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MSF - Master of Science in Finance
  • MSF Class of 2013 students at graduation

    Earn your Master of Science in Finance in under one year...

  • Red McCombs School of Business one of the preeminent business schools in the world today.

  • MSF Class of 2013 students

    Join students from around the nation and the world.

  • Professor Robert Parrino

    Work with some of the best faculty in the nation.

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    Be a part of one of the top public universities in the country.

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    Live, work, and study in America's fastest growing metro area.

MSF - Master of Science in Finance

2016-2017 Advisory Council

  • Rebecca Szelc - Berkeley Research Group (MSF Advisory Council Chair)
  • Jim Recer - BBVA Compass (MSF Advisory Council Chair-elect)
  • George Ackert - Evercore Partners
  • Jeff Andrien - The Claro Group
  • Kara W. Axley - Westwood Holding Group, Inc. 
  • Keith Behrens - Stephens, Inc. 
  • Russell Brockett - Dimensional Fund Advisors 
  • Jay Carvell - Whitehorse Capital Partners
  • Pete Chilian - JPMorgan Chase
  • Stephanie Chesnick - Ernst & Young
  • Bert Conly - FTI Consulting
  • Michael Dellinger - UBS Private Wealth Management 
  • Greg Ethridge - MatlinPatterson
  • Scott Farrimond - Farrimond Castillo & Bresnahan, P.C.
  • Steven Franco - Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
  • Kenna Garinger - Bank of Texas
  • Brad Glover - Deutsche Bank
  • Mark Huffstetler - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
  • Jeff Kennedy - Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
  • Kevin Kershisnik - Credit Suisse’s Global Energy Group
  • Vince Kickirillo - VMG Health LLC
  • Yvette Klevan - Lazard Asset Management 
  • Jeff Kramer - Ares Management LLC
  • Jill Lampert - NGP Energy Capital Management 
  • Beth Lawrence - J.P. Morgan
  • Brian Lemons - Prudential Capital Group
  • Bill Montgomery - Quantum Energy Partners
  • Ryan Moss - Perella Weinberg Partners
  • Clas Olsson - Invesco
  • Hal Peterson - Castle Hill Advisors
  • Beth Robison - Hawkins Capital
  • Ken Sample - Chase Commercial Bank
  • Richard Sieling - US Capital Advisors, LLC
  • Chip Van Os - Raymond James 
  • Randall Walker - Bank of Texas
  • John W. Ward - Accenture
  • Mark Whatley - Evercore Partners
  • Kirk Wiginton - Amegy Bank
  • T.J. Winczewski - Plains All American Pipeline
  • Mark Zyla - Acuitas

The Texas Master of Science in Finance (MSF) Program at the McCombs School of Business provides a unique opportunity for students to receive graduate-level training and prepare for careers in finance--especially those requiring analytic rigor and quantitative skills. 

  • The program is open to students from all academic backgrounds.
  • No previous work experience is required.
  • Completion takes less than one calendar year. 

Designed with Industry Input; Taught by World-Renowned Experts 

The MSF Program pairs our students' undergraduate experiences with the practical knowledge that allows them to thrive in industry firms. Our curriculum is designed with the direct input of the MSF Advisory Council, employers, and other industry experts.

The Texas MSF Program gives students the opportunity to work with and learn from our world-class faculty. The McCombs School of Business faculty is renowned for its instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, receiving top honors in The Princeton Review's annual "Best Professors" rankings. The University of Texas at Austin's Finance Department consistently ranks among the top finance departments in the world in both the U.S. News & World Report survey of Undergraduate Business Schools and The Chronicle of Higher Education's Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index.

Outstanding Location for Living and Working

Austin is America's fastest growing metro area, and Texas has had the sharpest upswing in financial sector jobs in the past ten years. A Master of Science in Finance degree from McCombs affords graduates access to the rapidly growing Texas financial job market. Graduates can take advantage of the McCombs school’s numerous relationships with prominent employers across the country and its outstanding record for career placement.

You’re Invited  to Apply

If you're an applicant with excellent quantitative and analytic skills looking for a rigorous program to prepare you for a career in the financial sector, we welcome your application. If you’d like more information, do not hesitate to contact us.

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