The master of science in finance degree program is designed for students with or without previous educational background in finance.
Many students select the financial management option, which provides a generalist approach to the degree while allowing flexibility to tailor the program to their needs. For students wanting a more focused program, six concentrations are available:
- Investment Management
- Financial Analyst
- Financial Risk Management
- Management of Financial Institutions
- Real Estate
- Financial Information Management
School: Naveen Jindal School of Management
Catalog page: MS
Degree requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or its equivalent, as determined by the dean of graduate studies
Test score required: Yes
Competitive GMAT (GRE also accepted) score that is less than 5 years old. International applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the Internet-based test that is less than 2 years old.
Letters of recommendation: 3
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.
Resume required: Yes
Admissions essay required: Yes
Deadlines: University deadlines apply.
JSOM Advising Office
Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas, SM 20
800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office: JSOM 2.250
Budget analyst, business analyst, commodities trader, credit analyst/manager, financial analyst/planner, industrial buyer, insurance agent, international trade specialist, investment banker, loan specialist, mortgage broker, purchasing agent, real estate developer, research analyst, securities agent, stock broker, treasurer, trust account administrator, trust investment office, and underwriter
See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.