We review all applications holistically and will consider candidates who do not meet all minimum requirements as long as they are able to showcase their strengths in other areas. You can expect to receive an admission decision within 2-3 weeks following receipt of your application and supporting documents.
It’s preferred that applicants to the master’s in finance program have at least a 3.0 undergraduate GPA. This program is designed for students with an educational background in finance and business, or professionals with a minimum of three years of work experience in any industry. Students who do not have previous finance coursework will need to complete a prerequisite course before beginning core courses to ensure they have the baseline skills for success.
To be considered for the online MS in Finance, you must submit the following:
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Showcase your current and previous professional and academic experience, and list any relevant certifications, achievements and/or awards you’ve earned.
Tell us who you are and why you’re interested in our MS in Finance program. What are your aspirations for the future? How will Pace help you get where you want to go? We want to get to know you and your educational and professional history and goals.
Official GMAT/GRE Scores
A GMAT or GRE score may not be required for admission for candidates who:
- Have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above, and hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
- Already hold a business-related master’s or doctoral degree and have requested a waiver
Other individuals may be eligible for a GMAT/GRE waiver and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Official Transcripts for All College-Level Coursework
Include transcripts from every post-secondary institution where you have completed coursework.
Whenever possible, Pace prefers to receive transcripts electronically. Pace University participates in several electronic transcripts networks: Credentials, Parchment Exchange, National Student ClearingHouse, and eSCRIP-SAFE. Confirm with the prior institution to determine if they participate in any of these networks.
Official transcripts should be sent directly from the institution to email@example.com or mailed to:Pace University
Graduate Admission Office
Graduate Application Processing Center
One Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038
Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
The letters must come from post-secondary sources who can talk about your performance in a classroom setting or professional references from managers who can speak to the ability and potential of the candidate to pursue graduate business study. This could include business professionals, professors, instructors, or academic advisors.
International Students must also submit:
To satisfy the Proof of English Requirement, we will accept TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson PTE, or Duolingo academic scores. This requirement is waived for citizens of select countries.
To learn more about online Master of Science in Finance, fill out the fields in this form to download a free brochure. If you have any questions at any time, please contact an admission advisor at (866) 864-2577.