AUST: American University of Science and Technology
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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has been designed to provide the appropriate academic preparation for individuals to hold professional careers in either the private or the public sector. It is a comprehensive program directed to equip students with the theoretical basis complemented with necessary tools, techniques, skills, and applications to cope with the complexities and demands of the internal and external business environments and to make better decisions.
The program builds on and develops fundamental knowledge in the area of finance. Students are guided and mentored as to the appropriate pedagogical methodologies that are essential to acquiring critical analytical skills and research capabilities. The individual course of study follows a personalized, interdisciplinary curriculum developed in conjunction with the graduate advisor. The program is a 39 credit-hour, self-contained program. The length of the program for a full-time student is normally two years, but the degree may be earned in less time by attending summer session courses.
Students who have chosen their emphasis in finance are provided with the necessary theory, concepts, applications, institutional environment, and analytical tools essential to proper decision making. The program is designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in financial institutions, financial markets, and banks. The degree prepares them as well to pursue post-graduate studies and professional certification programs; for example, Junior Investment Analyst (JIA), Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA), Certified Finance Risk Manager (FRM) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).