Department of Finance & Real Estate

Overview



The discipline of finance draws upon concepts from economics, statistics, and mathematics in order to help managers make sound financial decisions.

In the area of corporate finance, decisions involve the capital investment and financing activities of business. In the area of investments, decisions involve portfolio investment activities of individuals and institutions such as mutual funds, investment banking firms, and pension funds.

In the area of financial institutions, decisions involve the management and operation of financial institutions such as commercial banks, finance companies, and insurance companies.

The study of finance opens the door to several exciting career paths. In addition to rewarding careers in financial management, the study of finance is excellent preparation for a career in law.



Degree Plans



BBA-Finance Degree Program

The discipline of finance draws upon concepts from economics, statistics, and mathematics in order to help managers make sound financial decisions. In the area of corporate finance, decisions involve the capital investment and financing activities of business. In the area of investments, decisions involve portfolio investment activities of individuals and institutions like mutual funds, investment banking firms, and pension funds. In the area of financial institutions, decisions involve the management and operation of financial institutions like commercial banks, finance companies, and insurance companies.

The study of finance opens the door to several exciting career paths. In addition to rewarding careers in financial management, the study of finance is excellent preparation for a career in law. The Department of Finance and Real Estate at UT Arlington offers a full complement of classes in corporate finance, investments, financial institutions and capital markets, and international finance.

 

BBA-Real Estate degree program

The discipline of real estate draws upon concepts from economics, statistics, and mathematics in order to help managers make sound financial decisions. In the area of real estate, these decisions revolve around real estate development and financing.

The study of real estate opens the door to several exciting career paths. The Department of Finance and Real Estate at UT Arlington offers a full complement of classes in Real Estate Fundamentals, Development, Finance, Investment, and Appraisal.



MS-Quantitative Finance program

The Master of Science in Quantitative Finance degree program is a STEM program designed to meet the growing demand for financial professionals equipped to implement state-of-the-art analytical techniques in support of financial decision-making. Students complete a rigorous seven-course sequence that includes: finance theory, mathematical finance, financial modeling, economic theory, and econometrics. Students then complete a five-course elective program designed jointly by the student and the program advisor. The Master of Science in Quantitative Finance degree program is a specialized degree program designed to build upon the candidate’s prior background.

Contact the program advisor at msfinance@uta.edu



MS-Real Estate degree program

The purpose of the Master of Science in Real Estate degree program is to provide students an opportunity to obtain a better understanding of the mechanics of real estate decision making in modern society and a greater depth of training in the discipline of real estate decision making than is possible at the baccalaureate level. The specific objectives of the program are to prepare students for careers in business, government, research, and teaching and for further graduate study. In this program, students are exposed to the theory, research, and practical applications of numerous real estate content areas, including investment analysis, appraisal, real estate development, primary and secondary mortgage markets, and mortgage backed securities. The Master of Science in Real Estate degree program is a specialized degree program designed to build upon the candidate’s background.



Study Finance & Real Estate

Degrees offered in finance, real estate, and quantitative finance

Finance & Real Estate Events

MONEY SMART WEEK

The Department of Finance 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 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the locations indicated below, all on the UTA campus. Experts from Dallas-Fort Worth area financial institutions will give free workshops on various topics to improve financial literacy (see...

Contact Department



Main Office Number:
817-272-3705
Dr. Sanjiv Sabherwal, Department Chair
817-272-3705
sabherwal@uta.edu
Debbie Maxey, Administrative Assistant
817-272-3705
debbiem@uta.edu
Teresa Sexton, Support Specialist
817-272-3705
sexton@uta.edu

Finance & Real Estate at UTA

  1. Access to databases such as CoStar as part of coursework
  2. Master ARGUS software, which is a commercial real estate industry standard software
  3. Courses are hands-on, students develop expertise in spreadsheet modeling and financial analytics
  4. Accommodations for working professionals
  5. GMAT waiver is offered for qualified applicants based on work experience and perceived value to the cohort
  6. Based on backgrounds and future areas of interest, students have a wide selection of courses
  7. Access to the Financial Markets Lab, a state-of-the-art facility that provides real-world financial market experiences

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