• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Houston, TX, United States
The University of Houston Downtown Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance program prepares graduates for professions in financial management, investment management, banking and financial institutions.
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The finance area has experienced rapid growth in recent years due to the changing market conditions and the way businesses operate, positioning finance graduates in a desirable position. 

The goal of the program is to produce graduates who can help individuals and businesses increase productivity through financial and technological solutions. The program also prepares graduates to pursue graduate studies and to take the Chartered Financial Planners (CFP) and/or the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) and/or the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) certification examinations.

As a finance major you will be equipped with a skill set which can aid your entry into many occupations, leading to a choice of careers.  Skills acquired via the major are in high demand.  By completing a degree in finance, students set themselves apart to succeed in business. A degree in Finance at UHD prepares students for a variety of jobs. 

Career paths include but are not limited to:

  • Corporate Finance Managers
  • Investment Managers
  • Credit Analysts
  • Banking professionals
  • Personal Financial Advisors
  • Security Analysts
  • Wealth Managers
  • Real Estate Appraisers
  • Insurance Agents
  • Financial Service Professionals
  • Financial Examiners

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Small Business Finance
  • Treasury Risk Management 
  • Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • Intermediate Corporate Finance 
  • International Finance 
  • Derivative Securities

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Apply for admissions using the Apply Texas Application (link works better in Chrome) online!
  • Submit your $80 admissions application fee. The application and fee will be valid for a period of one year.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15534 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7767 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15534 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7767 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2859 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Houston

  • 1067 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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