Full-time or part-time graduate degree


Program Details


Online, Corvallis

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The Oregon State specialized master’s track in finance provides focused training in financial markets and institutions as you study access to and use of money and capital.

The coursework covers a wide range of finance topics including investments, portfolio analysis, international financial markets, derivatives and risk management, financial modeling, commercial banking and financial planning.

Our graduates have career opportunities on the investment management and corporate side of the market from analyst to manager and executive positions.

Why an OSU Master's?

Study Abroad

Flexible Learning Formats

Oregon State master’s are accessible fully online, or in person in Corvallis. These skills-driven degree programs can be completed full time in less than year or part time to meet the flexibility needs of working professionals.

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Industry-driven, STEM focused

Our master’s in business programs are STEM-designated graduate degrees customized by our consultations with industry leaders, to respond to market demand, giving you forward-thinking business skills that the job market wants.

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AACSB International

Oregon State has accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) – the global quality standard for business education.Only 5% of the world’s business schools have earned this distinction.

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Prestigious Alumni

You’re joining a network of more than 35,000 Oregon State business alumni at leading companies around our region and the world, such as Amazon, Google, Gallo, Daimler Truck, Boeing, Nike, Starbucks, Samaritan Healthcare and Target.

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What You'll Learn

  • Evaluate resources and make investment decisions, and understand the tradeoff between risk and reward using appropriate quantitative methods.
  • Provide defensible financial recommendations by applying financial tools and analytical methods.
  • Understand how individuals, businesses and public entities access financial markets.
  • Develop a strong quantitative and analytical focus as you study access to and use of money and capital.
  • Capstone project will focus on mergers and acquisitions, international finance or ethics and corporate social responsibility.

Oregon State Investment Group

The Oregon State Investment Group is a student-led asset management organization that provides portfolio management on behalf of Oregon State University Foundation. MBA students and undergraduate students work together to provide high-caliber sector analysis and portfolio management.

Founded in 2007, OSIG members perform in-depth equity research, fundamental valuation techniques and portfolio management. OSIG assets under management, exceeding $4 million, are dispersed between three distinct portfolios: the Large-Cap Portfolio, the D.A. Davidson Competition Portfolio, and the Global Portfolio.

The OSU Foundation is a nonprofit organization that partners with Oregon State University to engage the OSU community, inspire investment and steward resources to enhance the university's excellence and impact.

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