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  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Business Administration, Finance Major, M.B.A.


The Master of Business Administration: Major in Finance is a balanced program designed to provide well-qualified students with a solid background in major areas of finance, and a strong set of managerial tools. This program is designed for practicing managers and other professionals, especially in financial fields. The program emphasizes skills in investment management, securities analysis, corporate valuation, risk management, and domestic and foreign project evaluations.

Program Goals:


Upon successful completion of the Master of Business Administration degree, students will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the concepts, terminology, and approaches in the major areas of management and related decision-making technologies.
  • develop knowledge of the terminology and concepts used in marketing and to apply these concepts effectively in understanding the complexities of decision-making in today’s competitive marketing environment.
  • demonstrate mastery of advanced knowledge in corporate financial management topics including capital budgeting, cost of capital & capital structures, financial analysis, time value of money & valuation methodologies.
  • demonstrate knowledge and skills required to obtain employment in their field.
  • develop the skills necessary to continued success in their fields including leadership abilities and a heightened sense of social responsibility and ethics.

Curriculum


The MBA Program with a Major in Finance consists of:

MBA Core Competency Courses (6 Credits)


Students with satisfactory undergraduate records may have some of these foundation courses replaced with additional graduate elective courses.

Finance Major Core Courses (15 Credits)


Take five of the following courses:

MBA Courses (15 Credits)


* Students with an undergraduate degree in accounting should take ACC 645 .

Total: 36 Credits