Master of Business Administration / Financial Planning
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Program Details

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers an online MBA with a concentration in Financial Planning. This degree prepares students to strategically manage the personal financial assets and investments of individuals including portfolio design, tax management, and retirement planning. Coursework includes:

  • Financial planning fundamentals such as time value of money, cash and debt management, and education planning
  • Wealth management including investment portfolio design, fund selection and evaluation
  • Retirement plans and planning from both the employer/employee and individual perspectives
  • Advanced communication skills and peer networking


  • Regionally accredited bachelor's degree or international equivalent
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • GMAT or GRE test scores (waivers for eligible applicants based on GPA, work experience and/or earned graduate degree)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Short answer essay
  • Proof of English proficiency, international students

Special Accreditation

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges