Master of Science in Finance

Accounting, Finance & Business Law Programs

The objective of the Master of Science in finance degree program is to prepare students for professional careers in financial and investment analysis. It is flexible enough to accommodate applicants with an undergraduate degree in any discipline who demonstrate the potential for success in the graduate study of finance, as indicated by prior academic achievement, a satisfactory score on the Graduate Management Admission Test and other relevant factors.

The demand for specialists in financial and investment analysis is soaring. According to JobsEQ, positions in East Texas have experienced a remarkable 12.6% annual growth rate over the past five years, with a mean salary of $93,600 in 2022. We are here to prepare you for success in this thriving industry.

Students entering the finance master's program are expected to have a background equivalent to that of students graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from The University of Texas at Tyler, or to obtain such background through specified prerequisite coursework.

A STEM-based finance program provides:

  • Interdisciplinary focus
  • Technically-competent graduates
  • Two additional years of optional practice training for international students

Upon successful completion of the MS in finance STEM track, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate tradeoffs between risks and returns using appropriate quantitative measures
  • Value financial and real assets using a variety of appropriate quantitative methods
  • Provide sound financial recommendations for corporate financial management and personal wealth management
  • Communicate results and recommendations in a fashion studied for audiences with varying levels of sophistication

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General Graduate Admission Requirements

Department of Accounting and Finance and Business Law

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