MBA - Finance

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Ashford University's Master of Business Administration - Finance program is intended to help you gain a foundation that can help you in seeking a career in business and finance. You can learn more about the Master of Business Administration - Finance program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Ashford University's Master of Business Administration - Finance program is offered through the school's Forbes School of Business & Technology™. It is designed assist you in developing a deep understanding for a wide range of business practices that can be applied to the world of finance. The Finance specialization give you an opportunity to study accounting, economics, and investment at the corporate level. You will also have a chance to learn about managing the financial health of a growing business as well as examine strategies of surviving in today's very competitive economy.

What are the Prerequisites?

If you're applying for the Master of Business Administration - Finance program, you should be interested in the field of business and demonstrate a proficiency in mathematics. Though not required, you may have had previous experience working in an accounting firm or other financial institution. All applicants to Ashford University should possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; some programs may have more specific requirements.

What are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Business Administration - Finance program consists of 42 total credits, including nine specialization credits. Students who transfer credits in may not be required to take all of the courses listed below.

Master of Business Administration - Finance Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
Core Course Requirements
BUS 600 Management Communications With Technology Tools
BUS 610 Organizational Behavior
BUS 620 Managerial Marketing
BUS 670 Legal Environment
MAT 540 Statistical Concepts for Research
BUS 591 Financial Accounting & Analysis
BUS 642 Business Research Methods & Tools
BUS 630 Managerial Accounting
BUS 640 Managerial Economics
BUS 650 Managerial Finance
BUS 644 Operations Management
Specialization Course Requirements
BUS 655 Financial Investment Management
BUS 657 Corporate Managerial Finance
BUS 694 Finance Capstone Seminar

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Ashford University's Master of Business Administration - Finance is designed to prepare you for a career in finance. Through varied coursework, you will have the opportunity to learn fundamental management, economic, and accounting concepts related to the field.

Positions you may eligible to apply for include:

  • Financial advisor
  • Investment banker
  • Accounting associate
  • Banking manager

Advanced Degrees

The Master of Business Administration - Finance program is designed to prepare you for positions in the financial industry, but if you would like to seek higher-level employment, you may need to further your education. Some advanced degrees you may be eligible to apply for include:

  • Business Administration PhD
  • Finance PhD
  • Accounting PhD

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

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