Economics, Finance and Legal Studies
    200 Alston Hall, Box 870224, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Finance, MS
 
 
 
Program Director(s): Dr. Robert Brooks, (205) 348-8987
Application Contact: Dixie Hamner, (205) 348-8983
Jan Jones, (205) 348-7221
Application Deadline: Rolling admission.
  
Allow Conditional Language Admission?   No.
Offer Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP)?   Yes.
Minimum GPA for AMP: 3.5
Is test score waived for AMP applicants? No.

Admission Requirements
Item Information
Application Fee
Required.
Statement of Purpose
Required.
Resume / CV
Required.
Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation, preferably at least two from professors.
Transcript
Please upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. International applicants: please make sure that your transcript includes a grading scheme. All others: please include a grading scheme if your university does not use a letter-based (e.g. A, A-, B) grading scheme.
The minimum GPA to be considered: 3.5 (for regular admission).
Graduate Admission Test Scores
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis, admission test scores are not required for students applying for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021 admission. Unofficial GRE or GMAT scores required. Official scores must be submitted on admission (GRE School Code: 1830; GMAT School Code: 1012).
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
GRE: 308, GMAT: 640.
English Proficiency Test
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis we are accepting Duolingo scores (minimum of 105 for regular admission). Non-native speakers are required to submit unofficial TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores (official scores are submitted on admission) unless they meet at least one of the following criteria: 1) at the time of initial enrollment, they will hold a degree from a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 2) at the time of initial enrollment, they will have been enrolled in coursework for at least two years at a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 3) they are a citizen or legal resident of one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below. https://graduate.ua.edu/prospective-students/international-admissions/
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.
Additional Requirements:The Master of Science in Finance admission standards are significantly higher than other Business School programs, and all application materials are carefully considered.

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