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Online M.S. in Finance | University of Oklahoma Online





Achieve Success in Finance

The online M.S. in Finance program is a 32-credit-hour program designed to prepare students for the complex and nuanced disciplines of corporate finance and equity. Students study topics including financial modeling, advanced corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, venture capital and private equity, alternative investments, equity fund management, international finance, and risk management.

Admission Deadline

Rolling admissions (applications due 14 days before the intended start date).

Program Start Terms

Fall, Spring

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Benefits of the Finance Master's Degree

Faculty Expertise

Price College Finance faculty have strong expertise in corporate finance, investments, financial intermediation, risk management, and real estate finance – these areas are represented throughout the curriculum. In addition, many of the faculty have experience in the energy industry and bring in specific examples and cases.

Strong Alumni Network

Price College of Business was named after financier Michael F. Price – so finance is part of our DNA. OU offers a tremendous alumni base in the financial sector, as well as a rich experience among the students in the program.

Flexible Format

Learn in a flexible, affordable online program designed for working professionals. Engage in discussions with professors and fellow students while you gain skills necessary for a career in modern finance.


OU Online graduates find employment within six months after graduation*


OU Online graduates report earning an annual salary of $75,000 or more*


OU Online students say the skills they gained in their program made them more competitive in their career field*

*Source: OU Online Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2023

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Pursue Your Finance Master's Degree

Take the next step in your career with a degree from the University of Oklahoma. Applications are reviewed year-round for fall, spring, and summer sessions. Choose your program, choose your start, and apply today.

Program Breakdown

Students study financial management, investments, financial modeling, corporate finance, M&A and corporate restructuring, venture capital and private equity, derivative securities, fixed-income securities, banking, international finance, real estate finance, and risk management.

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • Investments
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Financial Modeling
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Derivative Securities & Markets
  • M&A and Corporate Restructuring
  • Managerial Economics
  • Business Ethics/Legal
  • Fixed Income Securities & Markets
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Risk Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Financial Intermediation and Banking
  • Alternative Investments

How to Apply

Admission to the online M.S. in Finance is selective and requires evidence of strong quantitative abilities. Because the program is designed to provide additional expertise in finance to professionals at all stages of their careers, professional work experience is not required for admission.

Applicants must have completed a B.S. or B.A. degree from an accredited institution (the committee will specifically review GPAs in quantitative coursework).

To apply, students must:

  • Complete the online application at
  • Submit a current resume
  • Provide official college transcripts from all institutions
  • Submit a personal statement
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
    • Applicants who have graduated within three years should provide letters from faculty members.
    • Applicants who have been out of school for more than three years can provide recommendations from a direct supervisor or colleague.
  • GRE/GMAT score - Candidates may request a GMAT/GRE waiver if they meet specific criteria. Speak with your enrollment counselor to see if you may be eligible.
  • International student applicants  - Must receive a TOEFL score of 600 or higher on the paper-based test (250 on the computer, 100 on the internet-based test) sent directly from the Educational Testing Service to Institution Code 6879.

The admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process, and admissions may continue until two weeks before classes start. The committee strives to respond to all applicants within two weeks of submitting a completed application.

For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form below, and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.

If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page. 

Graduate tuition waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs. OU Online programs qualify for the OU Faculty/Staff Tuition Waiver & Fee Exemption, and we encourage you to check your eligibility.  

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If you have questions regarding financial aid for your online program, please get in touch with the Online Aid office by emailing or calling 405-325-2929.

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Same Academic

Like every OU Online program, the M.S. in Finance is built on the foundation of world-class University of Oklahoma faculty mixed with professors of practice providing valuable instruction. By linking industry experts with our online programs, we offer the most advanced curriculum and prepare students for future career success.  

An Investment in Your Future

Earning an M.S. in Finance degree from OU Online gives you the skills to succeed in a growing and evolving field. It also gives you access to career support and an expanded professional network as part of the global OU alumni community. Stand out where the industry is moving while enjoying the potential for higher pay, career advancement, and new opportunities.

Tuition and fees for the program are $31,520 ($985 per credit hour). Books and additional materials are not included.

Once accepted into the program, students must submit a $350 nonrefundable deposit within two weeks. Deposits are applied toward tuition expenses and secure a student’s place in the upcoming class. There is no application fee for this degree.

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Why OU Online?

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Our Online Programs

Every OU Online program is built on the foundation of world-class faculty mixed with professors of practice providing valuable instruction. By linking industry experts with our online programs, we offer the most advanced curriculum and prepare students for future career success.

Our OU Family

When you graduate from an OU Online program, you’ll join the network of 250,000 OU alumni and be forever part of the OU family. Become part of the tradition of excellence that OU has established in its 130-year history.

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