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The Online Master of Science in Finance and Economics (MSFE)

The AACSB-accredited Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business at West Texas A&M University offers an online M.S. in Finance and Economics. Our masters in Finance and Economics is consistently ranked and recognized nationally by TFE Times and U.S. News and World Report as a top online finance and economics master's program.

By combining both finance and economics within one degree, this program provides students the opportunity to customize coursework based on individual interests, whether that's finance, economics, or a combination of both. The MSFE is designed for students who want to improve their understanding of economics and finance, particularly those interested in or already working in:

  • Finance institutions and finance departments in business and government;
  • Policy-oriented and community service occupations in the private and public sectors;
  • Economic and financial consulting and advising;
  • High school, community college, or teaching at an instructor level; or
  • Preparation for law school or doctorate programs in economics, finance, management, or marketing.

The program's orientation toward application as opposed to theory enhances opportunities for graduates in a broad range of occupations and institutions.

AACSB Accredited

The Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business at WT is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB).

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Nationally Ranked Online Finance and Economics Master's Program

U.S. News & World Report has nationally ranked the MSFE program in the top thirty of specialized master's business programs for six consecutive years. In addition, TFE Times' recent #2 designation has nationally ranked the program as a top financial economics programs for four consecutive years.

TFE Times Best Rankings U.S. News and World Report - Grad Business 2020

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Program Highlights

*Financial aid and some scholarships require enrollment in at least six semester credit hours during the long semesters (fall and spring) and six hours over the course of the summer.

Meet MSFE Alumni

MSFE Alumni

Tyler Young, CPA, MSFE, MPA
Financial Planner, RGT Wealth Advisors

“The MSFE program at the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business is an outstanding program, and the faculty are the most helpful you will find. It's perfect for students who are looking for a high quality, affordable, and flexible degree. I was able to work full-time while pursuing my degree, and it prepared me well for my goals of taking and passing the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams and pursuing a career in wealth management.”

MSFE Alumni

Taylor Walden, MSFE
Production Manager, The Paradise Team at CNN Mortgage

“I graduated from WT with my undergraduate degree in 2012. I took a year off from school, since I had just accepted a position in my career field. I knew I was coming back, though. When it came to choosing where I'd attend, there was no doubt in my mind that WT would be the right place. The professors care here -- I think that sets WT apart from so many other universities. The MSFE program is more than a graduate degree. It's an expectation: I've now set an expectation for myself. Employers would ask me what kind of program this is, each of them, when they see my credentials on my resume -- and having the honor to explain this program is one of the best feelings.

The program involves a more research-based approach. At the end, you're given a comprehensive exam over everything you've touched in your studies. That comprehensive exam was one of the most challenging, yet mind-opening experiences of my life. The critical thinking level needed to pass that exam really broadened my analytical skills. I'm no longer task-oriented at work. I'm resolution-oriented. Why do we need this tax return, and what else will we need upon reviewing these financials? Anyone can complete a task -- it takes a strong employee to dig deeper into the needs of the task to find a faster, more efficient way to complete work.

Our MSFE program has moved up in the rankings every year, for obvious reasons! It's not just any graduate degree -- because WT isn't any university. It's a family.”


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