Master of Finance (Executive)

Laurier's Master of Finance (Executive) program offers working professionals an opportunity to receive in-depth training in finance on alternative weekends over a period of one and a half years.

Graduate Program Co-ordinator

Dr. Ning Tang
ext. 2479

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Master of Finance program, students must meet the general admission requirements of the university, and must possess an honours degree, or equivalent, in economics or business with a finance concentration. To be considered, applicants should have a minimum B+average over the last two years of full-time study. The GMAT is required, with a minimum score of 620. GMAT can be waived for applicants who passed CFA level I examination with strong performance. Applications are reviewed by the Graduate Studies Committee, which considers all prior university grade, letters of reference and GMAT score. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential to graduate studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. Applicants whose first language is not English and who have not completed an undergraduate or graduate degree at an institution where English is the language of instruction are required to provide evidence of English language proficiency.

Program Requirements

The Toronto MFin (Executive) program is designed to meet the needs for finance/investment professionals at selected sites and is completed on a part-time basis over one and a half years, on alternating Friday evenings and Saturdays. The program includes ten courses.

 Term 1

MF753 - Economics and Quantitative Methods I
MF773 - Foundation in Finance and Professional Ethics 

 Term 2

BU673 - Investment Management
MF713 - Financial Reporting and Analysis I 

 Term 3

BU713 - Fixed Income Analysis
BU663 - Advanced Corporate Finance

 Term 4

BU723 - Advanced Investment Management
MF723 - Financial Reporting and Analysis II 

 Term 5

BU623 - Derivatives and Financial Risk Management
MF763 - Economics and Quantitative Methods II