M.Sc. On Campus

Quantitative Finance and Economics

Texas State University

12 months
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Quantitative Finance and Economics at Texas State University is designed for undergraduate STEM-related majors or professionals with an interest in acquiring additional analytical skills to enhance their ability to excel in today’s marketplace.

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Quantitative Finance and Economics at Texas State University combines both economics and finance.

Advanced skills in financial and economic analysis using large data sets have become increasingly important workforce credentials among firms seeking to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace; yet professionals with these skills have been in relatively short supply.

Key facts:

Finance and Economics are closely intertwined disciplines, with each field contributing insight across different dimensions to the same competitive challenges that firms face and policies that governments create. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Investment Analysis
  • Microeconomic Theory and Applications
  • Macroeconomic Theory and Applications
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Theory and Corporate Policy
  • Financial Econometrics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee


  • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Official transcripts required from each institution where course credit was granted
  • A competitive GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • Prerequisites: A minimum grade of B in Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics , Quantitative Methods and Statistics  Business Calculus  and Business Finance 
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores required with a competitive score
  • Responses to specific essay questions on the statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV detailing work experience, extracurricular and community activities, and honors and achievements
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons best able to assess the student’s ability to succeed in graduate school

Tuition Fee

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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