HEA)
Program subject to accreditation by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ-Austria)
Program length: 
10 months (full- and part-time)
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US degree credits: 
Austrian degree ECTS credits: 
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Program Description

Please note that no new students are presently being enrolled into Hungarian-registered version of the program.

Advance your career with the MS in Finance guided by industry. Embrace the rapid evolution of finance, learn new strategies, technologies and data tools, grow your professional network. Study full-time as a graduate or career changer, or keep your career and study part-time.

Finance at the Cutting Edge Guided by Industry

The MS in Finance combines a professional finance curriculum with data analytics, technology and legal studies. Develop your applied skills with cases, simulations and a capstone project. Learn from leading professors and industry veterans. Prepare for tomorrow’s leadership roles.

The MS in Finance Advisory Committee is a working group of senior executives from global institutions offering professional guidance.

Join a World-Class International Community

The MS in Finance is ranked #1 in Central Europe and world #50 by QS Masters in Business Analytics Rankings. In economics, CEU is #151-200 by ARWU ShanghaiRanking and QS World University Rankings.

The Class of 2019 has 33 students from 16 countries. Among the world's most international universities, CEU brings together 1,448 students from 117 countries to exchange ideas in an open and dynamic community.

Boost Your Career

Budapest ranks among the EU’s fastest rising tech hubs and best places for expats. Firms competing for international talent include BCG, BlackRock, Citi, GE, McKinsey, Morgan Stanley and MSCI.

Study full-time or part-time. Enter a job or internship anytime, and switch from full-time to part-time if you land a full-time job. In 2017, 100% of full-time students landed a job within three months of graduation.

Partner Schools on Four Continents

Extend your studies free of tuition with an exchange trip. Go for a week or an entire semester. Partner schools include EBS in Germany, Emory in the U.S., ESSEC in France and Singapore, and Shanghai Jiao Tong in China.