Bigger Goals Demand Broader Thinking

You know finance. Now multiply that advantage by diving deeper and thinking bigger at the same time. Earning an M.B.A. with a Finance concentration empowers accelerated career growth in ways a traditional Master’s Degree in Finance can’t.

Build senior-level business savvy, with a well-rounded curriculum covering all key disciplines, while also furthering your financial expertise. The combination is a formidable advantage for startups and C-level positions alike.

  • Combines core M.B.A. classes, with specialized focus on corporate finance, securities analysis, portfolio management, and financial institutions and markets.
  • Finance concentration emphasizes theory and analysis, including relevant techniques of economic analysis, mathematics, and statistics.

Apply now for NSU’s M.B.A. concentration in Finance.

Quick Facts

Curriculum
NSU’s M.B.A. program is 40-49 total credits to complete, depending on undergraduate coursework.
Start Dates
The M.B.A. in Finance concentration is available to start in August, October, January, March and May.
Delivery Options
Classes for the M.B.A. in Finance program are offered online and in the evening at our Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. Core M.B.A. classes are offered online or on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus through our full-time and evening programs.
Tuition

Tuition for the degree program is $899 per credit hour. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.

Certificate

The College of Business also offers an Finance Certificate program for non-degree seeking students. Learn more about obtaining an Finance Certificate.

Earning Potential

Financial Manager $117,990 Average Salary Per Year

7% Projected Employment Growth

Chief Financial Officer $175,110 Average Salary Per Year

6% Projected Employment Growth

Financial Analyst $80,310 Average Salary Per Year

12% Projected Employment Growth

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Finance Curriculum

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M.B.A. Core Courses (22–31 credits)
Credits
ACT 5001*
Introductory Accounting ( ACT 5001* )
ACT 5140
Accounting for Decision Makers ( ACT 5140 / Credits: 3 )
3
FIN 5008**
Business Finance ( FIN 5008** / Credits: 3 )
3
FIN 5130
Financial Management ( FIN 5130 / Credits: 3 )
3
ISM 5150
Information Systems Strategy and Data Management ( ISM 5150 / Credits: 3 )
3
MGT 5001
Developing Academic and Career Success ( MGT 5001 / Credits: 1 )
1
MGT 5105
Managing Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World ( MGT 5105 / Credits: 3 )
3
MGT 5170
Applying Strategy for Managers ( MGT 5170 / Credits: 3 )
3
MKT 5125
Marketing Decisions for Managers ( MKT 5125 / Credits: 3 )
3
QNT 5000**
Foundations of Business Statistics ( QNT 5000** / Credits: 3 )
3
QNT 5160
Data Driven Decision Making ( QNT 5160 / Credits: 3 )
3
Finance (18 credits)
Credits
FIN 5503
Real World Finance for Managers ( FIN 5503 / Credits: 3 )
3
FIN 5540
Banking ( FIN 5540 / Credits: 3 )
3
FIN 5545
Financial Engineering ( FIN 5545 / Credits: 3 )
3
FIN 5550
Investments ( FIN 5550 / Credits: 3 )
3
FIN 5570
Advanced Corporate Finance ( FIN 5570 / Credits: 3 )
3
Concentration Electives (Choose one)
Credits
Open elective—any course in HCBE excluding ACT, CHS, PUB, and TXX prefixes ( / Credits: 3 )
3
FIN 5580
Finance Internship ( FIN 5580 / Credits: 3 )
3

* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair or designee. Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of C has been completed in the past 10 years.
** Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of B- has been completed in the past 5 years.

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