M.S. in Finance

The Master of Science in Finance in the College of Business Administration at the University of Texas at El Paso provides advanced specialized training in finance to meet the demands for financial analysis and decision making for occupations in business and government.

Application will be accepted from students with a bachelor or master degree in business and management (e.g. finance, accounting, marketing, management, information systems), as well as economics and statistics, and in the sciences including computer science or other types of sciences, and in the engineering, technology and mathematics degree areas. Minimum GPA is a 3.0 (based on a 4.0 scale) for the applicable degrees. Applicants should provide transcripts, GMAT or GRE scores that are at most 5 years old, at least one letter of recommendation, proof of English language proficiency for those for which English is not a native language, resume and an admission essay expressing interest in the program.

Degree Plan

Required Economics and Accounting Courses
ACCT 5301Financial Accounting3
ECON 5302Microeconomic Theory3
ECON 5305Applied Mathematical Economics3
ECON 5311Managerial Economics3
ECON 5370Applied Econometrics3
Required Finance Courses
FIN 5311Financial Management3
FIN 5315Securities Analysis3
FIN 5316Risk Mgmt and Derivative Mkts3
FIN 5370Financial Modeling3
Elective Finance Courses
Select three of the following:9
BUSN 5331
BUSN 5332
BUSN 5333
BUSN 5334
Capital Formation-Analysis-Bud
International Financial Mgmt
Total Hours36