What You Need to Know About Niagara University's Master of Science in Finance Program

Understand the critical role of finance in business. In this program you will learn the fundamentals of finance, consisting of ten required classes. Through Niagara University’s Masters of Science in Finance program students receive access to financial databases and software analysis tools found in the financial workplace, providing critical hands-on training. In addition to the theoretical coursework, students gain experience through managing real money investment portfolios.

This full-time study program is located in the heart of the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre. The MS. Finance program is accredited by the Association for the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and provides students with a rigorous, advanced study in the areas of corporate finance and investments.

Why Niagara MS Finance?

We Accept College Degree Graduates

We Have Experienced Faculty

We Have an Extensive Alumni Network

We Are Fully Accredited by AACSB

We Have a Proven Track Record of MS Finance Graduates

Binational University Allowing Students to Earn an American Degree in Canada

MS Finance by the Numbers

Niagara University's MS Finance team will equip you with the right resources to advance in your career growth path long beyond the duration of the program.

97%

of Niagara University Graduates secure a job after program completion

$83,000

is the average salary for a Finance Manager

75%

of MS Finance graduates transition careers and/or double their salary

Increase in salary by industry

54%

Consulting

47%

Investment Management

43%

Technology, Internet & Ecommerce

31%

Accounting & Audit

25%

Education

Where it Can Take You

Strong finance skills are essential for any organization. Students completing the program will be qualified to work at banks, investment management firms, consulting firms, and any area that calls for a thorough understanding of financial theory and well-developed quantitative and analytical skills.

Our graduates have a 100% graduation from each of these programs and have found employment with firms including but not limited to:

Morgan Stanley
Fisher-Price
Verizon
FedEx
HSBC
GM
Citi
IHG
PWC
American Express

Our Alumni Network Testimonials

Hear directly from those who've experienced the Niagara MS Finance program firsthand.


When I first made the decision to do my MBA, I knew I had to choose an MBA program that is respectful, challenging, and flexible to my needs. Not to mention, the cost had to be right. NU checked all these boxes.

Lirim Hajrullahu

M&A Business Development at KPMG

MBA Finance 2017

Lirim Hajrullahu

Industry-Leading Faculty

Niagara MS Finance faculty are unlike others. Beyond their reputation as scholars who are published in internationally recognized publications, they are also business leaders that bring their real-life experience and expertise into classrooms.

Patrick O'Meara

Assistant Professor of Accounting


With an MBA degree from Niagara University, Patrick is a certified Management Accountant and a Chartered Professional Accountant who continues to be active in the consulting field. With a slew of professional designations and chair posts, Patrick is also a published author of three books on finance, personal credit and mutual funds.

Chang Jie Hu, PRM, Ph.D.

Assistant Profesor of Finance


Changjie will be joining the faculty in the fall of 2020. He expects to earn his Ph.D. in finance from McGill University by Fall 2020. He obtained a B.Com (Hons) degree in Finance at the University of British Columbia and a MSc degree in Finance at Queen’s University. Prior to joining Niagara University, Changjie was a lecturer at McGill and taught Financial Derivatives. He also holds a...

Program & Career Support

Program & Career Support


As an MS Finance student, you’ll have access to the NU's support team. Our dedicated career counsellor can provide you with networking opportunities, and tailored career advice.

Workshops & Career Coaching

Workshops & Career Coaching


Through our Career Services you’ll receive personalized coaching and have access to exclusive workshops run by our in-house staff and industry guests.

Mentorship and networking


Through our extensive alumni network as well as our industry connections, NU students will be able to take advantage of our mentor/mentee program, which aims to create powerful relationships.

This institution has been granted a consent by the Minister of Colleges and Universities to offer this degree for a five-year term starting December 24, 2019. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (e.g., acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies or other educational institutions.)