Master of Finance

MFin Curriculum

Putting ideas into action is fundamental to MIT’s approach to knowledge creation, education, and research. In the MFin program, this presents itself in a rigorous, hands-on curriculum that offers students the chance to build a deep reservoir of finance knowledge and immediately put that knowledge to work in the world. MFin students participate in action learning experiences including Proseminars and a Finance Research Practicum.

The MFin curriculum consists of required fundamental and advanced subjects, restricted electives, and an action learning course. Students may choose to write a thesis or pursue an independent study, pending approval by the faculty director.

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Curriculum at a Glance

Core Requirements

Required Advanced Subjects

Required Action Learning**

Required Professional Development Course

Restricted Electives***

** Minimum of one required
*** Restricted electives must be taken while enrolled in the MFin program. Courses taken as an undergraduate at MIT may not be counted toward the MFin requirements.
**** List subject to change.