Finance

Beyond the Pursuit of Profit.

Finance is an important aspect of all and any kind of business. Whether you’re interested in a deeper understanding of international financial markets, preparing to sit for the CFA exam, or advancing toward a profession in Finance, the University of Dallas’ Finance program will help you achieve your goals.

Why Finance at UD? 

  • Accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) represents the highest standard for business schools worldwide.
  • The University of Dallas finance program will enable you to master the highly-valued professional skills and hands-on experience that finance employers demand for top positions.
  • Learn from expert faculty who lead in their field, bringing the latest advancements into the classroom.
  • Our Finance program is recognized under the CFA Institute® University Affiliation Program.

Finance Programs Offered at UD:

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Master of Science (M.S.) in Finance

This 33-credit-hour program equips professionals with intensive education in investments and corporate finance. Graduates are able to identify and measure financial risk, develop strategies to mitigate it, and assess a company's financial strategy and decisions. They are also well prepared for careers in finance including investment professionals, security analysis and portfolio management, corporate financial management and financial advising.

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Master of Science (M.S.) in Financial Analytics (STEM)

Master of Science (M.S.) in Financial Analytics (STEM)

The 42-credit hour M.S. in financial analytics, specializes in the application of data science in the finance industry. As a STEM-designated program, the M.S. in Financial Analytics combines business analytics skills, such as data visualization, database management, predictive modeling and programming to make financially strategic decisions. 

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MBA with Accouting Concentration

MBA with a Finance Concentration

For professionals looking to enhance their careers in management, the MBA with a finance concentration allows students to gain an understanding of financial concepts to complement their knowledge and leadership skills gained through the Dallas MBA.

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Graduate Certificate in Finance

Graduate Certificates in Finance

For professionals desiring to stay current on industry trends and best practices in the ever changing business environment, graduate certificates require less time to earn than a Master of Science or a Master of Business Administration and provide immediately actionable knowledge.

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Managing Real Money

A hallmark of our program is the Student Managed Investment Fund. The SMIF is a live portfolio actively managed by our students. The mission of the SMIF at the University of Dallas is to enhance students' academic pursuits in the study of finance by offering exposure and participation in investment research/analysis and portfolio management/strategies. Learn More

Will Chavey Quote“ I learned numerous transferable career skills during my time working on the SMIF and I'm grateful to our faculty for the dedication they have to helping the students learn and succeed. ”- Will Chavey, BA '15, Co-founder, SMIF

CFA Institute Recognized

The University of Dallas M.S. Finance Program is affiliated with the CFA Institure and prepares students to take the CFA Level 1 exam and seek to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. This designation is achieved by passing a series of three rigorous exams adhering to code of ethics and standards of practice ovserved by the CFA Institute. The University of Dallas' M.S. Finance program is one of 150 universities worldwide recognized as a CFA Institute® University Affiliation Program. 

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Employment Outcomes

Our recent graduates have found success in positions such as:

Financial Analyst
TXU Energy

Business Analyst
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Operations Analyst
AT&T

Retail Logistics Finance
Amazon

Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley

Assistant Vice President, Investment Banking 
Bank of America

 

 

Accounting at the University of Dallas

Program Rankings

The University of Dallas ranked 29th among the 48 best online MBA in Finance degree programs in the nation and earned the title of "the Best School for Working Students." The flexible online coursework allows students to earn their MBA while continuing to work and advance in their careers. 

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College of Distinction