The Master’s degree comprises a minimum of 42 credits, including 26 credits of mandatory coursework, plus 16 credits of elective coursework.

Please note: effective with the 2017-2018 academic year, required courses in the CFRM degree program changed.  Students who began their coursework in 2016 or earlier may choose to graduate under either either the requirements when admitted or when graduating, subject to advisor approval.

All course descriptions are available on a single page if you prefer.

Wondering when each course is offered? Admitted students should review the UW Time Schedule for actual current offerings. For prospective students, please review our standard course schedule.

Please select which set of degree requirements you would like to review:

2016 MS Requirements (for students enrolled in the MS through Summer 2017)

2017 MS Requirements (for students entering the MS Autumn 2017 or after)


Review the course equivalency chart if you’ve taken courses prior to Autumn 2017.