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.
- Earn an optional certificate in business economics, corporate finance, data analytics, or real estate investments.
Your Harvard Degree
Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) in Extension Studies, field: Finance.
Student Body Snapshot
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
Work Full Time
Would Recommend the Program
Professional Experience in the Field
Pursued For Career Advancement
Getting Started: Admissions and Degree Requirements
At Harvard Extension School, your admission is based largely on your performance in three specific Harvard Extension courses that you complete before submitting an application.
To get started, we invite you to explore degree requirements, confirm your initial eligibility, and learn more about our unique “earn your way in” admissions process.
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 (2021–22 rate)||$2,980 per 4-credit course ($745 per credit)|
|Average Tuition of Peer Institutions||$5,476 per course|
|Average Total Cost||$35,760|
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.