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Finance Master's Degree

Master of Science (MS) in Finance

The Master of Science in Finance at UT Permian Basin is a STEM-designated graduate program that will provide an opportunity to specialize in financial decision-making. It will enhance your knowledge and skills needed to excel in a finance or executive career.

Careers for MS in Finance Majors

A degree in Finance will set you on the path for many career opportunities, including:

  • Corporate Financial Analyst
  • Credit Analyst
  • Investment Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Financial Planner
  • Risk Analyst
  • Accounting Manager
  • Various Banking Positions
  • And many other corporate positions that require analytical skills

MS in Finance Degree Requirements

Students are required to complete 30 semester credit hours. 

Core Courses (6 credit hours)

  • ACCT 6301 Accounting Analysis
  • FINA 6320 Financial Management

If one or both courses are waived, students can choose any COB graduate-level course to replace.

Required Business Courses (6 credit hours)

  • BUSI 6302 Business Data Analytics
  • FINA 6321 Corporate Finance and Strategy

Finance Business Core Courses (12 credit hours)

  • FINA 6322: Management of Financial Institutions
  • FINA 6325: Financial Derivatives
  • FINA 6327: Investments
  • FINA 6330: International Finance

Finance Electives (6 credit hours)

  • Student can choose two 6000 level FINA courses that is not used to satisfy other degree requirements