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MS in Finance

Program Description | Admission | Degree Requirements | Courses


Program Description

The Master of Science in Finance program at Sam Houston State University is designed to develop candidates for leadership positions in corporate finance, financial services firms, and to successfully pursue doctoral studies. The program provides students with a strong background in the fundamentals of finance through a core of twenty-four hours of required courses, three semester credit hours of finance electives, and nine semester credit hours of graduate elective courses (with the approval of the graduate coordinator, six semester hours may come from support areas outside of the College of Business Administration).


Admission

The MS in Finance program is no longer accepting new students.

 


Degree Requirements

The program provides students with a strong background in the fundamentals of finance through a core of twenty-four hours of required courses, three semester credit hours of finance electives, and nine semester credit hours of graduate elective courses (with the approval of the graduate coordinator, six semester hours may come from support areas outside of the College of Business Administration).

Plan 1 - MS in Finance

Item
Requirement
Options
Hours
Required
1
Specified
Courses
Choose all from:
FIN 531 <FINC 5310> Intro to Institutions, Investments, and Mangerial Finance1
FIN 536 <FINC 5390> Seminar in Business Finance2
FIN 537 <FINC 5370> Problems in Administrative Finance
FIN 539 <FINC 5340> International Finance
FIN 569 <FINC 5345> Seminar in Investments
BAN 568 <BANA 5368> Techniques of Statistical Analysis
GBA 587 <BUAD 5310> Research Writing In Business
ACC 533 <ACCT 5333> Financial Statement Analysis
24
2
FINC Elective
Choose one from:
All graduate courses in FINC
3
3 COBA Electives Choose three from:
All graduate courses in the College of Business Administration3
9
TOTAL
36
Notes:
1 This course is replaced by a graduate finance elective for students with a baccalaureate degree in finance.
2 This course must be taken after all other required finance courses are taken and satisfies the comprehensive exam requirement.
3 Non-COBA courses must be approved by the Graduate Advisor.

 


Courses

Finance (FINC)

Business Administration (BUAD)

Accounting (ACCT)

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