UMass Lowell’s Master of Science in Finance is a 10-course master's degree program designed to provide students with a deeper understanding of how financial markets work, and to prepare graduates for careers in corporate finance and financial management.

Master of Science in Finance | 100% Online | UMass Lowell

Offered by the Manning School of Business, this master’s degree program is available entirely online, providing a convenient format for busy professionals who may be juggling work and family responsibilities. Taught by world-class faculty from the Manning School of Business Finance Department, courses in this graduate degree program allow students to pursue in-depth study in topics such as portfolio management, global financial markets, financial risk management and investment analysis.

Courses are available throughout the year, with multiple start dates. You can take one course per semester or more, depending on your own personal time constraints.

Program Highlights:

  • UMass Lowell's Robert J. Manning School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. This is the highest level of business school accreditation an institution can achieve in the United States.
  • Top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
  • No GMAT/GRE required.
  • Earn your master's degree in as little as 18 months.

Learn More About This Program:

Sample a Course

For more information, visit the UMass Lowell website.

Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $655
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Graduate Degree Application Fee $75
Total for Course** $1,995 ($640 x 3 credits = $1,965 + $30 registration fee per semester)
*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.
**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For additional registration information, visit the UMass Lowell website.


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

UMass Lowell's Robert J. Manning School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International -- an elite distinction earned by less than five percent of business schools worldwide.



Applications are accepted and processed year-round. To be considered for admission to this program, applicants must have earned an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a final cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

For more information about UMass Lowell's graduate admissions process, visit https://www.uml.edu/grad/.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please contact UMass Lowell for more information at 978-934-2474.