MS Programs

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Many jobs call for training in one particular business niche. To prepare students to land those positions, Fordham's Master of Science programs provide targeted knowledge and skills.

These MS programs can often be completed quickly to allow rapid re-entry into the professional world—some in as little as nine months. Click on each program to learn more.

Masters of Sciences Programs, Stats, and Information Table
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Prerequisite Requirements? Fall 2017 Class Size Length of Program
MS in Accounting
630-690 311-311 Yes 112 30 credits
Preferred Experience: Applicants can hold bachelor’s degrees in business finance, accounting, and science. They need to have a basic understanding of accounting rules.
MS in Applied Statistics and Decision-Making
570-645 316-322 Yes 47 30 credits
Preferred Experience: Applicants typically have an undergraduate or graduate degree in a quantitative or analytic discipline, such as statistics, mathematics, computer science, engineering, economics, or business.
MS in Business Analytics
640-690 317-322 Yes 76 30 credits
Preferred Experience: Applicants typically have an undergraduate or graduate degree in a quantitative or analytic discipline, such as statistics, mathematics, computer science, engineering, economics, or business.
MS in Global Finance   
640-693 315-323 Yes 163 36 credits
Preferred Experience: Applicants often hold bachelor’s degrees in business, finance, accounting, and/or science. They need to have a basic understanding of financial markets and a desire to pursue a career in finance.
MS in Health Administration
New in 2018 New in 2018 No New in 2018 31 credits
Preferred Experience: A bachelor’s degree in any business area, the liberal arts, STEM, or the social sciences. Relevant experience in healthcare and related fields, while not required, will enhance the learning experience.
MS in Information Systems
503-605 305-313 Yes 10 30 credits
Preferred Experience: Applicants do not need to have a tech background, but it is helpful to have a basic awareness of the role of information systems in supporting organizational processes and strategy.
MS in Investor Relations
N/A N/A Yes 20 39 credits
Preferred Experience: Most applicants are current IR professionals looking to move into the next tier of positions, but this program is also appropriate for someone looking to transition into IR.
MS in Management
570-613 303-314 No 39 30 credits
Preferred Experience: Applicants can hold bachelor’s degrees in any non-business field—the liberal arts, STEM, or the social sciences.
MS in Marketing Intelligence
640-680 305-318 Yes 70 36 credits
Preferred Experience: Typical students have prior experience in marketing, market research, or advertising.
MS in Media Management
525-653 303-311 No 18 36 credits
Preferred Experience: Students often have a background in communications, media, marketing, or entertainment.
MS in Nonprofit Leadership
N/A   No 42 30 credits
Preferred Experience: Applicants are required to have at least two years working in the nonprofit field (paid or volunteer staff).
MS in Quantitative Finance
680-725 315-323 Yes 68 45 credits
Preferred Experience: Students usually have an undergraduate degree in mathematics, physics, engineering, economics, or computer science.
MS in Taxation
540-640 313-313 Yes 25 30 credits
Preferred Experience: Applicants often hold bachelor’s degrees in business, finance, accounting, taxation, or science, or they have relevant working experience in the tax field.
Online MS in Strategic Marketing Communications
New for 2018 New for 2018 No New for 2018 33 credits
Preferred Experience: Applicants are required to have professional experience in the media, entertainment, advertising, marketing, or public relations fields.