Enhance your professional skill set with a broad range of invaluable analytical and technical skills when you earn an online Master of Science in Finance with a concentration in Investments. You’ll gain a greater understanding of how to analyze assets, debt and equity, securities, investment strategies, portfolios and other financial instruments, as well as fiscal and monetary policies and procedures. With this specialized knowledge, you’ll be well poised to seek an advanced career in the securities industry.
SNHU instructors are finance professionals, so you’ll be learning from people with high levels of financial experience who can teach you the ins, outs and best methods for analyzing, reporting and presenting financial data for any senior financial job function.
As an SNHU student, you’ll have access to internship and networking opportunities through our extensive alumni network.
Successful graduates of the program should be able to analyze equity and alternative investments using quantitative techniques and financial theories in relation to portfolio management.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, investments and securities careers show positive signs of growth in the coming years. Sparked by an increase in global investments in securities and commodities, along with a growing demand for investment advice, the BLS projects that employment in the securities, commodities and financial services industry will increase 4% by 2028.2
By earning an online MS in finance and investments from Southern New Hampshire University, you can increase your leverage when competing for top jobs. A master’s, combined with the appropriate licensing, will position you for a career as a broker, investment banker, trader and financial services sales agent.
Courses may include:
- Analytical Tools in Portfolio Management
- International Investments/Portfolio Management
- Option Analysis & Financial Derivatives