Four Year Combined BS/MS Program

The Four-Year Combined BS/MS Finance program is open to high achieving
Bentley sophomores majoring in Finance, Economics-Finance, and Corporate Finance and Accounting. In this accelerated program, students develop depth and breadth in corporate finance and investments and graduate in four years with both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree.

The combined bachelor's and master's program is open annually by application only. Bentley sophomores intending a finance related major may apply. Students in the BS/MS program should expect to complete their bachelor's degree one semester prior to completing their master's degree.

Program Requirements:
BS Finance/MS Finance
Course Title Credits
FI 305Principles of Accounting and Finance3
FI 623Investments3
(or FI 306H for Honors Program Students)
FI 625Corporate Finance: Theory, Tools and Concepts3
(or FI 307H for Honors Program students)
FI 751International Financial Management3
FI 701Internship in Finance3
FI elective/concentration course3
FI elective/concentration course3
FI elective/concentration course3

Graduate courses (courses at the 600 level or higher) count towards both the undergraduate and graduate degrees in the combined BS/MS program. No more than four graduate courses may be completed while the student is enrolled as an undergraduate.

Program Requirements:
BS Corporate Finance and Accounting / MS Finance
Course Title Credits
AC 311Financial Accounting and Reporting I3
AC 312Financial Accounting and Reporting II3
AC 310Cost Management3
FI 305Principles of Accounting and Finance3
FI 623Investments3
FI 625Corporate Finance: Theory, Tools and Concepts3
FI 751International Financial Management3
FI 701Internship in Finance3
AF 450Performance Management and Evaluation3
IDCC 320Managerial Communication3

Graduate courses (courses at the 600 level or higher) count towards both the undergraduate and graduate degrees in the combined BS/MS program. No more than four graduate courses may be completed while the student is enrolled as an undergraduate.

Program Requirements:
BS Economics-Finance/MS Finance
Course Title Credits
EC 224Intermediate Price Theory3
EC 225Intermediate Macroeconomics3
EC 391Monetary Economics3
Economics Elective3
Economics Elective3
FI 305Principles of Accounting and Finance3
FI 623Investments3
FI 625Corporate Finance: Theory, Tools and Concepts3
FI 751International Financial Management3
FI 701Internship in Finance3
(FI 701 fulfills the free elective for students majoring in Economics-Finance).

Graduate courses (courses at the 600 level or higher) count towards both the undergraduate and graduate degrees in the combined BS/MS program. No more than four graduate courses may be completed while the student is enrolled as an undergraduate.

In addition to the specific major requirements described below, students must also complete the General Education Curriculum, and additional degree requirements for business majors, including the General Business Core, focused-course requirements, and additional electives.