The purpose of the MBA 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 MBA provides its graduates with the theoretical concepts and skills necessary to advance in the field of finance.

Finance MBA Requirements

Requirements   Hours
MBA 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
 MBA 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 MBA prerequisites can be obtained from our night class schedule.

General Prerequisites   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 Preqrequisites for 
Accounting Concentration
  Hours
ACC 301-302 Intermediate Accounting 6
ACC 303 Cost Accounting 3
ACC 403 Federal Tax Accounting 3
ACC 405 Auditing 3
GBU 358 Business Law & Ethics 3
Total Hours   18

For regular admission, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, an undergraduate record which indicates the ability to pursue the M.B.A. program, and a satisfactory score on the GMAT.

A student may take classes for one semester (maximum of 9 hours) without a GMAT score.

GMAT Waiver

The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Exam) may be waived for individuals that have five or more years of appropriate work experience.

Students who complete their BSBA from an AACSB or ACBSP accredited program with an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher may have the GMAT requirement waived for the MBA program.