C.T. Bauer College of Business > Department of Finance > Finance, MS
The C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston fuels the city’s workforce. Our graduate students have the benefits of an on-campus education, a world-renowned faculty that provides personalized attention in classrooms of diverse professionals, and a strong network of Bauer alumni that dominates the Houston workforce - giving our MS/Finance students an ideal setting for academic development and professional advancement.
The MS Finance program is primarily an evening program which may be pursued on a full- or part-time basis. The student is provided with a specialized course of study that is concentrated on financial markets and corporate financial management to enhance their understanding of the principles and practice of finance, and to develop their problem solving skills.
The MS Finance program is particularly relevant to those planning to work in the following areas:
- Corporate finance and financial consulting
- Investment banking, security analysis and brokerage
- Funds management
- Commercial and retail banking
- Risk management
The Bauer College of Business has assembled a nationally renowned faculty in finance. The current members of the faculty have over forty years of full-time experience as faculty at the top 10 finance departments. Recent rankings place the UH finance faculty sixteenth in the nation and second in the State of Texas.
Our knowledge of what “works” at the top business schools in this country is being brought to bear on the task of providing the Houston community with the opportunity for training and advanced certification in finance commensurate with the fourth largest city in the United States.
The MS Finance admits students for fall and spring terms. (The MS Finance-Quantitative Specialization admits for fall term only.) The students range in age from 21-48 with average work experience of 4 years and average GMAT scores of 621.
Please visit the Master of Science in Finance program page for more information.