Earn a Degree with High Return
The online Master of Science in Finance and Risk Management program has deep industry ties that connect you directly to companies inside and outside the classroom. Our fully online program offers you hands-on learning with experience in software and databases, such as Bloomberg, Morningstar, and CQG.
At a Glance:
- #1 MS Finance program in Colorado, TFE Times, 2018
- Start terms in fall, spring and summer
- Full-time and part-time degree options
- 16 Bloomberg terminals
- Trading lab held in a world-class commodities center
- CFA Institute Affiliated University
In our MS in Finance and Risk Management program, you’ll gain insight into the economics and finance behind modern business and add critical quantitative skills to your resume. A hands-on degree, you’ll have the opportunity to dive deep into special topics like behavioral and political finance and international corporate governance.
As a part of the CFA Institute’s University Affiliation Program, a majority of the curriculum reflects the practice of investment management. By graduation, you’ll be prepared to pass the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam and land upper-level finance positions.
Quantitative skills are integrated throughout the curriculum. At our Commodities and Finance Lab, you’ll be able to participate in commodity market analysis, futures and derivatives trading, and portfolio management. Computer terminals are outfitted with the following software:
- IHS Markit
- Trading Technologies
J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities
The first of its kind, the Center focuses on a broad range of commodities, including agriculture, energy, and mining. The Center’s initiatives include hosting internationally-renowned experts as guest speakers, an industry-focused symposium, and field trips to leading companies.