Finance

Northeastern’s Full-Time Master of Science in Finance (Quantitative Finance) deepens your financial knowledge—but also gives you the background in financial technology and business analytics. You’ll study a challenging curriculum that integrates finance with other disciplines, such as economics, mathematics, and computer science.

Potential career paths:

  • Business Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Data Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Analyst
  • Market Analyst
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Portfolio Analyst
  • Portfolio Assistant
  • Research Associate
  • Risk Analyst
  • Underwriter

If you want to earn your master’s in Finance (Quantitative Finance) at Northeastern, Global Pathways can help you succeed through rigorous language training, cultural activities, and support.

Global Pathways

English Language for Global Pathways

English Score for 1 term:
TOEFL iBT 90 / IELTS 7.0 / PTE 60

English Score for 2 term:
TOEFL iBT 74 / IELTS 6.5 / PTE 50

GPA for Global Pathways Entry

3.4

Admission Test Scores for Global Pathways

GMAT 550

Program Details

Global Pathways Start Date

January
May
August

Global Pathways Tuition

One Semester:
$15,200 USD

Two Semesters:
$26,075 USD

Three Semesters:
$35,000 USD*

*Three semester option only available in the College of Professional Studies

Transferrable Credits

2-4

Global Pathways Duration

One Semester:
4 months


Two Semesters:
8 months


Three Semesters:
12 months*


*Three semester option only available in the College of Professional Studies

What you’ll study

Once you are admitted to this Global Pathways program, you will participate in the following courses. In your final semester, you’ll participate in a content course specific to your desired master’s degree.

Curriculum

 

One Semester Program

 

Adv. TOEFL Test-Taking
Critical Writing
Professional Speaking
Technology & Human Values OR Career Exploration
CPS: Interdisciplinary Foundations
Grad Day: Course from destination program

 

Two Semester Program

First Semester
Research & Writing for Grad School
Advanced Reading for Grad School
Advanced Listening & Speaking for Grad School
Sociology of Boston
Second Semester
Adv. TOEFL Test-Taking
Critical Writing
Professional Speaking
Technology & Human Values OR Career Exploration
CPS: Interdisciplinary Foundations
Grad Day: Course from destination program

Degree Progression to MS Finance

Master’s Degree Progression Requirements

After successful completion of your Global Pathways courses, you must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the Master of Science in Finance (Quantitative Finance.) You’ll also need to complete the online application and be admitted to the program.

English Language for Degree Progression

TOEFL 100
IELTS 7
Duolingo 120

GPA for Degree Progression

3.0

Admission Test Scores for Degree Progression

Minimum GMAT of 720 (V: 35, Q: 51, AWA: 5, IR: 5) or
GRE (V: 166, Q: 164, A: 5)

Degree Program Details

Degree Progression Start Date

September

Degree Progression Program Tuition

$49,200 USD

Total Degree Progression Credits

30

Degree Progression Program Lengths

12-16 Months