What will I learn?

The Master of Science with a major in finance is designed to provide advanced study for the person interested in developing skills in this specific area. Intended for students desiring a strong concentration in finance, the focus of the program allows the student to gain considerable expertise in the area in a relatively short period of time. A minimum of 30 hours is required to complete the program.

Required courses, 15 hours

  • FINA 5210 - Investment Analysis and Management
  • FINA 5220 - Theory and Application of Financial Derivatives
  • FINA 5310 - Advanced Topics in Financial Management
  • FINA 5400 - Financial Markets and Institutions
  • FINA 5500 - International Financial Management

Elective courses

Students will select at least four elective courses to complete at least 27 hours of the minimum 30-hour requirement for the degree. The capstone course below comprises the remaining 3 hours. DSCI 5180 is the only prerequisite course that may be used as an elective. The following are some possible elective choices, but other courses would be considered subject to the approval of the major field advisor.

  • DSCI 5210 - Model-Based Business Intelligence
  • DSCI 5240 - Data Mining
  • FINA 5230 - Portfolio Management and Security Analysis in Investments
  • FINA 5410 - Advanced Management of Financial Institutions
  • FINA 5510 - Theory of Finance

Which department am I in?

G. Brint Ryan College of Business

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$18,238.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022


G. Brint Ryan College of Business

Business Leadership Building,



76203, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution (or equivalent).

For international students

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and admission to the Toulouse Graduate School is needed for graduate standing. Students who do not have a bachelor’s degree in a business field from an accredited institution may be required to complete some or all of the following courses as determined by the department.

English Language Proficiency: Minimum TOEFL score requirement is 79; Minimum IELTS score is 6.0; Minimum PTE score is 53.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of North Texas

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  • 239 degree programs across 14 colleges
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