UT Dallas – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Master of Science in Finance

The UT Dallas – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Master of Science in Finance degree program is designed for students with various educational backgrounds who want to pursue an advanced degree in finance. This is a joint program operated by the Naveen Jindal School of Management at UT Dallas and the Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Upon successful completion of UT Dallas degree requirements, students receive a Master of Science in Finance degree from The University of Texas at Dallas and a certificate from the Antai College of Economics and Management.

The program is designed to provide both a broad knowledge base and in-depth skills so that students can pursue career paths in

  • Investment Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Risk Management

This unique program offers both academic rigor and the opportunity to study in China and the U.S. Students will spend the first year at Antai College of Economics and Management and the second full year at UT Dallas to complete required courses. During the second year at UT Dallas, the program offers career-development seminars and services to help students prepare for a successful professional career.

Finance is a dynamic field full of exciting opportunities that attracts many talented minds. The UT Dallas – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Master of Science in Finance degree program offers great opportunities for students who aspire to succeed in rapidly evolving global financial markets. The program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue careers in investment management, financial analysis, financial risk management, management of financial institutions, and more.

The coursework also helps prepare students for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam.

Students in the UT Dallas – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Master of Science in Finance program have access to Bloomberg terminals and Capital IQ, and are eligible to receive training and certification in these resources. The program also provides access to Morningstar and many other databases. Students can participate in the Financial Leadership Association, CFA Institute Research Challenge and the student investment fund. These resources provide skills professional need to evaluate strategic decisions in rapidly evolving global financial markets. Contact us for more information about the UTD-SJTU Master of Science in Finance program.

Yexiao Xu, PhD
Co-Director, UTD-SJTU
MS in Finance Program

Email
(972) 883 6703
Office – JSOM 3.812

Harold H. Zhang, PhD
Co-Director, UTD-SJTU
MS in Finance Program

Email
(972) 883 4777
Office – JSOM 3.806

Students in the UT Dallas – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Master of Science in Finance degree program will take prerequisite classes at the Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and mandatory courses at the UT Dallas. A selected list of courses at UT Dallas includes

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Investment Management
  • Financial Institutions and Capital Markets
  • Fixed Income Securities and their Derivatives
  • Options and Futures Markets
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Private Equity Finance
  • Valuation and Financial Modeling

Interested students must submit all application materials by April 10 for admission in the fall semester of the same year. Application materials include:

  1. Application Form
  2. GMAT and TOEFL (or IELTS) scores
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. Two sets of transcripts, degree certificates and diplomas in two separately sealed envelopes

All above materials should be sent directly to Shanghai Jiao Tong University at the address below except for item No. 2, which should be sent directly to UT Dallas from ETS.

For information in Chinese, please visit UTD-SJTU Master of Science in Finance degree program.