Program overview

This two-year, part-time, partially online program will confer a Master of Science in Finance from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and a Master of Business Administration from CKGSB.

Build quantitative skills

Equips students with the quantitative and leadership skills to analyze data, implement change, and impact the long-term sustainability of businesses around the world.

Prepare for CFA exams

A significant portion of the curriculum is devoted to the CFA Institute’s Candidate Body of Knowledge, which prepares students for the CFA exams.

Advance your career

Allows flexibility for working professionals to advance their careers without having to travel abroad.

CKGSB admissions requirement:

  • Education: junior college degree or above
    Work experience:
  • Junior college graduates: at least five years’ work experience;
  • Bachelors: at least three years’ work experience;
  • Masters: at least two years’ work experience
  • GMAT/GRE scores
  • Current CKGSB MBA students in their first or second year can also have the option of adding on extra classes to complete this dual degree with Johns Hopkins.
  • Application period: April 1, 2021 – May 28, 2021 (supplemental documents can be submitted by June 11, 2021).
  • For fall 2022: new applicants who will be starting the MBA at CKGSB in fall 2022.
    Application period opens from August 2021 – January 2022.
  • To be qualified to be part of the dual degree program, CKGSB students or alumni need to meet course requirements outlined below. Applicants also need to complete the new student application process to JHU Carey.

Application requirements

  • 1. Students applying to CKGSB – JHU Dual-Degree Program have to be admitted into CKGSB MBA program based on the CKGSB admissions requirements, or have the MBA earned from CKGSB within last 2 years.  
  • 2. Course requirements:
    • a. Three courses will be excluded for CKSGB dual-degree students: Economics for Decision Making, The Firm and the Macro-economy, and Investments.
    • b. Dual degree students may transfer up to 4 additional credits (conditional on earning at least a grade B in analogous courses at CKGSB):  Statistical Analysis and Accounting and Financial Reporting. These courses have to be completed prior to the start of the MS Finance program at Johns Hopkins.
    • c. Transcript showing the completion of the 5 courses listed above is required for graduation from Johns Hopkins MS Finance program.  
    • d. Students admitted into the dual-degree program will be required to complete at least 26 credits at JHU Carey Business School, leading to a MS Finance degree.

Basic Program Information

  • FormatOnline
  • LanguageEnglish

Example: MS Finance – CKGSB Dual Program Plan (22 Month Plan)

  • Start date
    Campus: Online
  • Effort
    Start date: Fall 2021

Example: MS Finance – CKGSB Dual Program Plan (16 Month Plan)

  • Start date
    Campus: Online
  • Effort
    Start date: Fall 2021

Since our founding, CKGSB has aimed to cultivate transformative business leaders with a global vision, a humanistic spirit, a strong sense of social responsibility and an innovative mindset, so that they embrace innovation ans strive for social and global good.

Xiang Bing

Founding Dean

Professor of China Business and Globalisation CKGSB

Dual degree program features

Online courses taught by world-class faculty from both institutions

Combination of asynchronous (online) and in-person, real-time learning activities

Fall semester start date for CKGSB students

26 credits required to complete the program, for qualified CKGSB admitted dual-degree students (10 credits less than regular MS Finance students)

Access to student advising, career services and other student services offered at both institutions

Access to alumni networks from both institutions

In addition to course waivers and credit transfers for CKGSB dual degree students, they will also receive a 10% tuition discount

Students who complete the MS Finance program will receive the Johns Hopkins University Master of Science in Finance degree

Example: MS Finance – CKGSB Dual Program Plan
(22 Month Plan)

  • 2021-22 | Fall 1

    BU.231.620 Corporate Finance

  • 2021-22 | Fall 2
    • BU.120.601 Business Communication*

    • BU.231.710 Financial Institutions

  • 2021-22 | Spring 1
    • BU.232.710 Derivatives
    • BU.232.720 Fixed Income

  • 2021-22 | Spring 2
    • BU.230.620 Financial Modeling and Valuation
    • Elective 1

  • 2022-23| Fall 1

    Elective 2

  • 2022-23 | Fall 2
    • BU.131.601 Business Leadership & Human Values
    • Elective 3

  • 2022-23 | Spring 1
    • Elective 4
    • Elective 5

  • 2022-23 | Spring 2

    Elective 6

  • Info

    * Online sections of this course have a two-day residency component in Baltimore. Specific dates will be posted in SIS course details.

     

    The MS Finance Program is designed for full-time working individuals. Students should follow the above program plan. However, in consultation with their advisor, students may adjust their course load. Not following the recommended plan may delay degree completion.

    Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

    • This is an example of the program plan of the MS Finance (part time, online) program. The final program plan will be provided by the program office close to the semester start dates.
    • MS Finance program (online) has one required Business Communication Residency, a two-day event component in Baltimore. During COVID-19, the Residency is organized in a virtual format.
    • Each online course has 3-4 online synchronous sessions that are offered at the beginning, middle, and towards the end of the term.
    • Faculty offer virtual office hours via Zoom or phone. Some courses offer TA office hours for group study and problem solving.
    • Many online courses have a teamwork component. Students will schedule working sessions in their own teams, throughout the term.

Example: MS Finance – CKGSB Dual Program Plan
(16 Month Plan)

  • 2021-22 | Fall 1

    BU.231.620 Corporate Finance

  • 2021-22 | Fall 2
    • BU.120.601 Business Communication*
    • BU.231.710 Financial Institutions

  • 2021-22 | Spring 1
    • BU.232.710 Derivatives
    • BU.232.720 Fixed Income

  • 2021-22 | Spring 2
    • BU.230.620 Financial Modeling and Valuation
    • Elective 1

  • 2021-22 | Summer
    • Elective 2
    • Elective 3

  • 2022-23 | Fall 1
    • Elective 4
    • Elective 5

  • 2022-23 | Fall 2
    • BU.131.601 Business Leadership & Human Values
    • Elective 6

  • Info

    * Online sections of this course have a two-day residency component in Baltimore. Specific dates will be posted in SIS course details.

     

    The MS Finance Program is designed for full-time working individuals. Students should follow the above program plan. However, in consultation with their advisor, students may adjust their course load. Not following the recommended plan may delay degree completion. Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

     

    • This is an example of the program plan of the MS Finance (part time, online) program. The final program plan will be provided by the program office close to the semester start dates.
    • MS Finance program (online) has one required Business Communication Residency, a two-day event component in Baltimore. During COVID-19, the Residency is organized in a virtual format.
    • Each online course has 3-4 online synchronous sessions that are offered at the beginning, middle, and towards the end of the term.
    • Faculty offer virtual office hours via Zoom or phone. Some courses offer TA office hours for group study and problem solving.
    • Many online courses have a teamwork component. Students will schedule working sessions in their own teams, throughout the term.

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