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Master's in Finance

Final Presentation

StudentsYou must present the results of your project to the Finance faculty and doctoral advisors before the last day of class in Summer II semester during early August. Master's project presentations are normally formal PowerPoint presentations. Be sure to provide a copy to Kay Ross at the time of your final presentation.

Written Paper

You will also submit a written report for your project at the time of your presentation. The exact format of the written report should be determined with the help of your project advisor.

Please include your team members' names, your advisor's name and the semester of submission on the cover sheet. It is recommended that you include a one paragraph abstract at the beginning of your report. In addition to providing a copy of your presentation to Kay Ross, please provide of your final report as well.


A few weeks before you will be ready for final presentation of your master's project (generally, mid-July), set a date and time with your advisor for the presentation, and reserve Room 315S (the Finance Department seminar room) for the presentation with Kay Ross, Director, Graduate Programs. Also ensure that any equipment you need available for the presentation is reserved through her.

You will need to provide Kay Ross with the title and brief description of your presentation. She will invite Finance Faculty to attend. Please note that at least three Finance Faculty members must be present at the presentation to comply with UA Graduate College requirements and ensure completion of your degree.

Completion of Degree

To ensure that your degree is processed quickly, bring a completed Graduate College Completion of Degree Requirements form (available after logging in with a student UA Net ID) to the final presentation and submit it to Kay Ross. You may view a completed sample of the form here. Following your presentation, it will be signed by the finance faculty present at the presentation (at least three signatures are required) and sent to the Graduate College for processing.

Please ensure that a Change of Grade form is also available from Kay Ross to provide to your faculty advisor. The Change of Grade form indicating your grade (Superior/Pass/Fail) for the master's project as determined by your advisor must be submitted to the Graduate College at the time of submission of the Completion of Degree Requirements form.

The End-of-Program Evaluation must also be submitted at the time of your final project presentation. The evaluation should be downloaded here, completed and submitted to Kay Ross with your project paper.

StudentsWhen you have reached this point, you have completed the degree requirements. CONGRATULATIONS!

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