The Finance concentration provides you with the skills you need to compete in a global economy, where the timely interpretation of ever-changing financial information is critical to business success. Through this concentration, you will gain in-depth financial knowledge and skills to help you make those interpretations. MBA Finance graduates work in finance and accounting, consulting, marketing and sales, project management, and many other disciplines.
It's important to become familiar with all the requirements to complete the MBA.
The Finance MBA concentration can be satisfied through the following courses. Review the course descriptions for additional information about prerequisites. Your course selection within this concentration also can satisfy the MBA Action Learning Course (0-3 credits) requirements. Contact a Graduate Adviser for more information.
|Concentration: Finance – 9 Credits|
|6200:631||Financial Markets and Institutions||(3 credits)|
|6200:645||Investment Analysis||(3 credits)|
|6200:678||Capital Budgeting||(3 credits)|
|Choose three credits from the following:|
|6200:538||International Banking||(3 credits)|
|6200:650||Techniques of Financial Modeling||(3 credits)|
|6200:681||Multinational Corporate Finance||(3 credits)|
|6200:690||Selected Topics in Finance||(3 credits)|
|6200:691||International Markets and Investments||(3 credits)|
|6200:697||Independent Study in Finance||(3 credits)|
|6200:698||Independent Study: Business Law||(3 credits)|
(*Required for students with no work experience; taken for credit but not applied toward graduation requirements.)
Gateway courses may be waived based on recent comparable coursework or waiver exams.
Students must show proficiency in the following areas critical to success in the MBA:
There are many ways to show proficiency, including testing.
*All core and Professional courses require Excel, writing and statistics proficiency prior to enrollment.
The Action learning course CAN be satisfied within the concentration. Review the full list of approved Action Learning courses.
(Restricted to students graduating within two semesters.)
Students currently admitted to this program may have different course requirements than those listed here. Refer to your official Program Checklist and DARS in My Akron for your program requirements.