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Curriculum developed and taught by faculty from

Division of Finance

Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business


Program Benefits

The online Master of Science in Finance degree is a 32-credit hour program designed to be completed in 16 months. Students study topics including financial modeling, advanced corporate finance, M&A and corporate restructuring, venture capital and private equity, alternative investments, equity fund management, international finance, and risk management.

Students study topics including 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.

Course sequence:

    Financial Management

    Financial Accounting


    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


    100% Online

Admission Deadline:

    Rolling Admissions

Program Start Terms:

    Fall and Spring



Faculty Expertise

Price College Finance faculty have strong expertise in Corporate Finance, Investments, Financial Intermediation, Risk Management and Real Estate Finance – and 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.



Alumni Network

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



Academic Excellence

Price College finance faculty are leaders in their field, routinely sought after to speak at major global conferences and consult to government agencies and businesses. Included in the faculty are editors of major finance journals as well as former industry leaders.


An Investment in Your Future

The M.S. in Finance at OU’s Price College of Business is a selective program designed to nurture future finance leaders. Your investment for the program is $31,520. If accepted into the program, a $350 deposit is required to hold your spot in the class.

The program is also eligible for Federal Financial Aid. The University of Oklahoma’s Financial Aid Office assists students by providing information about scholarship and financial aid opportunities available at the University of Oklahoma.


Program Details

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.

The admissions committee does however, require the following:

  • B.S. or B.A. from an accredited institution (the committee will specifically review GPA’s in quantitative coursework).
  • GRE/GMAT score - Candidates may request a GMAT/GRE waiver if they meet the certain criteria. Speak with your enrollment counselor to see if you may be eligible
  • Two Letters of Recommendation 
    • Applicants who have graduated within 3 years should provide letters from faculty members.
    • Applicants who have been out of school for more than 3 years can provide recommendations from a direct supervisor or colleague.
  • Personal Statement 
  • International 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.

Admissions will occur on a rolling basis. Transfer credits will be accepted at the discretion of the admissions committee.

For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form above 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. 

In general, University Tuition Waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs or courses. This includes, but is not limited to, Graduate Assistant Tuition Waivers and faculty/staff waivers. 

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

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Program Contacts:

Enrollment Counselor:

Phone: (405) 325-5882

Schedule a Time to Meet


Chitru Fernando
Director of the Finance Division and Rainbolt Chair in Finance