Finance PhD Students

Department of Finance and Real Estate

The Department of Finance and Real Estate at UTA is committed to providing one of the highest quality finance programs in Texas. Located in the center of the Dallas/FortWorth Metroplex, UTA is in the midst of a dynamic employment market. The Department of Finance and Real Estate at UTA has fourteen full-time faculty, four full-time real estate faculty, and three full-time business law faculty. The department offers a full complement of classes in corporate finance, investments, financial institutions and capital markets, and international finance. The opportunity exists for students to participate in the finance industry through internships and part-time employment, while continuing their business education. Firms hiring finance students focus on many issues including managerial finance, banking, investment, brokerage, international money markets, insurance, personal financial planning, and mortgage activities. Firms hiring real estate students focus on topics such as environmental consulting, property tax, investment consulting, property development and management, property financing, mortgage banking, appraisal and valuation, site location analysis, and syndication. The departmental student organizations have ranked among the top student organizations in the country and have been placed high in nationwide competition.

The Finance and Real Estate Department seeks excellence in the providing of education, research and service to its various constituencies. Our mission has several dimensions: to achieve and maintain a reputation of high quality in all our degree programs (undergraduate, masters and doctoral); to generate research that will enhance theory and its real-world application; and to provide requisite service in facilitating the fullest realization of potential of all our fellow participants - students, businesses, governments and society at large.