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MBA stands for Master in Business Administration and consists of a program of curriculum that provides a foundation in the core concepts of business, including management, finance, economics, sales, marketing, human resource management, and supply chain management.

A Master in Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Finance is a graduate level two-year degree program covering economic topics in the business world, such as financial planning, money management, and accounting. Earning an MBA in Finance may lead to increased job prospects and improved professional skills for graduates.

 

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MBA in Finance

Unicaf University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Cyprus Larnaca USA Hell's Kitchen Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 27 more

For those seeking a career dealing with money, Unicaf University’s MBA in Finance is invaluable. With a focus on mathematics, economics, and financial theory, the programme prepares graduates who can function successfully in key positions, in different work environments within this sector. [+]

For those seeking a career dealing with money, Unicaf University’s MBA in Finance is invaluable. With a focus on mathematics, economics, and financial theory, the programme prepares graduates who can function successfully in key positions, in different work environments within this sector. The MBA in Finance balances mathematical rigour with management practices, allowing students to acquire all the necessary skills for a career in finance.

Delivery Mode

Online and through Supported Open Learning

Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID Pathway UU-FNT-203-ZM Introduction to Master Degree UU-MBA-710 Finance and Strategic Management UU-MBA-711 Dissertation UU-MBA-712 Theories of Management UU-MBA-714 Business Function and Procedures UU-MBA-717 Strategic Development UU-MBA-718 Strategic Leadership and Practice UU-MBA-750 Markets and Financial Institutions UU-MBA-751 Risk Management in Finance UU-MBA-752 Corporate Finance UU-Msc-IND100-ZM Induction Module [-]

Full-Time MBA

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 USA San Francisco

The Full-Time MBA at the University of San Francisco is focused on educating you to thrive as a broadly experienced and visionary manager who is prepared to tackle complex challenges. The USF MBA combines the global diversity of our students, analytical rigor of our faculty, and entrepreneurial energy of our region to prepare you to build more productive and compassionate organizations. [+]

Transform your career in the SF Bay Area with the USF Full-Time MBA. The USF Full-Time MBA is an immersive 22-month experience. World-class academic content and expert, dedicated faculty Career-oriented co-curricular activities and events Collaboration within extensive Bay Area School of Management alumni and company networks Small Classes As part of the Full-Time MBA program, you’ll learn with a select cohort of professionals who come from around the world to experience San Francisco’s innovative business culture first-hand. Diverse Colleagues The University of San Francisco has small class sizes of 20-30 students, and our cohort system means that collaboration and cooperation are more than just leadership ideals we teach—they are fundamental to the infrastructure of your program. Career Acceleration With the Full-Time MBA, USF emphasizes your career goals from day one. Working with support from mentors and career advisers, you choose an area of focus based on your professional interests and goals. Personalized Career Accelerator Platform (CAP) Consulting projects and internships with San Francisco companies MBA social innovation project Leadership The Full-Time MBA prepares you for ethical and entrepreneurial leadership through experiential learning — and invaluable professional exposure in the city that is synonymous with innovation. Six Concentrations for Full-time and Part-time MBA Programs Data Analysis & Business Insights Entrepreneurship & Innovation Finance International Business Marketing Organization Development Full-Time MBA Curriculum At USF, you'll have the unique benefits of a career-focused education, offering instruction, course selection, and specialized work experience that align with your professional goals, as well as unparalleled proximity... [-]

MBA - Management of Nonprofit Organizations

College of Mount Saint Vincent
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Riverdale

The College’s M.B.A. program equips students with leadership skills and business acumen to serve both the profit and not-for-profit sectors. The program offers a student-centered learning environment within a curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). [+]

MBA Programs in Finance in North America 2018. MBA - Management of Nonprofit Organizations The concentration in nonprofit management offers a unique specialization designed to provide students and professionals with the skills, tools, and strategies to manage nonprofit and social enterprises whose primary missions are to serve the common good. The courses in this concentration develop proficiency in theory and practice of nonprofit enterprises, law and governance, organizational culture and development, accounting and financial management, fundraising and institutional advancement, volunteer and human resource management, and product and service marketing, to name a few competencies. This concentration aims to provide a flexible and rich experience to students as they navigate this complex and exciting nonprofit landscape, and in the process help prepare them to be ethical leaders in their organizations. [-]

MBA

University of North Alabama
Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Florence

UNA has one of the top MBA programs in the State of Alabama, ranking third in number of MBA graduates per year in the State. UNA's MBA program allows you an opportunity to earn your MBA for less than $12,500 from a Nationally ranked program. [+]

UNA has one of the top MBA programs in the State of Alabama, ranking third in number of MBA graduates per year in the State. UNA's MBA program allows you an opportunity to earn your MBA for less than $12,500 from a Nationally ranked program. Whether you are looking for an MBA or wish to earn your Executive MBA, we have all the options to fit everyone’s busy life. We offer an experience that is unmatched regardless of which concentration is right for you. Our professors bring real world experience to the classroom that serves as the foundation for our programs. You will benefit from their research and experience through case studies, solving real world business problems, and their dynamic delivery of practical business skills, knowledge, and strategies. Why UNA for your MBA The MBA, or Master of Business Administration, graduate degree is one of the most recognizable and desired professional degrees in the United States and the world. The purpose of this esteemed degree is to provide training in the theory and practice of business management. It is suitable for students from a wide range of undergraduate backgrounds. No matter what your career goal is, a graduate business degree can help you to achieve it. The MBA gives you control of your future, provides opportunities and helps you to be a valuable contributor to the world around you. Your consideration of this degree means that you understand the importance of investing in yourself. Why pursue your graduate business studies... [-]

Denver MBA (Full-Time MBA)

University of Denver | Daniels College of Business
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Denver

The Denver MBA is a game changer in management education. It flips the traditional MBA model on its head. A set of real-world core business challenges form the center of gravity instead of the traditional core courses. That means everything—every academic subject, every competency-developing lesson—is practiced, coached and honed in real-world environments. [+]

MBA Programs in Finance in North America 2018. THE MBA, REINVENTED: WHY & HOW The Denver MBA is a game changer in management education. It flips the traditional MBA model on its head. A set of real-world core business challenges form the center of gravity instead of the traditional core courses. That means everything—every academic subject, every competency-developing lesson—is practiced, coached and honed in real-world environments. The three core components of the MBA experience are based upon what we call the Daniels Method, a unique blend of real-time learning, market-connectivity and leadership development: Challenge-driven Education Work on real-time business issues affecting domestic and international markets. Think creatively, collaborate and problem solve all in a competitive environment. Market-Based Prepare to pass the market test. Our students become complete individuals by mastering what is taught in the classroom while tackling actual challenges and solving them in the real world. Personalized Leadership Receive personal ongoing leadership training from world-class executive coaches to develop the self-awareness, savvy and grit required by today’s employers. You can find a detailed brochure for the Denver MBA here THE PROGRAM The center of gravity in The Denver MBA is a set of four core business challenges. The challenges include an enterprise, corporate, social good and global challenge. You do them in small teams with a faculty advisor, business professional and personal coach. Challenges and classes happen simultaneously. What you learn in the morning you try out in the afternoon, then come back to class again with a clearer... [-]

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Hempstead

The Zarb MBA program (taught at our Long Island, New York campus) is designed to reflect the philosophy and values embodied in the school’s mission of “Educating for Personal and Professional Achievement.” The purpose is to provide students with a comprehensive educational experience by combining academic and extra-curricular engagement. [+]

The Zarb MBA program (taught at our Long Island, New York campus) is designed to reflect the philosophy and values embodied in the school’s mission of “Educating for Personal and Professional Achievement.” The purpose is to provide students with a comprehensive educational experience by combining academic and extra-curricular engagement. Together, the knowledge and skills acquired build students’ competencies in the areas considered important for managers and leaders in the business world. The Zarb MBA is a 38-45 credit program (depending on prior coursework), and is offered on a Co-op MBA as well as a part-time basis. Developing Core Competencies (20-27 credits) Survey of Economics – ECO 200 Legal, Political, Regulatory and Ethical Environment of Business – LEGL 200 Business Ethics and Leadership – MGT 200 Accounting and Financial Reporting – ACCT 203 Managerial Finance – FIN 203 Information Systems for Managers – IS 203 Operations Management – MGT 203 Contemporary Organizations: Behavior and Strategy – MGT 207 Marketing Analysis & Management – MKT 203 Advanced Quantitative Analysis for Managers – BAN 203 Developing Functional Knowledge (15 credits) The concentration cluster consists of five courses offering students in-depth knowledge in the area of specialization. Developing Skills for Decision Making and Strategic Analysis (6 credits) Global Business Decision Making – IB 207 Integrative Business Decision Analysis – MBA 350 Developing Skills for Personal and Professional Growth Graduate Executive Speaker Series Zarb Graduate Student Organizations Internships Hofstra Business Consulting Group Developing Career Searching and Networking Skills Dedicated Graduate Business Career Services providing: Career... [-]

MBA Concentration in Finance

William Paterson University of New Jersey
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Wayne

The Finance concentration will enable students to pursue an MBA degree while preparing for their CFA examinations... [+]

MBA Programs in Finance in North America 2018. MBA Concentration in Finance The Finance concentration will enable students to pursue an MBA degree while preparing for their CFA examinations. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program features a cross-functional pedagogical approach. As such, textural components embodied within the business environment are interwoven throughout the curriculum. These components, or perspectives, include but are not limited to ethical, political, regulatory and social influences on organizations. An emphasis is placed on the acquisition of and/or refinement of communication skills, quantitative analysis, and technological applications within the context of business. Areas of core competency are emphasized in the eighteen lower core credit hours: these areas include financial reporting, analysis and markets, domestic and global economic environments of organizations, management information systems, and human behavior in organizations. The upper core courses (either 15 credit hours or 12 credit hours depending on your choice of concentration) focus on the integration of the lower core areas with the application of cross-functional approaches into organizational issues. The MBA curriculum also offers a broad range of elective courses in each of the schools’ four departments: Accounting and Law; Economics, Finance, and Global Business; Marketing and Management Sciences, and Professional Sales. The program’s rigorous coursework requires a familiarity with requisite quantitative and technological concepts. Upon enrollment, students are encouraged to take screening examinations in 1) quantitative analysis and 2) technology, and are advised on taking introductory courses in those areas if necessary. The Cotsakos College of Business has received accreditation... [-]

Two-Year Bentley MBA

Bentley University Graduate School of Business
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Waltham

The Emerging Leaders MBA at the Bentley Graduate Business School is a two-year, full-time program designed for students with relatively little or no work experience. [+]

The Emerging Leaders MBA at the Bentley Graduate Business School is a two-year, full-time program designed for students with relatively little or no work experience. Candidates range from recent college graduates to those with three years of professional employment. The program provides a solid foundation in the major areas of business, upon which students can build by taking advanced courses and concentrations. Today’s young business leaders need both breadth and depth of expertise. Elective courses in the Emerging Leaders MBA program let you pursue a specialty that adds value for a future employer. You can customize your degree by choosing from eight concentrations: Accountancy Business Analytics Economics of Financial Markets Finance Information Systems and Technology Law and Taxation Leadership (formerly titled Management) Marketing Dual Degrees Students in the Emerging Leaders MBA Program can combine their degree with one of six Master of Science offerings at Bentley. Integrating the general business skills acquired through the MBA with the focused expertise of an MS degree offers a distinctive set of qualifications for your job search. Credits from four courses apply to both degrees, so you can earn the valuable extra credential by completing six additional courses. Tuition for the Emerging Leaders MBA program does not include Master of Science courses; they are charged at the regular per-course rate. Student Profile The Emerging Leaders MBA (Full-Time, Two Years) is designed for young people who want to launch their career with an added credential of high value to potential employers. Graduates enter the competitive... [-]

Penn State Smeal MBA - Finance

Smeal College of Business, Penn State
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA University Park

The Penn State Smeal finance concentration features a set of courses designed to build expertise in financial analysis and planning, management of financial assets, including banks and other institutions, and financial management of corporations and other businesses. [+]

MBA Programs in Finance in North America 2018. Penn State Smeal MBA - Finance The Penn State Smeal finance concentration features a set of courses designed to build expertise in financial analysis and planning, management of financial assets, including banks and other institutions, and financial management of corporations and other businesses. Finance Course Highlights Financial Engineering and Corporate Strategy: Study and application of derivative strategies, financial innovation, and modern financial techniques to re-engineer risk exposure and enhance strategic opportunities. Modern Portfolio Management—Theory and Practice: Theoretical foundations and tools needed for structuring, managing, and monitoring the performance of an investment portfolio. Global Finance: Analyze international business finance problems, impact of evolving international payment systems on business, financial management in modern multi-national enterprise. Finance Faculty Highlights Smeal Finance faculty members have built an international reputation for financial research, especially in the areas of corporate financial policy and the operation and regulation of securities markets. Finance faculty who teach in the MBA Program include: Fariborz Ghadar: The founding director of The Center for Global Business Studies and a consultant to scores of major corporations and governments throughout the world. Chris Muscarella: Former faculty member at several leading business schools, as well as former senior financial economist with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. William Kracaw: Chair of the Finance Department and David Sykes Profressor, he has authored two books and has consulted with a number of banks, investment banks, and governmental agencies. IN FOCUS: CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF FINANCIAL MARKETS The Center... [-]

Blended Learning MBA - Wellesley

Babson College
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 21 months March 2018 USA Babson Park + 1 more

The Babson Blended Learning MBA program combines online classes, face-to-face sessions at Babson and virtual collaboration so you can make the most of your time, your learning, and your investment. [+]

The Babson Blended Learning MBA program combines online classes, face-to-face sessions at Babson and virtual collaboration so you can make the most of your time, your learning, and your investment. Program Details Earn your degree in 21 months. The Blended Learning MBA is a cohort-based program—student form a tight-knit team throughout the program. You can start the program in either March or September. Face-to-face sessions occur approximately every seven weeks, Friday-Saturday. Online learning averages 20 hours per week, and reflects readings, case preparation, contributing to asynchronous and real-time discussions, and active participation in team-based exercises and projects. Based on the fact Blended Learning program students have extensive work experience, Babson is able to waive the GMAT test requirement for this program for qualifying applicants. The Blended Learning MBA in Wellesley is not visa eligible. Focus Your Learning For students who want to further focus academic interests and career planning, the concentrations and intensity tracks offered reflect areas of significant importance in the 21st century global economy. Concentrations Requirements for the concentrations range from 9 to 12 credits, and will be designated upon completion on your official transcript. Please note: those exploring the Blended Learning program and considering a concentration, should talk with Graduate Admissions as the program structure limits the option to pursue a concentration. Business Analytics Designed to provide advanced skills and techniques that can be applied to discipline-specific and more general business problems, this concentration prepares students for careers in organizations of all types and sizes that require... [-]

Sprott MBA

Carleton University
Campus Full time 16 months September 2018 Canada Ottawa Colombia Bogotá China Shanghai + 4 more

In the Sprott MBA, you will acquire the skills required to analyze information, think strategically, make sound business decisions and lead others. [+]

MBA Programs in Finance in North America 2018. Sprott MBA The Sprott MBA gives you the vision and knowledge to lead. In the Sprott MBA, you will acquire the skills required to analyze information, think strategically, make sound business decisions and lead others. The Sprott MBA in Ottawa allows you to tailor your program to your individual career goals with a choice of five innovative concentrations: Business Analytics, Financial Management; International Business; International Development Management; and Management and Change. Business Analytics Concentration Businesses know that their data is an asset. Companies such as Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Twitter have led the way in using organizational data to drive innovation and business results. New tools have been developed to help organizations discover value in their data. A new discipline – which goes by several names including Business Analytics, Data Science, Big Data or Data Analytics – has emerged as one of the fastest growing fields. The Sprott MBA concentration in Business Analytics empowers students to use data to enhance decision making. At Sprott, we have the knowledge, skills and tools to help discover the potential in organizational data. Researchers at Sprott work on business analytics applications in finance, marketing, human resources, production and operations management. The MBA concentration in Business Analytics is part of Carleton University’s Collaborative Master’s in Data Science. Students following this concentration will take specialized courses on data analysis using statistical methods, have access to new tools, and will have the opportunity to engage with students in other... [-]

MBA

Telfer School of Management
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Canada Ottawa + 1 more

The Telfer MBA is your program. We designed the Telfer MBA to give you the skills, knowledge and learning experiences you need to prepare for a meaningful, rewarding career. Our program also offers you the flexibility to pursue specific subjects and courses that matter most to you. [+]

Delivering Content That Matters to You The Telfer MBA is your program. We designed the Telfer MBA to give you the skills, knowledge and learning experiences you need to prepare for a meaningful, rewarding career. Our program also offers you the flexibility to pursue specific subjects and courses that matter most to you. Whatever your passions and goals, we are by your side to do whatever we can to help you reach them. Driven to meet your needs and schedule You can take our program over one or two years. Intensive (one year): You will follow a rigorous schedule in which classes and scheduled program activities are held mostly during the day on weekdays. Professional (two years): Taking our program over two years enables you to stay on the job. You will attend classes every Tuesday night, all day every other Saturday and occasionally on Sundays. Content that enables you to deliver results We have designed and organized our program according to the four essential competencies of high-performing managers in business today: strategize, work with data, work with people and deliver results. The courses that build these competencies are delivered in six distinctive course blocks. You can customize your course load to reflect your preferred career path. Choose from a variety of elective courses organized by theme, such as finance, entrepreneurship and innovation, management consulting, and business analytics. You are free to choose courses from all four categories or to concentrate on a specific area. The best possible environment in... [-]

MBA

Inactive - McMaster University, DeGroote School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 8 - 60 months January 2018 Canada Burlington + 1 more

The DeGroote School of Business pioneered the MBA co-op program and is the premier MBA co-op school in Canada. [+]

MBA Programs in Finance in North America 2018. The DeGroote School of Business pioneered the MBA co-op program and is the premier MBA co-op school in Canada. We also offer full-time, part-time and accelerated programs to give students the flexibility they need to continue their education and become leaders in the business world and the community. Improve your career prospects and prepare yourself to be a leader with an MBA from DeGroote. We offer a variety of study options so that you can earn your MBA, your way. Choose a program that fits your lifestyle: - Co-op – Canada’s leading Co-op MBA program. - Part-time – a self-directed program. - Full-time – a traditional program. Accelerated – an 8 month program for students with an undergraduate degree in business. As a student in DeGroote’s MBA program you will earn your MBA while gaining valuable hands-on business experience. Working through case studies and group projects with real organizations, you will be actively involved in your educational experience. You will also learn from fellow classmates, alumni and guest speakers who come from a variety of different backgrounds, industries and cultures. You don’t have to have a business background. In fact, 70% of our students have other academic backgrounds. Diverse perspectives mean enriched learning for you. Business does not happen in isolation. Our students’ varied backgrounds mean that throughout your MBA you will broaden your understanding and learn to approach problems in different ways. Earn while you learn. Are you a recent graduate... [-]

MBA

Youngstown State University (YSU)
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Youngstown

To compete in today’s highly competitive business environment, the upwardly-mobile professional must continuously improve. You know this, and we do too. The outcome of a [+]

To compete in today’s highly competitive business environment, the upwardly-mobile professional must continuously improve. You know this, and we do too. The outcome of a substantial time investment dedicated to researching, analyzing, and discussing with students, alumni, and business professionals the needs of tomorrow’s managers and leaders – the Williamson MBA has been more than revised, it has been reinvented. Today, the Williamson MBA program is more professionally-oriented than ever before. Guiding all decisions related to the new program was a focus on ensuring quality and value for working professionals. We strove to create value through knowledge that would position you to succeed not only in the classroom, but more importantly, in the performance of your current responsibilities, your workplace, and achieving your career goals. Highlights of the Reinvented Williamson MBA Program While you have been provided information on your particular transition plan (in a separate email), here are some highlights of the reinvented Williamson MBA program. - Designed for Working Professionals: Students – especially working professionals – want, and need, courses delivered in a more timely and effective manner. Reflecting practices successful in executive education, courses will be offered over 8 week (or shorter) periods in business-friendly concentrated (2 or 1 credit) formats that meet one evening a week. - Time to Completion: The Williamson MBA will require all students to complete 39 credit hours. Coupled with the delivery method, this can allow you to complete the program faster – which we know is important to you as a... [-]

Bradley MBA

Bradley University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Peoria

In an increasingly competitive job market, an MBA can get you that "second look." Be more than they bargained for with an MBA from Bradley University. [+]

MBA Programs in Finance in North America 2018. In an increasingly competitive job market, an MBA can get you that "second look." Be more than they bargained for with an MBA from Bradley University. OUR PROGRAM The Bradley MBA program is 33 semester hours. Twenty-four of these hours satisfy a set of required core courses. The remaining nine hours of coursework are designated for electives, which may be chosen within one of three areas of concentration (finance, management, and marketing) or across concentrations as a customized elective selection. APPLIED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT You’ll focus on transferring theory into professional practice, putting your knowledge to work in your current position and beyond. Extensive case analysis will sharpen your analytical, written, and verbal communication skills. REAL-TIME PROBLEM SOLVING Your MBA experience culminates with a Capstone Course, which focuses on strategic planning and problem solving. You’ll integrate concepts of business planning and strategy with knowledge gained from previous coursework to solve an actual business or organizational problem.\ INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE Travel abroad with fellow Bradley MBA students and gain first-hand experience in business practice, economy, and culture outside the United States. Each spring, week-long international study tours visit locales in South America, Asia, or the Pacific Rim. An international study tour offers cultural, historical, economic, and business insights to expand your perspective on current issues and opportunities within domestic and global markets. Entry Requirements Online Application Application Fee of $40 ($50 for international applicants) Undergraduate Transcripts (and Graduate Transcripts if applicable) Required Essays Two letters... [-]