Master of Science in Financial Services

One of the industry’s most pragmatic elite degrees.


How does IBF’s pricing compare with other MSFS programs?

Our MSFS graduate degree program costs less than any other program currently available—we care more about you than about making a profit. No individual or company owns IBF, so we do not have to show a profit to satisfy public shareholders or private owners. We also benefit from a number of dedicated individuals who contribute their expertise to support our program without compensation.

How long has IBF offered its MSFS degree?

We created our MSFS degree in 2009, and we launched our original designation program in 1988.

Once I am admitted, how soon will I receive my materials?

We ship your course materials promptly after you've ordered them. Expedited shipping can purchased. Please speak to an Enrollment Advisor for further details.

How do I obtain my college or university transcripts?

Contact the registrar's office of each college and university you attended to request transcripts. A registrar's office typically will require a nominal fee to process your request. Some offices require a written request along with your payment while others can process your request by phone.

How should I handle my transcripts?

If your school does not send it directly to us, forward the original sealed transcript that you receive from the registrar's office to our mailing address. We do not accept photocopies.

Does IBF offer financial aid, scholarships, or discounts?

We offer discounts to all U.S. military veterans. Also, check to see if your company has negotiated a discount through our Corporate Affiliate Program (CAP). Contact the IBF Student Services Department for details.

How do I get help if I have questions about IBF course materials or procedures?

Once you are admitted, we will assign you a student services representative. You may contact your student services representative during normal business hours by phone or email.

How does IBF select classes and course materials?

Our courses reflect the graduate business courses common to top-tier business schools, and we develop our materials to be as practical as possible. All of our designation programs contain extensive toolkits and strategies that you can incorporate immediately into your professional practice. We update our case studies, lessons, and exams as needed to keep you at the forefront of practice—and ahead of the needs and long-term interests of your clients.

Still wondering if our Master of Science in Financial Services (MSFS) degree is your best next move? Let’s talk it through. We’ll help you assess your client base and evaluate your professional objectives and opportunities.

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