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  • 48 months
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Overview

The Finance program from Texas A&M University Central Texas prepares students for exciting entry-level careers in business, banking, or wealth management.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency in written communications.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in oral presentations.
  • Evaluate the implications of an ethical dilemma from a variety of ethical frameworks/perspectives.
  • Produce a well-reasoned resolution to an ethical challenge.
  • Identify how the differences in business environments between countries may impact business decisions.
  • Exhibit cross-cultural competencies that aid in working with people from different cultures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge proficiency in the core business disciplines.
  • Integrate knowledge across multiple business disciplines.
  • Demonstrate how technology can support business decision-making.
  • Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of financial concepts and institutions.
  • Perform financial analysis and demonstrate knowledge of evaluation methods.
  • Compare and contrast various valuation models.
  • Analyze the dynamics of the risk return tradeoff.

Career Opportunities

  • Commercial banking
  • Investment banking
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial planning
  • Investment management

Accreditation

The Finance Program is currently accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). 

The College of Business Administration is also presently pursuing accreditation with the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). 

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 included:

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Business Analysis with Spreadsheets
  • Financial Management 
  • Money and Banking
  • Money and Banking
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Case Studies in Finance
  • Investments
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Business Communications and Research
  • Business Statistics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative transfer GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum 30 academic, college-level transferable semester hours
  • Must be eligible to return to all previously attended institutions
  • Applicants pursuing an Applied Science or Aviation Science degree may meet this requirement utilizing select workforce education credit from an approved Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree upon completion of 45 hours, to include all general education courses within the AAS.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7372 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7372 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2308 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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