Brandeis International Business School

Compare Specialized Master’s Programs

Our MA, MSF and MSBA are specialized programs focusing on specific aspects of business, economics and finance. Use the comparison table below to determine which is the best fit for you. Brandeis IBS also offers traditional and accelerated MBA programs. Visit our compare MBA programs page to learn more. 

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Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MA) Master of Science in Finance (MSF) Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA)

Prerequisites

Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Statistics
(Accelerated MA students are required have 16 credits of previously completed business and/or economics coursework from an accredited U.S. institution.)

Prerequisites

Financial Management, Quantitative Methods

Prerequisite

Statistics

Length

Full-Length Program
2 years; 64 credits
Accelerated MA Program
1 Year; 48 Credits

Length

16 months; 44 credits

Length

12 or 16 months; 40 credits
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Concentrations

Applied Economic Analysis

Data Analytics

Financial Economics

Marketing

Real Estate Finance

Concentrations

Asset Management

Corporate Finance

FinTech

Risk Management

Transfer Pricing and Valuation

Tracks

Business Dynamics

Financial Analytics

Marketing Analytics

Tuition (Estimated 2020)

Full-Length Program
$56,506 (academic year)

Accelerated MA Program
$70,155 (total tuition)

Tuition (Estimated 2020)

$82,258 (total tuition)

Tuition (Estimated 2020)

12 Months
$70,632 (total tuition)

16 Months
$74,287 (total tuition)

Study
Abroad

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Abroad

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Abroad

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Required Practicum Experience

Internship, Field Project or Directed Research

Required Practicum Experience

Internship, Field Project or Directed Research

Required Practicum Experience

Internship, Field Project or Directed Research
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#5
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Certifications

NABE's Certified Business Economist (CBE) University Partner

Certifications

CFA Institute University Recognition Program; GARP Certified Program