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 International Business School 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-Time 2-Year Program Program
2 years; 64 credits
Full-Time Accelerated MA Program
1 Year; 48 Credits
Part-Time MA Program
3-4 years; 64 Credits
Part-Time Accelerated MA Program
2-3 years; 48 Credits

Length

Full-Time Program
16 months; 44 credits
Part-Time Program
2-3 years; 44 Credits

Length

Full-Time Program
12 or 16 months; 40 credits
Part-Time Program
2-3 years; 40 Credits
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Concentrations

Applied Economic Analysis

Data Analytics

Financial Economics

Marketing

Real Estate Finance

Concentrations

Asset Management

Corporate Finance & Valuation

FinTech

Risk Management

Tracks

Business Dynamics

Financial Analytics

Marketing Analytics

Tuition (2020-2021)

Full-Time 2-Year Program
$54,596 (academic year)

Full-Time Accelerated MA Program
$68,246 (total tuition)*

Part-Time
$1,706 per credit

*Beginning in Fall 2021, Accelerated MA tuition will align with the three semester tuition of the MA program.

Tuition (2020-2021)

Full-Time Program
$79, 478 (total tuition)

Part-Time
$1,706 per credit 

Tuition (2020-2021)

Full-Time 12 Months
$68,244 (total tuition)

Full-Time 16 Months
$71,775 (total tuition)

Part-Time
$1,706 per credit

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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Certifications

NABE's Certified Business Economist (CBE) University Partner

Certifications

CFA Institute University Recognition Program; GARP Certified Program