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Online MBA: Finance specialization
Take on finance with confidence
An MBA in finance can help any type of professional prepare to work more confidently with data investment analysis to make well-informed decisions about the financial operations of an organization. The addition of a finance specialization to your MBA can provide key skills and deepen your business knowledge for anyone with executive-level career ambitions or for those aiming to work in the finance sector or in a finance-focused role. Because you can choose each of the finance courses you want to make up your 12-credit specialization, you can shape your MBA in finance curriculum to focus on the skills you need to fill the gaps in your knowledge. Choosing a specialization can also have the benefit of helping communicate to hiring managers that you have a clear intention for your career and can help you stand out in a competitive job market.
Career outlook for a finance MBA
Invigorate your career with a highly applicable finance MBA
An MBA in finance can help any type of professional prepare to work more confidently with data and investment analysis to make well-informed decisions about the financial operations of an organization. Marquette’s customizable finance specialization can help you navigate your career journey. Whether you: work in sales and want to become more knowledgeable about the financial side of business, are aiming for a career in the C-suite and want a well-rounded degree, or are already working in business administration and want to pivot to a investment-dominant role or field (like the tech industry or startups).
Professionals with this degree and specialization could become:
- Financial advisors
- Bank managers
- Product managers
- Business analysts
- Chief executive officers
- Financial analysts
- Risk management managers
- Financial managers
Become a stronger candidate for financial roles
Students pursuing this specialization can boost their resume with highly applicable skills such as:
- Commercial banking management skills
- Uses of capital and mechanics of finance in real estate
- How to use statistical fintech software like R, Python and SQL*
- Ethics and social responsibility involved in financial positions
- Understanding the behaviors behind financial management decisions
- Financial management for multinational firms
- Knowledge of topics like corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and financial restructuring
*These courses count as MBA electives in addition to the Finance specialization.
Online MBA finance specialization curriculum
Students intending to complete the finance specialization should choose 12-credit hours of courses listed on this page in order to meet specialization requirements.
FINA 5370: Sustainable Finance (3 credit hours)
FINA 6130: Bank Management (3 credit hours)
FINA 6140: International Financial Management (3 credit hours)
FINA 6163: Real Estate and Investments (3 credit hours)
FINA 6165: Fixed Income Market and Securities (3 credit hours)
FINA 6175: FinTech: Foundations and Applications (3 credit hours)
FINA 6190: Behavioral Finance (3 credit hours)
FINA 6200: Advanced Financial Management (3 credit hours)
FINA 6931: Topics in Finance (1-3 credit hours)
Online MBA in finance FAQs
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Invest in yourself with an online MBA in finance from Marquette.
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