Texas Tech University

Personal Financial Planning

Master of Science (M.S.) in Personal Financial Planning

The non-thesis master's degree in personal financial planning requires a minimum of 36 hours. Appropriate leveling coursework may be required. Classes are taught on the Texas Tech campus and are not offered in an online format.

Personal Financial Planning offers the following dual degrees:

  • Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning/Master of Science in Accounting-Taxation
  • Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning/Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning/Doctor of Jurisprudence.



  • Fall: July 15
  • Spring: November 15
  • Summer I & Summer II: April 15 


  • Fall: January 15
  • Spring: June 15
  • Summer I & Summer II: January 15

How to Apply

Summer/Fall 2018 Applications

The Graduate School online application system is designed to help you easily navigate through the application process and ensure you complete your application in a timely manner. 

ALL documents must be submitted through the online portal and directly to the department.

How to Apply

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Spring 2018 Applicants

  1. Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application through the Graduate School.
  2. Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via Graduate School at the time of application submission or by credit card on the Graduate School website.
  3. Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School
If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

Test Scores

  • The GRE and GMAT are not required.
  • International Students:
    • These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: English Proficiency Exempt Countries.
    • TOEFL Internet: 79
    • TOEFL Paper-Based: 550
    • IELTS: 6.5
    • ELS: 112
    • CAE: B
    • CPE: C


For further information concerning the Master's Program, contact:

Admissions & Advising: Cynthia Cantu

Director of MS Programs: Dr. John Gilliam