Strayer University

MBA - Finance Concentration

The Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance program at Strayer University is designed for working professionals who wish to further advance their skills and knowledge or prepare for more challenging career opportunities. Read more about Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance

School Offering Program:

Strayer University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students interested in applying to the Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance program should already have a background in business and knowledge of the most common business software applications. Applicants to Strayer University should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; however, graduate or specialized programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance program at Strayer University provides students with the opportunity to study quantitative methods of systems management, managerial economics for a global economy, financial accounting, financial management, and organizational behavior and leadership, such as motivation and individual behavior, group dynamics, communication, and conflict resolution. Students can examine effective marketing management techniques, market research, product development, brand management, and methods for developing effective marketing plans for domestic and foreign markets. Law, ethics, and corporate governance are also discussed. Coursework in finance introduces students to international finance, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, working capital management, capital investments, corporate investment analysis, asset allocation, asset pricing models, and active portfolio management.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Total Credits Required:

54 credits

Financial Aid:

Students enrolled in Strayer University may be eligible for federal grants and loans, employer tuition assistance, military benefits, state grants, institutional scholarships, and private loans.

Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Strayer University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Area I - Core Component (40.5 credits)

  • ACC 557: Financial Accounting
  • BUS 508: The Business Enterprise
  • BUS 520: Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 599: Strategic Management
  • ECO 550: Managerial Economics and Globalization
  • FIN 534: Financial Management
  • LEG 500: Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance
  • MAT 540: Quantitative Methods
  • MKT 500: Marketing Management

Area II - Concentration in Acquisition (13.5 credits)

  • FIN 535: International Finance
  • FIN 540: Advanced Corporate Finance
  • FIN 550: Corporate Investment Analysis

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of the Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance program at Strayer University could seek employment in corporations, private businesses, banks, insurance companies, and many other organizations. Positions graduates may wish to pursue may include the following:

  • Financial Controller
  • Financial Analyst
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Investment Banker

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