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This program provides the necessary tools for data-driven decision-making by providing advanced knowledge of finance and modeling/data skills valued in industry. Students will learn practical applications of finance concepts through management and analysis of large real-world financial datasets, Excel-based financial modeling, and experiential learning opportunities.
Classes are taught by faculty members who have extensive academic and industry backgrounds. They conduct research to remain up-to-date on trends and to enrich the classroom experience. Articles written by faculty members have appeared in Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Financial Management.
Graduates with M.S. Finance degrees, often work in various analyst roles in investment management, investment banking, commercial banking, corporate finance, financial advising, insurance and regulatory positions.
The FIREL department at UNT RCOB engages with reputable prospective employers (e.g., TD Ameritrade, Fidelity, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Schwab, Regions Bank, Texas Capital Bank, Capital One, Citi, Dallas Federal Reserve, etc.) to facilitate internship and placement opportunities for students.
The RCOB Career Resource Center actively engages with students regarding job-related activities through various events including career fairs and employer information sessions.
The UNT Office of International Student and Scholar Services provides advising to international students seeking employment opportunities.
Based on reported data from U.S. M.S. Finance programs, salaries of graduates obtaining employment in the U.S. often exceed $65,000 per year on average.