As a finance professional, you’re responsible for maintaining and increasing wealth for families, small companies and large corporations. Our MBA builds your understanding of global investment strategies and teaches advanced skills — such as asset valuation and portfolio management — required for careers in asset and wealth management, hedge funds, private equities, venture-capital and research.
Our program blends the leadership and management aspects of the MBA with the technical financial services credentials of the CFA to sharpen knowledge, instincts and decision-making capability. Whether you see yourself managing accounts for a venture capital firm, as finance director for a prominent bank or CFO for a Fortune 500 company, this powerful combination unlocks a new tier of professional possibilities.
Completion of our specialized track also prepares you for the first of three exams offered by The Chartered Financial Institute (CFA)©. Successful completion brings you one step closer to obtaining the CFA Charter credential, the highest standard of professional excellence within the global investment community. The CFA charter increases your value to prestigious investment banks and firms, as well as your earning potential.
Curriculum and Requirements
The MBA-Finance track program of study is listed below.
MBA/Finance Program of Study
|Foundational Course Work|
|MBA 601||Foundations for Decision Making (MBA QUick Start)||1|
|Decision Making Tools:|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Information Systems Strategy|
|Business Decision Analysis|
|Decision Making and Strategic Integration (Part 1)|
|MBA 615||Managing the Decision Making Process||3|
|Core Business Disciplines|
|MBA 620||Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making (AC 620)||3|
|MBA 625||Organizational Behavior and Leadership for Decision Makers||3|
|MBA 635||Decision Making for Business Operations||3|
|MBA 640||Financial Decision Making||3|
|MBA 645||Marketing Decision Making||3|
|MBA 660||Decision Making in a Global Economy 1||3|
|AC 613||Financial Statement Analysis||3|
|FIN 610||Global Investments Analysis||3|
|FIN 612||Fixed Income Investments||3|
|FIN 630||Portfolio Theory and Practice||3|
|Graduate Electives 1|
|Complete one graduate finance or graduate business elective|
|Decision Making and Strategic Integration (Part 2)|
|MBA 690||Decision Making Capstone||3|
BS/MBA students must complete MBA 688 as their elective