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Online M.S. in Finance & Investment Management

The only master's degree of its kind offered in North Carolina.

Develop advanced expertise and prepare for prestigious positions in financial management, investment banking or investment management by earning your Master of Science in Finance & Investment Management online from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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N.C. Resident Tuition & Fees

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as few as 12 months

Program Duration

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Program Credit Hours

*Approximate total amount of tuition and fees that students who qualify for in-state tuition and who complete the program on the proposed schedule will pay.

CFA Scholarship Winner Feature


"Hi, my name is Sankalp Yadav. I am a senior majoring in economics and mathematics. I have great interest in our financial markets and the economic phenomenon that drive them. Moreover, I am also a part of the CFA Investment challenge team that will represent UNCW next year. Other than that, I enjoy reading books and have specific affiliation for survival literature."

Students who have passed CFA exams:

  • Logan Ruthling – Level I, 2021
  • Dawn Murray – Level I
  • Patrick Walker – Level I
  • Tyler Edmisten – Level I

Students who have been awarded CFA Scholarships:

  • Dawn Murray
  • Nolan Frost
  • Sankalp Yadav
  • Patrick Leahman
  • Daniel Sloane
  • Nick DeFrancesco
  • David Such
  • Brennan Hawkins
Are you a MSF Graduate that has passed the CFA exam? Let us know!

The CFA Exam and the Future of Financial Professionals

In 2017, on the first Saturday of June, over 150,000 people sat for CFA exams across the globe.

That's a record - up about 10 percent from the year before and more than double the number of candidates who took the exam in June 2007. The results are in: 43 percent passed level I; 47 percent passed level II; and 54 percent passed level III.

Known as "the finance industry’s toughest exam," the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is described by the Financial Times as the "coveted designation" awarded to those who pass all three exams and have four years of relevant work experience. Those who succeed join a network of over 140,000 charter holders in more than 150 countries in positions such as financial analysts, bankers and investment portfolio managers.

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