MSF

MSF - Master of Science in Finance

2014-2015 Advisory Council

  • Chip Van Os - Raymond James (MSF Advisory Council Chair)
  • Rebecca Szelc - Berkeley Research Group (MSF Advisory Council Chair-elect)
  • George Ackert - Evercore Partners
  • James Cannaday - Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Jay Carvell - Whitehorse Capital Partners
  • Pete Chilian - JPMorgan Chase
  • Bert Conly - FTI Consulting
  • Michael Cox - Seabury Group
  • Michael Dastugue - Sam's Club
  • Nick Dell'Osso - Chesapeake Energy
  • Greg Ethridge - MatlinPatterson
  • Scott Farrimond - Farrimond Castillo & Bresnahan, P.C.
  • Jeff Fronterhouse - Brazos Private Equity Partners
  • Greg Galbraith - Deutsche Bank
  • Jonathan Goldman - Genesis Capital LLC
  • Steve Helland - SSR Capital
  • Jeff Kennedy - Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
  • Vince Kickirillo - VMG Health
  • Jeff Kramer - Ares Management LLC
  • Beth Lawrence - J.P. Morgan
  • Holly McMullan - Apollo Management
  • Bill Montgomery - Quantum Energy Partners
  • Ryan Nixon - Goshawk Global Investments
  • Clas Olsson - Invesco
  • Hal Peterson - Castle Hill Advisors
  • Jim Recer - BBVA Compass
  • Beth Robison - Hawkins Capital
  • Ken Sample - Chase Commercial Bank
  • Jason Shulick - Aurora Management Partners
  • Richard Sieling - Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
  • G. Stacy Smith - Trinity Group, LLC
  • Margo Somma - American Express
  • Randall Walker - Bank of Texas
  • Reid Walker - Five T Investments
  • John W. Ward - Accenture
  • Mark Whatley - Evercore Partners
  • T.J. Winczewski - Plains All American Pipeline
  • Mark Zyla - Acuitas
  • Vince Kickirillo - VMG Health LLC

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.

See what the MSF Class of 2013 has to say about our faculty.


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.


Contact Us

 512-471-2012 |  msfinance@mccombs.utexas.edu | GSB 5.135

Page last updated: 7/29/2014