Finance M.B.A.

The purpose of the M.B.A. with Finance Concentration is to provide graduate students with a greater knowledge and understanding in the field of finance. This rigorous curriculum develops competency in the principal areas of finance. As such, the program offers in-depth study in corporate finance, investments, financial markets, financial institutions and international finance. The Finance M.B.A. provides its graduates with the theoretical concepts and skills necessary to advance in the field of finance.

Finance M.B.A. Requirements

REQUIREMENTS   HOURS
M.B.A. Core
ACC 6501 Accounting Issues in Business Decisions 3
MGT 6570 Managing in a Global Economy 3
FIN 6541 Financial Management 3
MGT 6571 Quantitative Management 3
GBU 6552 Law and Ethics in the Business Environment 3
MGT 6572 Policy Formulation & Administration 3
 M.B.A. Finance Curriculum 
FIN 6542 Advanced Financial Management 3
FIN 6543 Financial Statement Analysis 3
FIN 6544 Advanced Investments 3
FIN 6546 Financial Markets & Institutions 3
Total Hours   30

The Graduate Program in Business Administration builds on a core of undergraduate courses normally taught in schools of business. All of the M.B.A. prerequisites can be obtained from our night class schedule.

GENERAL FOUNDATION COURSES  HOURS
ACC 203 Survey of Financial Accounting 3
FIN 341 Business Finance 3
MKT 381 Marketing 3
MIS 099 Spreadsheet Proficiency Exam 0
Total Hours   9
ADDITIONAL FOUNDATION COURSES FOR FINANCE CONCENTRATION  HOURS
FIN 441 Investments 3
Total Hours   3

The following items are required for acceptance into the MC Business accelerated M.B.A. program:

  • Completed online application
  • Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Possess an undergraduate record and/or work experience that indicates the ability to pursue the M.B.A. program:
    • 3.00 GPA and above (GMAT is waived)
    • 2.25-2.99 GPA must meet one of the following:
      • 3-5 years of appropriate professional experience (submit a resume)
      • GMAT
  • For students that must meet the GMAT requirement, an appropriate score must be submitted by the end of the first semester (maximum of 9 hours) in which graduate level classes are taken. Students without a GMAT score after their first semester of graduate work will not be allowed to enroll in any subsequent graduate courses. 

Mississippi College’s School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the premier business school accreditation in the world.