Your Journey to CFO

Rider’s Master of Science in Corporate Finance will expand your career opportunities by preparing you for a leadership role in managerial finance in a corporate setting. Study in one of only two NJ schools with AACSB dual-accreditation and become adept at synthesizing financial and accounting data and using modeling to recommend financial strategies that impact high-level business decisions.

International students who graduate with an MSIS from Rider may be eligible for a STEM OPT extension to extend their post-completion OPT authorization.

By the Numbers

#27

Best Value School (U.S. News & World Report)

81%

Pass Rate on Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA) Exam

5%

Finance job growth projection through 2029 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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Realize Your Leadership Potential

Our distinctive finance and accounting emphasis will put you on track to become a CFO. Through our program, you will become adept at synthesizing financial and accounting data and at using modeling to recommend financial strategies that impact high-level business decisions.

Tyler Gorman, business student, at a podium.
Relationship building is at the forefront of the Rider experience and faculty teach through practical learning styles by bringing in their real world experience. Rider University provides professional networking and mentorship opportunities, all while accommodating your busy life and schedule."
Tyler Gorman '19
Master of Science in Corporate Finance
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Program Requirements

You’ll spend 30 semester hours in classes that provide a depth of knowledge and skills in four main areas: managerial accounting and financial statement analysis, corporate finance, investments and legal/ethical aspects of management.

Explore Rider's M.S. in Corporate Finance

Department of Finance & Economics Chair, Mitchell Ratner, Ph.D., Faculty Adjunct, Thomas Holt, and accounting major, Tyler Gorman, share how an M.S. in Corporate Finance from Rider will allow you to develop and practice skills that can lead to success in the corporate environment.

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Business students

Dual Degree Options

Students have the option to combine a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with the M.S. in Corporate Finance in order to earn both degrees with fewer total credits than earning the degrees separately.

How to Apply

View requirements, application deadlines and steps to apply.

Contact

Master of Science in Corporate Finance

Jean Cherney

Academic Coordinator, Graduate Programs

Sweigart Hall 236

jcherney [at] rider.edu

(609) 895-5557

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