Why Earn a Master's in Finance Online?

As the field of finance evolves, jobs in financial analysis, security analysis, portfolio management, investment management, and investment banking continue to become more competitive. Earning an online master’s in finance degree gives you the knowledge and training needed to advance in this field without disrupting your current schedule.

Among Creighton University’s online program offerings are a traditional Master of Finance degree and a more specialized Master of Investment Management in Financial Analysis. Whether you are looking to acquire a broad level of financial knowledge or more specific skills related to investment management, an online finance degree can give you the competitive edge you are looking for.

Convenience and flexibility

Flexibility to complete coursework from anywhere is one of the most compelling reasons to pursue a master’s in finance online. With an online program, you can study when it is convenient for you. Because course material is ready and waiting for you online, it is available at any time and can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection. Plus, you don’t need to worry about planning trips to the library or fighting traffic to make it to a class. This is especially convenient if you are juggling work and family commitments in addition to school.

Career advancement

Getting ahead in your career often requires both work experience and continuing education, but the high demands of a finance job can make going back to school difficult. Earning a masters in finance online eases this requirement, since it is designed for people who want to further their education, even after a long day at the office. As a fully online program, Creighton's MIMFA program allows you to study and complete coursework after the workday ends and your other responsibilities have been met. This means you can continue on the path for career advancement while giving yourself the additional advantage of an advanced degree--adding a further boost to your career goals.    

Student engagement

If you choose to get a masters in finance online from Creighton, you will enjoy the same high level of student engagement that you would receive in an on-campus class. Online discussions allow you to interact with other students and faculty on a regular basis, and faculty members make themselves readily available to answer questions or offer help. The robust platform offers interactive learning experiences through discussion boards, audio-visual materials, and more.

The same experienced faculty and staff who teach Creighton’s on-campus classes teach the online finance master’s degree program, so you can be assured of the same high-quality education.

To find out more about Creighton’s online Master of Investment Management and Financial Analysis, request more information or call 866-717-6365.