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Take your career to the next level with a Master of Science in Finance from A&M-Commerce

The Master of Science in Finance program provides a platform for you to develop as a financial-economic expert who can spot opportunities, assess risks and ask critical financial questions. We place an emphasis on a solid understanding of finance theory as well as the practical applications of theory to real-world problems in order to prepare our graduates for the financial, managerial and global economic challenges of the 21st century — and beyond.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Online
Duration

2 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face, Online
Total Credit Hours

30 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

Finance (MSF) :: 1.03 SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN FINANCE

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Finance (MSF) :: 1.06 PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

A degree in finance will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Develop skills that prepare you for the demands of the global business environment.
  • Prepare you for a number of certification exams.
  • Learn from a combination of educational and real-world applications.
  • Gain the necessary insight to spot opportunities, assess risks and ask critical financial questions.
  • Develop the managerial tools needed to become a professional ready for any challenge.
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Finance (MSF) :: 1.07 Careers

Careers

Finance requires the development of a wide range of skills in order to meet the demands of the global business environment. Our combination of educational and real-world application creates an active and engaging learning experience, offering access to faculty whose collective expertise spans all major areas of economics and finance. As a result, graduates are well-positioned to transition quickly when internship and job opportunities present themselves.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Chartered Financial Analyst
$81,761
Financial Advisor
$88,000

Payscale.com

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Finance (MSF) :: 1.10 MAJORS/EMPHASIS

Minors

We offer various minors that can be combined with your finance (MSF) degree. Learn more about the available minors and their course requirements.

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Finance (MSF) :: 1.11 WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

What You Will Learn

In our graduate-level finance program, you will experience challenging, fast-paced coursework and collaboration with accomplished peers. You will advance your competencies in financial management, investment, business research and more. As a result, the courses in our MS in Finance degree program positions graduates to meet the trends in the business environment.

Courses to Prepare You for Your Career

  • Foundation courses including Finance for Decision Makers, Economics for Decision Makers and Quantitative Analysis for Managers.
  • Core finance courses including Financial Management, Derivatives and Risk Management, International Business, Financial Modeling, and Applied Business Research
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Finance (MSF) :: 1.12 FEATURED COURSES

Featured Courses

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Finance (MSF) :: 1.13 Course Delivery and Resources

Course Delivery and Resources

Our programs are designed to be flexible, meeting the needs of working professionals who want the convenience of a fully online degree, full-time students who prefer face-to-face classes and blended options for those who need the convenience of both. We offer a graduate-level business degree to fit your lifestyle and career aspirations.

Two Year Course Rotation

Need help planning your schedule but you don’t know where to start? Check out our Two Year Course Rotation!

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Student Organizations

The aim of the Finance Society is to help in the development of the next generation of finance professionals from A&M-Commerce, from degree plan through career. The society is an active student organization in the College of Business that is focused on advising and guiding in the professional, educational and social development of students interested in finance.

Economics and finance society
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Graduate Business Program Costs

Program Costs

The tuition and fees for a graduate student in the College of Business taking 9 credit hours is $3,820 for a Texas resident and $7,500 for a non-resident.

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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS International/Domestic Tabs

Admission

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MARKETING (MS) :: Admissions Requirements College of Business

Domestic Student Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • GMAT/GRE official test scores ( can be waived with an overall undergraduate GPA above 3.0 or a 3.25 on the last 60 hrs).
  • (GMAT/GRE scores are waived for 2021 admission)

Required Documents

  • Apply Texas Application
  • $50 (USD) application fee
  • All official transcripts
    • All transcripts used towards a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
    • Any master’s degree transcript(s) with graduate coursework from an accredited institution in an area of study approved by the department
  • Professional test scores
    • GMAT/General Test GRE official test scores (if necessary)
  • One letter of recommendation
    • Letter must be from a current or past business associate or professor who will describe your professional or academic career, as appropriate. The recommendation can be in the form of a letter, our recommendation form or both.

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MARKETING (MS) :: Admissions Requirements, International College of Business

International Student Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • GMAT/GRE official test scores or 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA or 3.25 on the last 60 hours of coursework toward the bachelor’s degree

Required Documents

  • Apply Texas Application
  • $75 (USD) application fee
  • One letter of recommendation
    • Letter must be from a current or past business associate or professor who will describe your professional or academic career, as appropriate.
  • All official transcripts
    • All transcripts used towards a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
    • Any master’s degree transcript(s) with graduate coursework from an accredited institution in an area of study approved by the department
    • A copy of the provisional certificate or diploma
  • Professional test scores
    • GMAT/General Test GRE official test scores or 3.0 overall undergraduate GPA (3.25 on the last 60 hours of coursework toward the bachelor’s degree)
  • Official sponsor statement
  • Bank statement from the sponsor
    • Must reflect a balance of at least $26,024.82 USD and be less than 1 year old
  • English Proficiency
    Scores must be less than 2 years old.
    • Official TOEFL (Minimum Scores: IBT 79, or CBT 213, or PBT 550), or
    • Official IELTS (Minimum Score: 6.00 band overall), or
    • Official PTE (Minimum Score: 53 overall or higher), or
    • Completion (all years) of a bachelor’s degree or higher degree from a regionally accredited university in the United States

Application Packet Submission Deadlines

Applications (for programs that are not fully online) have the following deadlines:

Fall admission consideration: June 1

Spring admission consideration: October 15

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Finance (MSF) :: Staff 1.14a

DEPARTMENT CONTACT

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find the MS finance comprehensive exam procedures?

You can find the procedures here.

Additionally, the ethics component of the comprehensive exam is related to a Standard of Practice Handbook which is provided to you in the Investments (FIN 510) class. If you did not receive this document, please contact Dr. Alper Gormus ([email protected]) or the professor of the class and a copy will be provided to you.

The exam will be proctored by Proctor U.

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Dean’s Office Contact Information COB

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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Finance (MSF) :: 1.14 RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

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