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MBA in Finance

Businesses can’t succeed without strategic financial plans. In this masters of business administration degree for finance professionals, you’ll gain both core business leadership and management skills as well as specialized knowledge of various types of investments and portfolio management—critical to helping competitive businesses thrive.

Pursue an Online Master’s Degree in Finance

Get the flexibility you need in the learning format you want while you earn your MBA in finance and gain essential skills for the global business environment. You’ll explore issues of corporate responsibility, ethics and sustainability. You’ll develop an acute understanding of business operations and how to identify inefficiencies. And, you’ll graduate ready for a wide range of career options in areas like commercial and corporate banking, investment services and real estate.

In this MBA in finance program, you will:

  • Develop strong leadership abilities.
  • Learn critical components of international finance.
  • Establish a well-rounded view of financial reporting and financial systems.
  • Comprehend economic dynamics as they relate to capital market and risk management.
  • Understand every aspect of business practices, including financial reporting, data analytics, marketing management, organizational leadership and process innovation.

Next Session

Summer II (Jun 24, 2024)

Estimated Tuition

Ways to Learn

Online

Program Benefits that Benefit You.

A Better Balance for Work and School

Affordable, asynchronous classes that fit your work schedule, offered 100% online so you can learn while you earn.

Start Sooner, No GMAT or GRE Required

Designed for working professionals, benefit from rolling starts and flexible entry - no GMAT or GRE required for admission.

Hone Ethical Business Practices

This emphasis includes real skills that add up. Learn about ethical practices, compliance, and more.

WSCUC

University of Massachusetts Global is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Grow in a lucrative field with an MBA in Finance

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    I struggled with catching up after being sick, however, thanks to the compassion and understanding faculty showed me, I was able to complete this session successfully and my graduation is still on track for the next year. Not only have I learned supply chain and operations, but also empathy and showing compassion to others.
    Rick Beltran Y.
    MBA, Finance and Accounting
    I know that through having my master’s in business administration I’m going to be able to continue to climb up the ladder and continue to guide and lead others to do the work that they do. I believe I’m making a bigger impact by being a leader.
    Monica Tinajero
    MBA
    Going back to school helped me get out of my comfort zone. It helped me get past the ‘we’ve always done it that way’ mentality. I learned that I needed to innovate personally, professionally and to help other become more innovative.
    Keith F.
    MBA

    Admission Requirements

    Applicants for this master's degree program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

    • Completed application
    • 2.75 grade point average (GPA)
    • Official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions where baccalaureate and/or post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted
    Transcripts

    Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

    Graduate Level Exams

    This Master’s degree program does not require applicants to take costly exams like the GRE/GMAT. Why? Because we value your professional and life experience. You should get credit for what you already know.

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    MBA Program Curriculum

    For students seeking our Master of Business Administration degree, be sure to explore all avenues to shorten the time necessary to earn your degree. These include transfer credits, credit for corporate training, credit for certificates earned, and credit for military schooling.
    • ACCU 602
       Financial Reporting & Analysis

      3

      BUSU 610
       Data Analysis for Decision Making

      3

      BUSU 620
       Economic Analysis for Managers

      3

      FINU 607
       Financial Management

      3

      MKTU 605
       Marketing Management

      3

          OLCU 614  Leadership and Team Development 3
          OLCU 653  Creating an Inclusive Climate: Advocacy Strategies for Leaders 3
      BUSU 640
       Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage Capstone

      3

      Core Requirements Subtotal

      24

    • Code Course Name Credits
      FINU 615  International Finance

      3

      FINU 620  Investments

      3

      FINU 630  Capital Markets

      3

      Select one course from Accounting

      3

      Total Credits

      12

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    Why get an MBA?

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    What can you do with an MBA degree?

    Considered the gold standard in business, an MBA can help increase professional opportunities and even earning potential. Adding a specialization can help align curriculum with a certain career path. Example positions for MBA grads include financial analyst, risk solutions architect, health services manager, marketing director, benefits specialists and more. Explore your options by checking out our resource "10 MBA specializations and why you should consider pursuing one."

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    In addition to the core MBA courses in finance and economics, students interested in data analytics can expect to dig deeper into data visualization, modeling and business applications using industry leading Esri GIS software. Graduates of the UMass Global MBA in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics will be able to synthesize multiple data sources to evaluate business trends. Learn more by checking out our resource What to expect from an MBA in Data Analytics.

    What is an MBA in finance program like?

    An MBA in finance provides students with the same foundational knowledge as a general MBA, covering topics like statistics, economics, leadership and marketing. But the finance emphasis also allows students to broaden their expertise in areas like stock market analysis, global economy, corporate finance and investment banking.

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