Department of Finance & Real Estate


Finance draws upon concepts from economics, statistics, and mathematics to help investors and managers create value by efficiently allocating capital. In the area of real estate, these decisions revolve around real estate development, valuation, investment, management, and financing.

For more information contact Undergraduate Advising Center / Graduate Business Services

Reasons To Study Finance & Real Estate


Develop Expertise

Hands-On Courses: Develop Expertise In Financial Analytics And Spreadsheet Modeling
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Financial Markets Lab

Access To The Financial Markets Lab, A State-Of-The-Art Facility That Provides Real-World Financial Market Experiences
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Wide Selection

A Wide Selection Of Courses In Both Finance And Real Estate
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Databases and Software

Access To Financial and Real Estate Databases and Software Such As Argus As Part Of Coursework
CFA Scholarship

CFA Institute

BBA-Finance Program Recognized As A Program Affiliated With The CFA Institute
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Networking Opportunities

Active Student Organizations With Networking Opportunities
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MoneyABCs - Financial Literacy & Personal Finance Program

MoneyABCs is the University of Texas Arlington’s first financial literacy initiative with a nationwide focus. By creating the first professional network for educators, researchers, activists, regulators, and every organization actively engaged in designing and delivering financial literacy programs.

Additional Information About Finance & Real Estate

  • Corporate finance
  • Investments
  • Financial institutions and capital markets
  • International finance
  • Money, Finance, and the Modern Consumer
  • Business Finance
  • Investments
  • Money and Capital Markets
  • Portfolio Management and Security Analysis
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Real Estate Appraisal
  • Financial Modeling
  • Financial Analytics

Firms hiring finance students focus on many issues including managerial finance, banking, investment, brokerage, international money markets, insurance, personal financial planning, and mortgage activities.

Firms hiring real estate students focus on topics such as environmental consulting, property tax, investment consulting, property development and management, property financing, mortgage banking, appraisal and valuation, site location analysis, and syndication.


It cannot be determined if the UTA College of Business Real Estate programs meet the educational requirements for Real Estate related licensure or certification in Texas or in other states and territories. State licensing bodies require an applicant to submit educational information for a review and make determinations on a case-by-case basis. Educational requirements can differ across states and territories. In Texas, the Texas Real Estate Commission will review student transcripts and approve courses they determine equivalent. This information will be reviewed annually.

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Financial Literacy & Personal Finance

Connecting individuals, institutions, and organizations to resources and research in order to cultivate personal financial stability.

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Student Managed Investment Fund

After interviews we accept 15-20 students in the SMIF. Students can be graduate and undergraduates. The students are motivated by the opportunity to manage real money and to have Bloomberg certification.

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CFA Scholarship

We are recognized as a CFA Institute Affiliated University by CFA Institute. Recognition as a CFA Institute Affiliated University signals to students, employers, and the marketplace that our curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to preparing students to sit for the CFA examinations.

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Money Smart Week

The Department of Finance and Real Estate at the UTA College of Business will host a series of financial literacy workshops as well as free credit counseling during Money Smart Week. This event happens during the month of April, on the UTA campus. UTA students and the Arlington community are invited to receive personal financial advice and credit consultations from financial services professionals.

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Sam Mahrouq Financial Markets Lab

The Sam Mahrouq Financial Markets Lab employs 10 Bloomberg terminals and features a ticker-tape board around the room that displays current financial market data. Video boards display current financial news, stock and commodity prices, and market indexes. The Bloomberg software system provides business students with near real-time financial market data, up-to-the-minute news, and financial markets analytics. A student-managed investment fund course provides hands-on experience with equity analysis and is paired with a Bloomberg Market Concepts 10-hour e-learning course for Bloomberg certification.



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* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT 

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