Financial decisions influence almost every aspect of the business world. The Finance program at MC is designed to give students a strong foundation in the principles and practices of finance including financial analysis, financial management, and investment strategies. Through a rigorous curriculum, students will develop the analytical and technical financial skills needed for a career in finance and for informed financial decision making.

MC’s finance degree is designed for students who seek an in-depth knowledge of the theory and practice of modern finance.

Real-world finance for a real-world career.

Prepared for Success

In order to succeed in today’s competitive business world, you not only need financial knowledge, but also real-world experience. The MC School of Business teaches students the required textbook material, and also strives to simulate real world experiences through the use of case studies on relevant companies in today’s market and in-depth projects that explore real world businesses and their financial decision making strategies. MC also encourages students to take advantage of the numerous opportunities to participate in internships with businesses in the Jackson-Metro area. At the MC School of Business, students receive a practical, usable, real-world education which translates to real-world success.

Rise to the Top

Our finance majors will be prepared to gain entry into positions in the corporate finance area, banks and other financial institutions, as well as the field of investments and financial services.

Advice Along the Way

All MC finance students are assigned an individual finance advisor. From assisting with career goals, to selecting courses, to sharing personal connections in the larger business community, your advisor will help you make the most of your business education and your business career.

Investment Club

Real Money, Real Experience

The MC Investment Club (MCIC) was created to enhance our students’ knowledge of investment strategies and methods through an interactive environment that includes instruction from our finance faculty, outside experts and discussions among members. MCIC has a $100,000 portfolio of actual funds to invest. During the club’s regular meetings, student members gather to discuss current market conditions, recent market news, market forecasts and investment analysis.

Experience Finance

As a finance student at MC, you will take classes that will prepare you for a career in finances:

  • Financial Institutions & Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Modeling
  • Short-term Financement Management
  • Investment & Portfolio Analysis
Requirements   Hours
University Core   46
Business Core   42
ACC Choose from 301, 302, 303, 305 3
FIN 342 Money & Financial Institutions 3
FIN 343 Financial Modeling 3
FIN 440 Short Term Financial Management 3
FIN 441 Investments 3
FIN 442 Advanced Financial Management 3
Business Elective Choose any 300/400 level business course 6
General Electives   18
Total Hours   130