Master's In Finance Online Liberty University
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
May 11, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Become a Financial Manager with Liberty’s Online Masters in Finance

Liberty’s Master of Science in Finance degree is great for students who want to advance in or begin a career in financial planning. Our finance degree online provides academically rich course content, training you on proper financial analysis and calculations, while giving you the opportunity to develop your communication skills to deal with the human element of financing. You will learn about the integration of ethics, investments, and wealth management — all from a biblical worldview.

What is a masters degree in finance?

Also known as a Master of Finance or MF, a Master of Science in Finance trains you to handle financial investments and decisions. Financial managers or planners provide consulting and advising services to individuals and companies. This role may include portfolio management in the stock market or many other stores of value. You may also provide support for companies performing mergers and acquisitions, or other important business decisions that need financial expertise.

Learn to go beyond calculations and become an expert who can analyze what financial figures mean in order to make the wisest decisions possible. You can finish your masters in finance degree online in less than two years. Liberty’s online finance professors are professionals in their field and understand the critical components needed to be successful in the financial system. They are here to help you prepare for a rewarding and successful future in the world of finance.

Why Choose Our Online Masters Degree in Finance?

As one of the largest private, nonprofit universities in the nation and the largest university in Virginia, Liberty University continually strives to uphold our academic advancements to promote student success. If you are looking for a university that extends training further than generic accounting and finance classes, then Liberty University is your school! In our online degree in finance, we offer three specialized degree tracks that allow you to focus on the particular portion of the finance field where your passions lie.

Benefits of Choosing Liberty University’s Masters in Finance

To create a well-rounded and rewarding educational experience while pursuing a masters in finance online, Liberty University is always looking to incorporate new advancements and methodologies to improve and promote successful career outcomes. As a result, you will benefit from:

  • Increased job opportunities in the vast field of finance.
  • Experienced professors who have gained mastery of the content from first-hand experiences.
  • The ability to transfer in up to 50% of your required classes from another accredited college.

Common Questions

While researching masters in financial planning online, you may have questions about how this program can help you meet your goals. Below are some common questions about the online masters in finance program:

Do I need a masters degree to be a financial manager?

Why should I study a Master of Science in Finance online?

What jobs can you get with a masters in finance?

Is a masters in finance better than an MBA for financial management?

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Occupational Outlook Handbook: Financial Managers (viewed online February 11, 2020). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

Degree Information
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

Specializations of Liberty’s Online MS in Finance

  • General
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning

Program Highlights for Our Finance Masters Online Degree

  • Liberty is ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility by — and ranked as the #2 online school in America by Earning your online Master of Science in Finance degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition will set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for our Master of Science in Finance degree online has not increased in 4 straight years. While many other colleges offering Finance degrees online have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • You will have access to a wide variety of online resources through Liberty University’s library portal throughout your time in the Master of Science in Finance degree online.
  • Finish your masters in finance degree online in under 2 years!
  • Personalize your degree to fit your schedule and needs best.

    Potential Career Options in Finance

    Entering into the field of finance can bring about new and exciting career opportunities. If you choose this career path, you have the potential to pursue careers through some of the following positions:

    • Financial analyst
    • Financial planner

    • Investment banker

    • Private/corporate investment researcher
    • Private wealth manager

    • Real estate financial officer

    MS in Finance Degree Information

    Military Benefits

    Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

    As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

    • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
    • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times

    Admission Requirements for Our Online Master’s Degree in Finance

    A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information.

    All applicants must submit the following:

    • Admission application
    • Application fee*
    • Official college transcripts
    • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form.**
    • Proof of English proficiency

    *There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

    **An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.