Become a Financial Expert

The Master of Science in Finance program provides a platform for you to develop as a financial-economic expert who can spot opportunities, assess risks and ask critical financial questions. We place an emphasis on a solid understanding of finance theory as well as the practical applications of theory to real-world problems in order to prepare our graduates for the financial, managerial and global economic challenges of the 21st century — and beyond.

Nationally-Ranked Affordable Programs

The College of Business has been recognized by the highly anticipated U.S. News & World Report rankings for 2023 for several programs.

  • 60th for Best Online Graduate Business Programs (Excluding MBA)


Finance requires the development of a wide range of skills in order to meet the demands of the global business environment. Our combination of educational and real-world application creates an active and engaging learning experience, offering access to faculty whose collective expertise spans all major areas of economics and finance. As a result, graduates are well-positioned to transition quickly when internship and job opportunities present themselves.

Annual Mean Wage of Finance Professionals

Financial Investment Analyst
Financial Risk Specialist
Financial Analyst and Advisor
Financial Manager

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022

See Yourself Succeed with a Degree in the College of Business

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Industry Connections

Through guest speakers, company tours and internships, professional networking, and other opportunities, students, faculty and alumni are connected with  the business community.

STEM Designated

Our Master of Science in Finance program is STEM-designated, ensuring our students have the competitive advantage in the fast-growing market. This prepares our students for professional career opportunities that provide job security, flexibility, satisfaction, and outstanding earning potential.

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Nationally Accredited

The College of Business is one of only 800 schools worldwide to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).


Accomplished Faculty

Engage with exceptional faculty who are industry leaders and significant scholars, producing cutting-edge research in their field.

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Career Readiness

The College of Business offers an in-house Career Services Center focused on guiding business students seeking internships or employment.

What You Will Learn

In our graduate-level finance program, you will experience challenging, fast-paced coursework and collaboration with accomplished peers. You will advance your competencies in financial management, investment, business research and more. As a result, the courses in our MS in Finance degree program positions graduates to meet the trends in the business environment.

Courses to Prepare You for Your Career

  • Foundation courses including Finance for Decision Makers, Economics for Decision Makers and Quantitative Analysis for Managers.
  • Core finance courses including Financial Management, Investment Seminar, Derivatives & Risk Management, International Business Finance, Advanced Financial Modeling, Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments and Applied Financial Research.


A degree in finance will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Develop skills that prepare you for the demands of the global business environment.
  • Prepare you for a number of certification exams such as Chartered Financial Analyst ® (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner ® (CFP).
  • Learn from a combination of educational and real-world applications.
  • Gain the necessary insight to spot opportunities, assess risks and ask critical financial questions.
  • Develop the managerial tools needed to become a professional ready for any challenge.


We offer various minors that can be combined with your finance (MSF) degree. Learn more about the available minors and their course requirements.

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Core Finance Courses

Develop Professional Skills. Dive into topics like investment, corporate finance, monetary management, and financial reporting covered in the core finance courses.

  • Applied Financial Research (FIN 595)
  • Financial Management (FIN 504)
  • Investment Seminar (FIN 510)
  • Derivatives & Risk Management (FIN 512)
  • Advanced Financial Modeling with Excel (FIN 550)
  • Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments (FIN 570)
  • International Business Finance (FIN 571)


Make it your own. Customize your degree with electives covering a wide range of financial subjects.

Choose 3 Finance Courses from:

  • Fixed Income Analysis
  • Advanced Entrepreneurial Finance & Venture Capital
  • Financial Data Analytics
  • Principles of Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Appraisal & Investment
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Advanced Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Internship in Finance
  • Independent Study
  • Fundamentals of Financial Planning
  • Advanced Retirement Planning & Employee Benefits
  • Advanced Risk, Insurance, and Estate Planning

Available Minors (4 Courses):

Invest in your future. Stand out from the crowd by adding a minor to your degree.

  • Business Analytics
  • Cyber Security
  • Digital Marketing
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Economics of U.S. Healthcare
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Corporate Management
  • Real Estate

Course Delivery and Resources

Our programs are designed to be flexible, meeting the needs of working professionals who want the convenience of a fully online degree, full-time students who prefer face-to-face classes and blended options for those who need the convenience of both. We offer a graduate-level business degree to fit your lifestyle and career aspirations.

Please check the schedule of classes for locations and times. Locations and times are subject to change.

Student Organizations

The aim of the Finance Society is to help in the development of the next generation of finance professionals from A&M-Commerce, from degree plan through career. The society is an active student organization in the College of Business that is focused on advising and guiding in the professional, educational and social development of students interested in finance.

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Program Costs

Use the following links to get further information to tuition and fees, financial aid and scholarships.

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Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Note: This program is not currently available to international students.

Submit Application

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”
  • Select “Finance, MSF” as your “Major.”

Domestic Application Fee 395064

  • Pay the $50 application fee.
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Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Provisional Status

After you submit your application, you may be granted provisional status, which means you can enroll in one semester of courses. You will not be eligible for financial aid until you submit all of your documents and are accepted into the program.

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Graduate Coordinator Rebecca Stevens 395100

Your Graduate Coordinator

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Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to your graduate coordinator.

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

All international transcripts must be evaluated and the evaluation submitted to the Graduate School.

We accepts evaluations sent directly from the following Agencies.

  • If a normal evaluation is submitted, official original transcripts with all marksheets will still need to be submitted.
  • If a WES ICAP or equivalent is submitted, we will not need the official transcripts to be submitted separately.

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact your graduate coordinator for more information.

Request one signed letter of recommendation on letterhead or our recommendation form from a professional who can attest to your goals and ability to succeed in the program. That individual should

If you are unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

Describe your preparation for graduate work and your academic interests and goals in no more than 500 words.

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

  • Apply for scholarships and graduate assistantships once you are admitted.
  • Apply for financial aid by submitting a FAFSA and sending it to school code 003565.
  • Contact your financial aid advisor with any questions.

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist will contact you to complete registration.

  • View your degree plan in DegreeWorks.
  • To register for classes, go to myLeo > Student Resources > Registration Menu.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

Graduate Enrollment Specialist Marcia Henderson 395420

Your Graduate Enrollment Specialist

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Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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