Master of Science in Finance
Accelerate Your Career
As financial sectors continue to move in new and exciting directions, it’s crucial
that you position yourself as a highly qualified expert in domestic and international
tax laws, economics and global money markets. Enhance your skill set in the world
of finance with a Master of Science in Finance from the University of Houston-Clear
Lake. Your degree from our College of Business will provide you with the tools required
to advance in private, public or non-profit sectors.
A Degree Program that Fits Your Life
We want you to experience success in your academic pursuits, so classes for your 30
credit-hours towards an MS in Finance at UHCL are only 8 weeks long.
- Full-time, 12 months: 2 courses per 8-week term across the fall, spring and summer
- Part-time, 24 months: 1 course per 8-week tern across the fall, spring and summer
You can also choose the class format that’s most convenient for your life:
- Hybrid: Half your class time is online, while the other half is face-to-face in a
- Online: UHCL is the only Houston-based university offering an accredited fully online
MS Finance program.
You can also earn a waiver from the GRE or GMAT if you meet certain enrollment requirements.
Capitalize on Your Future
Recent UHCL graduates have found employment in the fields of corporate finance, commercial
banking, financial planning, investment banking, money management and real estate
investment. In addition, you’ll be learning from the best. Finance faculty consult,
serve on boards, involve themselves in the community, possess active roles in their
respective fields, publish and do extensive research.
2016-2017 Texas-Resident Tuition Rates: $1,691 for one, three-hour course*
*Students receive a tuition and fee break by taking more courses per semester. Use
the tuition calculator to compare how tuition and fees vary the more courses you take per semester. The
calculated tuition and fee total is an estimate and may be subject to change. Excludes
special fees that do not affect all students.
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Ph.D. - Florida International University
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Ph.D. - University of Alabama
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Ph.D. - Oklahoma State University
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Ph.D. - Texas Tech University