The University of Tampa Master of Science in Finance
prepares students for careers in the ever-changing financial industry. Changes in the investment industry and the financial markets require well-trained financial professionals to make value-enhancing decisions as information becomes available and the business environment changes.
Finance students are prepared for careers in private industry and government in such areas as banking, brokerage, individual and institutional investments, insurance, financial analysis and planning, portfolio management and more. Several courses have integrated the CFA®
curriculum as provided by CFA Institute
and are based on the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) from the CFA®
Program. Topics in these courses assist students in preparation for the CFA®
The College offers state-of-the-art resources such as the Huizenga Family Foundation Trading Center, providing Bloomberg Professional™ real-time trading information and hands-on financial management experience.
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Sykes College of Business
Sykes College of Business is an integral part of a 105-acre university campus nestled in the heart of Tampa. As a comprehensive institution, The University of Tampa provides a full spectrum of resources, qualified faculty and modern facilities.
The Sykes College of Business is one of the elite private schools in the Southeast accredited at both the graduate and undergraduate levels by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB International
is the premier business accrediting organization, promoting excellence and continuous improvement in undergraduate and graduate education.
The Master of Science (M.S.) programs at the Sykes College of Business have been ranked in the TFE Times’ list of 2017’s Best Programs Rankings. Particularly, the master's in marketing and finance programs are ranked at 28 and 46, respectively; UT’s M.S. in Accounting program is also ranked at number 79 (Finance Program Rankings).