Learn how to solve financial challenges facing investors, financial institutions and corporations with a masters in finance from UTSA
Graduates of the master’s in finance prepared to tackle complex problems via in-depth instruction and interactions with industry professionals.
The UTSA Master of Science in Finance program provides a comprehensive study of finance and its application to solve the financial challenges faced by investors, financial institutions and corporations. The rigorous and flexible curriculum is taught by accomplished faculty members who have graduated from, and worked at, premier educational and financial institutions.
As part of our program you will work with your dedicated program advisor to structure a full-time or a part-time program sequence with electives in Financial Management, Financial Analytics, and Commercial Banking and Investments. Advanced topics for study include, but are not limited to, portfolio optimization, risk management, capital markets and financial valuation.
Our successful graduates have prior undergraduates in business, engineering, liberal arts, sciences and more. Students with non-business undergraduate degrees are eligible for the program, but may be required to take additional courses.
Become a financial leader by earning a UTSA Master of Science in Finance degree from our top-ranked business school in San Antonio, Texas.
Current resume: Include employment or other related experience.
Letters of reference: Optional (recommended) requirement. Students can submit a request for letters of recommendation through the online application. The application system will send their recommenders a rating form and a section for them to upload their letter.
Personal statement: Approximately 1-2 pages, there are no specific format requirements but your letter should identify why you are interested in this program at UTSA.
Requirement for standardized tests: : GRE/GMAT are waived for Spring 2022, Summer 2022, and Fall 2022 admission.
Transcripts: Unofficial transcripts must be submitted with application materials. If your application is successful, official transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended by the end of your first semester. Transcripts must be received in a completely sealed envelope, or emailed directly from the issuing institution to be considered official.
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Attn: The Graduate School
One UTSA Circle San Antonio, TX 78249
Required foreign credential evaluation: All applicants including non-U.S. citizens (International), U.S. Citizens, and permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit official transcripts along with a mandatory evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America. An approved evaluation requires a detailed course-by-course evaluation. Summaries will not be accepted.
International applicant TOEFL/IELTS test scores: Until further notice, any applicants with a TOEFL/IELTS score on hand should submit their result (regardless of date) as part of the application. Applicants without TOEFL/IELTS scores, will complete alternate evaluations to demonstrate English proficiency following admission.
Applicant Evaluation: Prior finance and accounting coursework are preferred but not required. Students with suspected deficiencies in mathematics may be required to take a math bootcamp course.
The VIP Graduate Admissions Program was established to retain talented University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) undergraduate students and alumni in pursuit of their graduate education. Both domestic and international students who have completed a minimum of 90 semester credit hours can qualify. As a benefit, selected VIP candidates are fast-tracked through the graduate admissions process to include an abbreviated application. All GMAT/GRE test scores and supplemental documentation for the graduate application are waived including statement of purpose, letters of recommendation and resume/CV.