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M.B.A. with a Major in Finance

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(954) 262-5067
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You like making money, working with money, and advising other people on what to do with their money. Now, multiply that advantage by diving deeper and thinking bigger at the same time.

The M.B.A. with a major in Finance provides you with a foundation in advanced business administration, along with courses tailored to financial topics. You’ll gain a broad understanding of corporate finance, securities analysis, portfolio management, and financial institutions and markets. You’ll learn from Fortune 500 business executives and other industry leaders who can provide insights and leadership, while you do hands-on work on real-world projects.

This combination of business and finance, coupled with the unique opportunities offered by our program, will give you a competitive advantage in a crowded job market.

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Admission Deadlines:

Winter II 2021: March 1, 2021
Summer 2021: April 30, 2021

  • M.B.A. core courses offered weeknights or during the day on the main campus and online. Finance courses offered weeknights on the main campus and online.
  • Program can be completed in as little as 21 months.
  • Program begins five times annually with starts in August, October, January, March, and May.

For more information about the program, please contact:

The Office of Graduate Admissions
(954) 262-5067
1-800-672-7223 ext. 25067
hcbeinfo@nova.edu

Total credits: 37-46

M.B.A. Core Courses (22-31 total credits)

Finance Major Courses
(15 total credits)
Choose four:
FIN 5503 Real World Finance for Managers  
FIN 5540 Banking  
FIN 5545 Financial Engineering  
FIN 5550 Investments  
FIN 5570 Advanced Corporate Finance  
Choose one from the following:
FIN 5580 Finance Internship  
XXX XXXX Open elective course in HCBE excluding CHS prefix
Current students: Please consult your Academic Advisor for program requirements or access SharkLink for your Degree Works audit. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Advisor or Degree works audit can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.

Full-Time professionals are available to discuss the M.B.A. with a Major in Finance curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.672.7223 Ext. 25067 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.

Course Descriptions

ACT 5140 : Accounting for Decision Makers

Linda Kidwell, Ph.D.

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FIN 5130 : Financial Management

Albert Williams, Ph.D.

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MGT 5105: Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World

Leslie Tworoger, Ph.D.

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MGT 5170: Applying Strategey for Managers

Jason Cavich, Ph.D.

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MKT 5125: Marketing Decisions for Managers

Bay O'Leary, Ph.D.

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The following prerequisite course may be necessary for certification completion.

ACT 5001 Introductory Accounting*
FIN 5008 Business Finance*
QNT 5000 Foundations of Business Statistics*

* 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 earned in the past 10 years

Students have three options for satisfying a program prerequisite course:

  1. Complete course(s) offered by the H. Wayne Huizenga Collee of Business and Entrepreneurship;
  2. Complete a proficiency examination administrated by a testing organization that has national recognition, such as CLEP and DANTES. Students selecting this option must complete the requirements within their first two semesters with HCBE. After the second semester, courses must be completed with HCBE. Official transcripts must be received by the office of Academic Advising one week prior to register for courses requiring the prerequisite requirement.
  3. Complete the course with another regionally accredited institution. Students should obtain verification from an academic advisor regarding course equivalency at another institution. Students will need to supply a course description for initial evaluation. A course syllabus may be required if additional review is needed.
  • An application and $50 non-refundable application fee. CLICK HERE to APPLY ONLINE
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or for students with degrees from foreign institutions, an official foreign academic evaluation stating equivalent bachelor’s degree, must be submitted from a NACES organization www.naces.org 
  • Students who have earned a degree from a foreign non-English speaking country must submit English proficiency test scores, (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, Duolingo, ELS)
  • Additional documents and may be required along with the GMAT or GRE based on review by the admissions committee.

Please contact us directly for minimum GPA requirement and required English proficiency test scores. View additional admission information

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