What You'll Learn
Through the master’s degree in the field of finance you:
- Gain an understanding of core elements of organizational finance decisions, including accounting and financial statement analysis, principles of finance, investments, corporate finance, and business valuations.
- Build advanced knowledge of economic theory, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, international markets, and risk management.
- Develop quantitative and problem-solving skills in resolving complex financial decisions through a local, regional, and global lens.
Your Harvard Degree
Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) in Extension Studies, field: Finance.
Our finance graduates work in a range of finance-related industries including accounting, banking, biotechnology, information technology, investment and asset management, and management consulting.
Courses Taken Each Semester
Working Full Time
Would Recommend the Program
Professional Experience in the Field
Pursued For Career Advancement
Admission and Getting Started
Here at Harvard Extension, you begin your coursework before you even apply. Why? Because we believe the best way to prove you can succeed in the program is by first succeeding in the classroom.
To get started, you take the following three courses. Earn at least a B in each to qualify for admission.
- 1 microeconomics or economics of business course
- 1 principles or managerial finance course
- 1 statistics course
Ready to take the next step? Check your admissions eligibility, explore the curriculum, and prepare to enroll in your first course.
See the schedules in the academic calendar.
Going to school here was such a positive experience that I will take it with me for the rest of my life.
Cost and Financial Aid
Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.
|Our Tuition (2020–21 rate)||$2,900 per course|
|Average Tuition of Peer Institutions||$5,476 per course|
|Average Total Cost||$35,000|
After admission, you may qualify for financial aid. Typically, eligible students receive grant funds to cover a portion of tuition costs each term, in addition to federal financial aid options.